Jim Bryant draws examples from Trajectory.com bookselling partners in China to argue that superior, localized metadata increases book sales — everywhere.
In Romania, online sales now account for 20% of the $110 million book market, with interest in ebooks and English-language titles also on the rise.
Deborah Emin of Sullivan Street Press discusses the challenges of selling ebooks from her own web site and why she moved to using an ebook distributor.
Poland’s top online bookstore, Merlin.pl, is up for sale, and many believe this is that of consolidation in a saturated Polish online marketplace.
Ricardo Fayet, co-founder of Reedsy, an online publishing services marketplace, discusses the startup’s business model and philosophy.
Technical books, with charts and graphs, have always been a challenge for e-readers like the Kindle. DCL, working with MIT Press, believes it has come up with a solution.
James Appell of Bookmate.ru, Russia’s leading ebook subscription service discusses the company’s ambitions to expand beyond Russia’s borders and to beat piracy.
Consultancy IDC is claiming Russia is now among the world’s top ebook markets, joining the US and China, with more potential for growth.
Publishing Perspectives’s latest column for the Italy’s Giornale della Libreria covers the frontline battlegrounds in publishing, from print vs. digital, to books vs. videogames.
The National Library of Norway is planning to digitize all the books (in Norwegian at least) by the mid 2020s.