Storytime Goes Digital: Assessing the Children’s E-Book and App Market at TOC Bologna

In Children's, Digital by Guest Contributor

*+-O’Reilly’s Tools of Change conference at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair focused on apps vs. e-books, legacy publishers vs. start-ups, and adapting to this digital world. By Sophie Rochester The children’s market is a huge opportunity within the digital publishing arena, but for the first time, computer and tech publishing giant O’Reilly Media took it’s “Tools of Change” conference on …

US Children’s Publishing Embraces Digital Changes

In What's the Buzz by Helen Gregg

*+-By Helen Gregg On Tuesday, December 7, Publisher’s Weekly and Digital Book World hosted an online seminar (or webinar) called “Children’s Publishing in the Digital Age.” Moderated by PW’s Co-Editorial Director Jim Milliot, speakers included Susan Katz, president and publisher of HarperCollins Children’s Book Group, Rick Richter, founder of Ruckus Media, and Kate Wilson, founder of UK-based Nosy Crow. Each …

Should Publishers Launch Branded App Stores?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

*+-By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead story Dean Johnson of Brandwidth, a UK-based app developer, offers his advice on how publishers can harness the power of apps to create and deliver a dynamic reading experience. One of his suggestions is for publishers to each launch their own branded presence on the Apple app store. “It will offer greater visibility and promotional …