When questioned about their ebook businesses, many small publishers report that they have little confidence that they're following best practices in production, design, or marketing, partly a result of the dearth of reliable information. When it comes to small publishing, a number of important questions could be examined:
How much are small presses paying to have their ebooks made? And by what means — in-house preparation? outsourced formatting?How do they feel about DRM?Through which retailers are they selling their ebooks, and in which territories?
This must be the book industry’s year of consumer-facing websites. The latest publisher to join the trend is Simon & Schuster with their pop-culture, “binge-worthy” website Glommable, run by its Touchstone Books imprint. According to the site’s description, it’s the place to find content from the most “innovative, inspiring, and forward-thinking creators.” That content includes …
I’m sure most of you bristle at the thought of curators being more valuable than creators. After all, the former have no job without the latter. I agree, but it’s not as if the content creation population is declining. In...
Up to 10 Publishing Startups to Receive Equity Investment and Mentorship
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Ingram Content Group announced the launch of its new accelerator program, 1440, named for the year Johannes Gutenberg perfected his printing press technology. Built on the belief that publishing innovation has the power to change the world, 1440 aims to find and accelerate startups creating the next breakthrough innovations in the publishing industry.
“At Ingram Content Group, we pride ourselves on constantly looking for innovative technologies and ideas to help our customers improve their business,” said John Ingram, Chairman and CEO of Ingram Content Group and Chairman of The Nashville Entrepreneur Center. “We’re excited to collaborate with the EC and Jumpstart Foundry to advance the publishing industry.”
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