Tag: publishers

by Paul Lentz

Everyone is talking about wearable tech and Internet-connected or “smart” devices. And rightfully so. According to the research firm Canalys, the market is expected to triple in size next year alone based on mainstream consumer adoption. However, few are talking about the implications for digital publishers and why they should pay attention. From Pebble and [...] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Maybe you’ve always had an idea for a book but were too daunted by the traditional gatekeepers of agents and publishers. Well now you can dust off the manuscript and get read to publish, because the growth of self-publishing services and social media makes it easier than ever to self-publish your book. But whether you [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

Social networks are a powerful way to spread the word and spark conversations about great content, but they can present a double-edged sword. “Our best communities, reviews, and highlights about us are on these networks,” RebelMouse founder and CEO Paul Berry told me in a recent phone interview. Yet, “when the people who care about [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Opponent of major e-book settlement fights back with cartoon (PaidContent) 2. What’s the Point of Publishers in a Digital Age? (Digital Book World) 3. Publishers back African literacy effort with e-books (NYT) 4. Nook Simple Touch users irate that it [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Apple won’t settle in DOJ e-book case (PaidContent) 2. Barnes & Noble gets downgraded amid increased e-book competition (Reuters) 3. Some libraries try to buy e-books directly from smaller publishers (SF Chronicle) 4. Why the growth of digital books has [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Facebook unveils new features including long-awaited scheduling (The Next Web) 2. The Denver Post and its #theatershooting coverage (The Buttry Diary) 3. Reading app Zite adds more big-name publishers to its program (PaidContent) 4. Grief in the age of social [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. What the global e-book market could look like in 2016  (PaidContent) 2. Why growth of the Amazon Kindle in Europe could be hindered by recent Google deal (PaidContent) 3. Libraries, publishers at odds over access to digital books (Kansas City [...] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

At the recent Collab/Space 2012 event, more hands shot up when Journalism Accelerator’s Emily Harris asked who was interested in generating revenue than for any other question. Clearly, there’s big interest in collaborating to earn money. Here, then, are some pointers on collaborating to earn revenue and otherwise improve business performance. Share The Pie to [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Publishers could reach settlement with 50 states in e-books case (PaidContent) 2. NBC will stream live all 30-plus sports in upcoming summer Olympics (NYT) 3. California’s lieutenant governor snags gig at Current TV (NYT) 4. Spotify teams up with Coca-Cola [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. What journalists should know about Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram (Poynter) 2. More than 1 in 3 U.S. households have at least one TV hooked up to the web (PaidContent) 3. To keep readers, traditional publishers need to figure out how [...] more »