Iman Ben Chaibah launched Sail Publishing 12 years ago as an ebook-first company. She’s since added print books and an online store.
‘IPA Academy’ Digital Publishing Program Set for a March 7 Opening
The ‘IPA Academy’ program being opened with Sharjah Book Authority, is geared to support publishers with digital skills and advancement.
Bookwire’s New ‘Digital Consumer Book Barometer’: 2020 Data
The latest ‘Digital Consumer Book Barometer’ includes statistics from Italy, the German-language markets, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, and French-language Canada.
Spanish-Language Digital Publishing: A New Report
A new digital publishing report based on Bookwire’s Spanish-language customers cautions the book industry on ‘What We Need To Learn.’
McGraw Hill’s Digital Learning Tools See Strong International Uptake
Some 15 percent of the 5.9 million activations of the McGraw Hill Connect education platform in 2020 came from outside the United States.
French Publishers Issue ‘Special Containment’ Report on Digital Book Usage
A new survey from French book publishers indicates that users in lockdown were more interested in reading and adopted more digital formats.
At the Readmagine Conference Online: The Pandemic’s ‘Acceleration of Trends’
Rüdiger Wischenbart in his Readmagine presentation says the coronavirus may speed up pre-pandemic book trends, including the growth of backlist audiobooks.
Nostalgia Can’t Stop Latin America’s Imminent Digital Future
Despite the nostalgia for print at a recent e-book symposium in Mexico, regional publishers are finally ready to fight for “pole position” in the race to digital.
Edinburgh University Press Sees Sales Surpass £4 Million in 2021
Digital acceleration: Growth outlined in Edinburgh University Press’ annual report includes a 49-percent gain in ebook sales, year over year.
The Arab Publishers Association’s Mohamed Rashad: Challenges and Lessons
From the protection of copyright to censorship, taxes, and the need for digital acceleration, a survey of Arab publishers’ hurdles ahead.