Bonus Material: O’Reilly’s Global iPhone App Distribution Visualized

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka As Andrew Savikas argued in today’s main article, digital distribution easily breaks down borders and the focus for a sales team is global, not local. As an example of this argument, Andrew Savikas points to O’Reilly Media’s iPhone apps, which are purchased predominantly in the US, though in a higher overall proportion by overseas buyers. Savikas provided …

German Buch News: Heubach’s 100,000 iPhone Downloads

In German Buch News, News by Siobhan O'Leary

By Siobhan O’Leary Hamburg-based IT service provider Heubach Media announced that in just six months, 100,000 e-books were downloaded via its mobile apps. Heubach project manager Steffen Kohlhagen told BuchMarkt, “Six-figure downloads demonstrate the high acceptance of e-books on the iPhone.” Online book and media portal Buch.de announced positive results for the first half of the year, said Boersenblatt. Sales …

German Buch News: Campus Crashes Anderson; New iApps

In German Buch News, News by Siobhan O'Leary

By Siobhan O’Leary On the heels of Chris Anderson’s much-tweeted-about interview in Der Spiegel, Buchreport interviewed Franziska Schiebe, the online representative of Anderson’s German publisher,¬†Campus Verlag. Schiebe announced that Campus has moved up publication of Anderson’s¬†Free to September (from Spring 2010) to take advantage of the buzz that has erupted in the wake of the 300,000 free downloads of the …