Digital Book World: Day One in The House

Following the introduction by Conference Chairman, Mike Shatzkin of The Idealogical Company, Shiv Singh, VP at Global Social Media Lead, Razorfish delivered the keynote speech. We have become pretty familiar with the mantra of publishers needing to step beyond the confines of the models which have pre-existed for years in the industry. Singh, from his […]

Irish Author Paul Reid One of Four Novelist To Be Published by AmazonEncore

We may still consider Amazon one of the leading online retailers, but today’s announcement from their Seattle headquarters reinforces the status and development of Amazon as a publisher in their own right. Four novels will be published this spring by Amazon’s own imprint, AmazonEncore, and all of them were entries in the 2009 Amazon Breakthrough […]

e-books: Kassia Krozser on Publishing Perspectives

Kassia Krozser has written an article today over on Publishing Perspectives about the development of e-books and that it’s time for us to learn to walk before we try to run. She argues publishers and authors have yet to perfect the presentation and potential of the e-book in a envoirnment where we are already talking […]

Digital Book World Conference – New York 2010

The two day conference, Digital Book World, at the Sheraton Hotel, New York, starts on Tues 26th. We will be covering the highlights of events there this week. Here is a snippet from the official site for Digital Book World. “Digital Book World isn’t just about strategies; it’s also about the network. Because of our […]

Gemini International – Reviewed (Updated 2017)

Gemini International are an Irish-based printers servicing several Irish publishing houses as well as offering print services for self-publishing authors. Originally Gemini International Limited began in 1973 providing secretarial, copy typing, photocopying, publishing and printing services to Dublin’s city-centre business community. Gemini invested very early on in the 1990’s in digital page-composition systems and was […]

e-books: May The Battle Commence!

Daily Finance this morning takes an insightful look at the imminent war in the world of e-book retailing. If we are to believe Sarah Weinman, Publishing Industry Reporter for Daily Finance, then the coming months may very well define who the biggest playmakers are going to be, and crucially, whether publishers can maintain control on […]

The Open Publishing Guide – Rochester Institute of Technology

Rachael Gootnick is a recent graduate of the School of Print Media at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She has written an introductory piece for selfpublishingreview on the work and research being carried out by students and directors Open Publishing Lab which provides a free resource for self-publishing and independent authors called The Open Publishing […]