Browsing by topic: digital publishing

Augmented Reality and the Future of Publishing

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Publishing consultant Bruce Harris sees numerous opportunities for publisher to use augmented reality, which he calls ‘a true amalgamation of digital and print.’

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FastPencil Offers Self-publishing Services to Evernote Users

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FastPencil partnered with Evernote to offer the ability to self-publish Evernote notes as print and ebooks, as well as offer distribution and sales.

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Chinese Book Market Snapshot: Bestsellers, E-publishing, Translation

Chai Jing, one of China's best known TV interviewers, has sold 3 million copies of her book Kanjian (Insight).

Xiaoying Chu at Charlesworth (Beijing) Information Services details the booming Chinese digital publishing market and the strides being make by online booksellers.

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Amazon Explains Why It Thinks $9.99 is the Right Price for Ebooks

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On the Kindle forum, Amazon said it wants to price most ebooks at $9.99, claiming lower prices will sell more books and return more money to authors. Many disagree.

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“Beat Amazon!” Is Not a Business Plan for Startups

Craig Mod

At the Yale Publishing Course, Craig Mod lauds Wattpad, despite its flaws, and urges entrepreneurs to delight and encourage your readers if you want to be a successful startup.

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Publishing Picasso in the “Infinite Real Estate of Digital”

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After 18 months clearing rights, at a cost of some $25k, the Museum of Modern Art has put out the first interactive ebook featuring the work of Picasso.

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Mexico’s Manuvo: Building Book Apps for Spanish Readers

Carlos Mondragón

Award-winning Mexican app development studio Manuvo is at the forefront of building book apps for the Spanish-language market.

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Amazon Appeals Directly to Hachette’s Authors

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon has gone directly to authors ‘hoping to gain hearts and minds – and leverage’ in its dispute with Hachette.

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Oceano Moves Into Ebooks, Mines Smaller Spanish Markets

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Oceano, one of the largest Spanish-language publishers, has finally launched a line of ebook titles out of its Mexico subsidiary aimed at Latin America.

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Why the Digital Magazine Market Is Wide Open

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Allison Reber of Aquafadas asks why are the majority of magazines not going digital, outlines the challenges and reflects on possible solutions.

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