The continuation of our series on illustrated book publishing in the US looks at the digital market, where sales pale compared to print counterparts.
Reading on mobile phones is on the rise and increasingly, publishers are designing and marketing for a mobile reading experience, writes the WSJ.
LitRes, Russia’s dominant ebookseller, is helping to develop the country’s National Digital Library, which is expected to host 1.5m + titles by 2018.
Madrid-based library ebook and digital distribution platform Odilo is expanding globally with a catalog offering 300k titles in Spanish, English and more.
E-readers and digital publishing continue to foster the market for the hardest forms of erotic fiction, a market traditional publishers fail to serve.
Online writing platform Wattpad is licensing and syndicating its users’ stories for print, film and TV as a form of promotion and revenue generation.
A survey of Colorado independent bookstores reveals ebooks sales are tiny and offer just a pittance of profit — often just 50 cents a book.
Russian publishing is seeing its publishers print fewer books and raise prices, thus slowing sales, putting writers’ livelihoods in jeopardy.
Ferol Vernon of Written Word Media argues that online, email book marketing is at its most effective when addressing readers in precise verticals.
Orbile, a new Mexican ebookselling platform created by Kobo and bookstore chains Gandhi and Libreria Porrúa, will offer 70k ebooks on launch in September.