Tekstum is a new company offering big data analytics for the Spanish market that analyzes everything from social media impact to the emotions present in books.
Alejandro Piscitelli argues that machine driven book analytics is a practical tool to help society deal with the exponential increase in book publications.
Andrew Rhomberg explains how Jellybooks smart software embedded in ebook ARCs allows publishers to unobtrusively glean crucial pre-pub data from readers.
A panel at Digital Book World last week offered several insights on how ebook platforms are analyzing user data and what they have discovered.
Silicon Valley tech analytics upstart CoverCake was created exclusively for the publishing industry to track the impact of social media on campaigns.
Using the novel A Year and a Day by Virginia Henley, book discovery site BookLamp.org has put together an amazing infographic of the thematic flow of the book.
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story discusses what the book contract of the future might entail. A big part of that future is the new resource of online analytics that will enable authors to engage more fully and in real time with their readers, typically through blogging or social media. As Liz Bury, author of the article, explained to me …
By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead story Liz Bury considers the state of the ISBN debate as regards to the proliferation of e-books in various formats. The debate going on is whether or not it is necessary to issue separate ISBNs for each e-book in each format. More ISBNs mean better analytics on the retail end, but require added logistics. …