Reports in Russia describe a 60-percent growth in ebook sales last year, and analysts say digital formats may grow at 30 to 50 percent for years to come.
In quick expansion, the Russian ebook subscription service Bookmate started life as an e-reader producer, and evolved into a subscription service.
If the digital revolution has had one consequence, it means you need to make your books easily available and discoverable everywhere, always…but how?
Simon Dunlop, CEO of Bookmate, says that publishers’ lack of commitment to or understanding of the ebook subscription business led to Oyster’s demise.
Bookmate, a Russian ebook subscription service, wants to attract English language publishers to its platform to cater to developing markets.