Mexico City is playing host to the Electronic Book International Symposium, which has drawn an impressive roster of speakers from across the Spanish-speaking world.
UK supermarket chain Tesco makes a big move into e-books with its acquisition of e-book platform Mobcast.
BlueLoop Concepts has published a new research report: The eBook Platform Landscape: 8 Trends and 29 Companies Shaping a Market, for independent, DIY authors.
Madrid-based author Bernardo Gutiérrez’s new novel based on the 24 hours preceding the Spanish Occupy demonstrations can be freely edited by readers.
For publishers to make the best use of D2C e-bookselling opportunities they need to have an authentic relationship with their readers, says Sweden’s Publit.
Scholastic’s Storia is a proprietary platform for selling and distributing its own trade titles as well as those of other children’s houses.
Nonprofit Sourcefabric’s open-source book-creation tools offer flexible, low-cost solutions for publishers and multiple authors working on one book or 1,000 books.
Is it wise and worthwhile for publishers to move into their own branded distribution platform? The short answer is yes, provided they have enough of a niche.
Cliff Guren of e-reading platform developer Bluefire discusses why controlling the end-to-end consumer experience should be every publisher’s priority.
Virginie Clayssen, digital manager of Editis, France’s 2nd biggest publishing group, survey’s the Euro e-book scene and says each country ‘has its own rhythm.’