What is the future of illustrated publishing?

What is the future of illustrated publishing?

Digital printing technology has the potential to transform the illustrated book industry. The classic model for illustrated book publishing established by Paul Hamlyn and others several decades ago saw high overall pre-press and print costs for illustrated titles offset by large print runs, traditionally including one or more coeditions with foreign-language publishers. Today, most – […]

Managing your ebook outsourcing relationship in 2017

Managing your ebook 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, Geethik Technologies have decided […]

Top thought-provoking ebook related blogs of 2016

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, Geethik Technologies have been bookmarking the very best discussions around ebooks and publishing from across the web, and have compiled them into one handy list […]

Digital publishing is now “fabric”, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy

Digital publishing is now “fabric”, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy

This is a guest blog post by Steve Connolly, Publishing Director for FE and Digital at Hodder Education. This blog post first appeared on the Publishing Training Centre Blog. When we pause for thought to contemplate the evolution of digital publishing, it is clear that a revolution has taken place in the way that content […]

Observing the audience: how reader analytics are influencing the industry

Observing the audience: how reader analytics are influencing the industry

Reader analytics are garnering huge attention at the moment and there are at least four major talks at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair discussing how and why publishers and authors can collect data on their readers. But with reader analytics taking the spotlight in publishing, the debate over the ethics of data harvesting and its […]

How to share advance copies of ebooks to those without a suitable device

How to share advance copies of ebooks to those without a suitable device

I was talking to a customer about their ebook publishing programme last week and heard that they are looking for a simple way to send copies of reflowable and fixed layout ebooks out for approval. Their question was this: “Is there a straightforward way for someone outside of the company to open and read an eBook?” […]

Why small publishers sell more books with Nielsen Book2Look

Why small publishers sell more books with Nielsen Book2Look

Small independent publishers and self-published authors need to maximize the impact of their books and ensure they are easily found on the Internet. Ralph Möllers, the founder of a children’s publisher based in German decided to develop his own book widget, Book2Look, that would enable book buyers, both trade and consumer, to look inside the […]

What can publishers learn from Pokemon Go?

What can publishers learn from Pokemon Go?

Long considered nothing more than a gimmicky fad, it turns out that augmented reality (AR) is actually alive and well. At least that’s the case when it’s associated with a brand as large as Pokemon. By now you’ve undoubtedly heard all the Pokemon Go stories and maybe you’ve even dodged a player or two, overly-focused […]

iAuthor launches book sampling tool

iAuthor launches book sampling tool

iAuthor, the book discovery platform, launches LitSampler 2.0 today. Here iAuthor’s founder, Adam Kolczynski, tells us more. What is LitSampler 2.0? LitSampler 2.0 is iAuthor’s book sampling tool. An industry-first, it allows authors and publishers to upload an enticing excerpt of their book, controlled from their iAuthor dashboard. Readers can try before they buy, decreasing […]

Engaging new readers using Nielsen Book2Look widgets

Engaging new readers using Nielsen Book2Look widgets

Julia How co-founded The Witcherley Book Company in 2013. They now have a list of over 50 titles in an expanding catalogue, mainly covering puzzle books and comedy fiction. Here Julia talks about how The Witcherley Book Company have been using Nielsen Book2Look widgets for engaging their readers. Around 40% of the world’s population has an Internet […]