Germany-based Bookwire announces a major new client in ebook distribution, and Frankfurt Book Fair partners with a distribution association on a new networking event.
The culprit-of-choice for the new report’s ‘downturn’ in e-reading is ‘screen fatigue.’ And the usual confusion follows a data-challenged overview.
Catching industry observers off-guard, Shelfie—the Canadian bundler of ebooks with customers’ print editions—quietly announces its service is folding.
Dichotomies of local and global, major and modest, resonated throughout the International Publishers Association’s 31st Congress, convened in the run-up to London Book Fair.
‘Reedsy for Publishers’ is on the way, as the 2-year-old UK startup rolls out its Reedsy Book Editor with collaborative functionality to come.
After three years of cold calls to publishers, BitLit has found traction with ebook bundling and expanded into audiobooks with distributor Findaway.
Why must library patrons wait for weeks to read the latest bestsellers when there are so man more great books to discover?
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.