Digital Publishing

E-Book Versus Paperback: The Threat to Traditional Publishing That No Author Can Ignore

Stephanie J Hale | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Stephanie J Hale

Personally, I love to have a glossy book that I can flick through. I've always enjoyed browsing in bookstores. Yet I confess that I also like the 24/7 accessibility of e-books, the speed, the instant access, the lack of clutter in my home.

Modern Publishing

Chris Saunders | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Chris Saunders

I've kicked around the publishing game for a while. In the past decade I've had two books published by traditional publishers, and four by digital publishers. On the flip side, I've collected more rejections than I can count. I've experienced the high's and the low's, and now I'm going to share with you some of what I've learned...

Leveraging the Video Gold Rush

Dominique Busso | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Dominique Busso

I was inspired to see that digital publishers are reporting a 14% lift in overall revenues after what has certainly been a challenging few years, with online video continuing to be the fastest growing advertising format for digital publishers, up 21% year on year.

The Digital Generation Demands Greater Ownership of Content

Shane Happach | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Tech
Shane Happach

The ways in which music, films, TV programmes and reading material are purchased and consumed has transformed as a consequence of the online revolution. The digital industry has grown exponentially, and there has been a shift from the physical to the digital across all types of content and services.

Internet Sensation, Not Overnight Sensation

Anne-Marie Scully | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Anne-Marie Scully

If tweeting or blogging on fan fiction sites isn't your thing and you prefer the traditional medium of a book, you no longer need to wait for a contract from a traditional publisher to get your work out there thanks to ebook retailers like Amazon and Kobo who offer self-publishing platforms.

Ten Commandments Go Digital

PA | Posted 10.02.2013 | Home

Digital versions of some of the most significant religious manuscripts in the world - including a 2,000-year-old copy of the Ten Commandments - have b...

Ten Commandments Go Digital

PA | Posted 10.02.2013 | Home

Digital versions of some of the most significant religious manuscripts in the world - including a 2,000-year-old copy of the Ten Commandments - have b...

Advertising - Let's Get Real(Time)

Dean Donaldson | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Tech
Dean Donaldson

Why is our advertising stuck in the 20th Century? Why are our ads not as dynamic and up to date as the information we are constantly consuming through our unlimited data plans, broadband connections, and digital touchscreens?

Replicate or Re-Design? How Do You Take a Magazine Online?

Colin Bennett | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Tech
Colin Bennett

A year ago when we were researching the UK magazine market in an effort to assess the enthusiasm, or otherwise, of publishers for having tablet editions we concluded that they still had some doubts about whether they needed to have App editions of their titles or not.

Sainsbury's To Take On Amazon In E-Book Battle

PA | Posted 12.08.2012 | Home

Sainsbury's has launched itself into the e-book market with a deal to buy HMV's stake in online digital book retailer Anobii. The UK's third larges...

What's Revolutionary About E-Books?

Matthew Crockatt | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home
Matthew Crockatt

It has taken developers 40 years to come up with a way of reading electronically that people enjoy. In the end they had to make the experience as close to that of reading a printed book as possible. People have an emotional relationship to the way they read.

Should Single Short Stories Be Sold Or Given Away Online?

Matthew Crockatt | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK
Matthew Crockatt

If you were in a bookshop and picked up a collection by Alice Munro it would cost nothing for you to read a story to see if you liked her work. If you did you would then go to the till and purchase the entire collection.

Made in Britain by Gavin James Bower

John Lucas | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
John Lucas

The riots that raged through the UK earlier this year and the more recent anti-capitalism demonstration at St. Paul's Cathedral have revealed the prescience of Gavin James Bower's second novel, Made in Britain, injecting the book's marketing campaign with a degree of focus it might otherwise have lacked.