Sharjah Book Authority and Ingram Content Group announce a joint venture, Lightning Source Sharjah, a print-on-demand installation at Sharjah Publishing City.
Ingram Touts Print-on-Demand Capacity Boost: UK, Australia, USA
Book distribution giant Ingram announces a new printing and shipping facility in Melbourne, while American and British plants are being upgraded.
At BookExpo: Sharjah Publishing City Signs Ingram Lightning Source
The distribution and remote-printing powerhouse Ingram Lightning Source becomes the anchor tenant at Sharjah Publishing City, the world’s first free trade zone for publishing.
New Zealand, Indian Publishers Go Global Via Ingram POD
NZCER Press of New Zealand and Knowledge World Publishers of India discuss how they employed Ingram’s Lightning Source POD service to reach new markets abroad.
Surprise! Hachette Livre Enlists Google to Scan/Sell 40-50,000 OOP Titles
By Edward Nawotka Google Books in France has been anything if not contentious. It was December last year when a Paris court ruled that Google violated French copyright law and ordered the company to pay €300,000 in damages and interest to French publisher La Martiniere for unlawfully scanning and posting portions of the publishers books on it’s database. Then in …
Building an Author Platform from Scratch
• Publishers want to work with authors who have an existing audience. • Following-up on last Friday’s article about personal marketing, model, author and self-publisher Isobella Jade, shares how she’s built her own impressive platform. By Isobella Jade Whenever a girl comments on my Facebook page saying she just bought my books, I know it is because she Googled words that …
Berlinica is Born: How a German Journalist Became a US Publisher
• Dr. Eva Schweitzer, once a New York correspondent for German newspapers, decided to start her own publishing company focused on books from and about Berlin. • Using technology, a DIY attitude, and her ever-expanding network of contacts, Schweitzer will launch her company on November 11, 2010. By Dr. Eva C. Schweitzer NEW YORK: And this is how I became …
Bonus Material: Epiphany Led Publisher to Digital Outsourcing
By Edward Nawotka Mark Hanusz, publisher of Indonesia’s Equinox Press had an epiphany a couple of years ago: “I was standing in my warehouse, looking at all these books collecting dust, getting mildewed and getting old. I realized that that was where all my money was tied up. Then it hit me, I don’t need to do this anymore.” As …