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5 things publishers should know about Kindle Unlimited for readers

Ebook subscription services are commonly hailed as the Netflix for books and Kindle Unlimited, launched back in July 2014, leads the pack. There are few serious competitors to consider in this market, especially after exits from Oyster and Entitle. Scribd also drop its unlimited model last year in favour of a more sustainable ‘Select’ […]

Who is buying and reading ebooks?

Anyone with an eye on ebook buyer behaviour can’t fail to have noticed the latest dismal headlines. After what looked like a bracing start for the format, ebook sales are reported to be in a state of steady decline amidst accounts of print book revivals and ‘digital fatigue’. According to the Publishers Association, UK […]

The 5 best sites for reading ebooks online

No e-reader? No tablet? No problem. You can still read books online using your preferred browser. There are some really great options out there to match a variety of reading styles. Here are five (and a few bonus suggestions) that we think are well worth adding to your list.

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New e-reading devices for 2017

With so many apps, sites and hardware options at our fingertips the market for dedicated e-readers has begun to narrow. However, there are still plenty of reasons for avid readers to invest in a single-purpose device: Battery life still outperforms that of tablets and smartphones; the focus remains on reading so keeps distractions to […]

EPUB for Education: what is happening?

Delivering digital formats of educational resources isn’t something new. Most education publishers have been offering electronic versions of texts for decades. Digital developments help to provide interactivity, immediate analytics, and an increase in social connectivity linked to learning. It’s an exciting time to be in the classroom, as the variety of online resources expands […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Managing your e-book outsourcing relationship in 2017

As the New Year kicks-off, it is an opportunity to evaluate and re-think existing relationships – in an effort to make 2017 a more efficient, and smooth-running year. After ten years of working with book publishers on successful projects, from e-book conversions through to some of the most complex typesetting work, we have decided […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|7 Comments

Top thought-provoking ebook related blogs of 2016

Is 2017 the year you start to read up on the industry and changes sweeping the publishing world? Well we have made it a bit easier for you. Throughout 2016, we have been bookmarking the very best discussions around ebooks and publishing from across the web, and have compiled them into one handy list […]

By |December 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|45 Comments

DRM- Digital Rights Management

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The area of E-book DRM is a hotly debated topic. Some argue that DRM makes E-book publishing complex, while others have shown that eliminating or relaxing DRM might be good financially for the publishers due to the increase in legitimate buyers outweighing the effects of piracy.
There are four main E-book formats available today, […]

By |September 4th, 2015|Blogs|65 Comments

Apple launching a new app called “Apple News”. Monetization is made simple with “iAd”, Apple’s advertising platform.

Apple will be launching a new app called “Apple News”.With the Apple News Format, you’ll be able to create beautifully crafted layouts with custom typography, rich photo galleries, videos, and animations — all optimized for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

The list of publishers includes Conde Nast, Vox Media, Mashable , New York Times, Washington […]

By |September 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|24 Comments

7 ESSENTIAL PUBLISHING MARKETS FOR 2015

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By |September 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|11 Comments