Browsing by topic: USA

Simon & Schuster Enters the World of Paid Online Video


Simon & Schuster announced the launch of its new video platform, SimonSays. Consumers can pay to watch video courses on health, finance, and self-help.

Posted in News Blog | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Argentina’s BajaLibros Aims to Sell Ebooks to All of America


In an effort to defy difficulties at home, Argentine e-bookseller BajaLibros is aiming to sell ebooks throughout Latin America as well as the United States.

Posted in Discussion | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Global Ebook Retailers Race to Beat Amazon into Latin America

Manuel Dávila of Ghandi

Global Spanish-language ebook retailers are racing to capture Latin American readers and bolster ebook sales before Amazon makes a big push into the region.

Posted in Growth Markets | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

January 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The Remains of War

Our monthly selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, uncovers a superb memoir of a WWII concentration camp in Indonesia.

Posted in Book Review | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Download this Report on Children’s Ebooks and Fanfiction

Digital Book World 2014. (Photo: A.E. Fletcher Photography, 2014)

As a preview to next week’s Launch Kids track at the Digital Book World conference, download this free report on children’s ebooks and fanfiction.

Posted in Children's | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Nathan L. Brown: The Self-Publishing Poet Laureate

Nathan Brown

Oklahoma’s former Poet Laureate Nathan Brown discusses how his career was transformed by his decision to transition into self-publishing, tripling sales.

Posted in Discussion | Also tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Books That Get Us Excited: The World Between Two Covers

The World Between Two Covers

Blogger Ann Morgan read 197 books—one from each UN recognized nation plus Taiwan—and her work has now been compiled into a new book to be published in May.

Posted in What's the Buzz | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

World Editions Translates Dutch Lit for English Readers

Eric Visser

Veteran Dutch publisher Eric Visser launches World Editions a new translation house focused on bringing Dutch and international lit to a global readership.

Posted in English Language | Also tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Scribd Raises $22 Million to Bolster Ebook Subscription Biz

Trip Adler, CEO of Scribd

With $22 million in new funding, Scribd will boost its ebook subscription business by acquiring new content, and growing internationally.

Posted in News Blog | Also tagged , , | 1 Comment

New Ways of Publishing Translations

Rebecca Carter is a literary agent with Janklow & Nesbit  UK.

Janklow & Nesbit literary agent Rebecca Carter discusses how independent publishers specializing in translation are changing the market for the better.

Posted in English Language | Also tagged , , , , | 4 Comments
  • Get Publishing Perspectives in your inbox each day and stay up-to-date on international publishing.