Toronto-based Wattpad announces another international content development deal for Asian markets, and Sweden’s Bonnier has a film option for ‘Spotify Untold.’
First word of programming for the new Frankfurt Audio Summit features a keynote from Spotify in Europe and plans for a multi-dimensional exhibition area in Hall 3.1.
Focusing on issues specific to African creators, Nwaogu twins built platform Publiseer to enable writers and musicians sell their content online.
Building on a decade of experience in international ebook distribution, Bookwire expands into publishing software solutions with its new ‘Bookwire OS’ offering.
At Frankfurt’s The Markets conference, publishing experts spoke about revenue models in the book business and the need to better understand consumers.
Penguin Random House ‘holds an effective veto on the success of ebook subscription services,” says Shelfie’s Peter Hudson.
Can a ‘gateway to worldwide subscription services’ for self-published authors up the ante for those services? Two Danes think believe it can.
‘We clean up the messes of data that are created by these digital services who are using music,’ says Audiam’s Euvin Weeber, who speaks about rights and royalties at our Rights Conference on Monday (June 13).
The available platforms for the trade focus on either a rent/subscription model or an advertising model. Which do you prefer and why?
Justo Hidalgo argues that 24Symbol’s business model is a counterbalance to piracy, fills a need for readers, will generate print sales for publishers.