Content and Digital Asset Management

Bublish Makes Online Marketing a Natural Part of Publishers’ Workflow
January 14, 2016 at 1:38 pm

Book marketing is perhaps one of the most upended areas of the publishing industry, thanks to the rise of the internet and digital content. As physical bookstores have shuttered, removing much of the marketing space books once occupied, publishers and authors have had to fight for reader attention online. And that fight for attention is…

Press Release: Shelfie Partners with Findaway to Offer Print-Audiobook Bundles
December 15, 2015 at 3:16 pm

VANCOUVER, BC—December 14, 2015—Today, Shelfie announces a partnership with leading audiobook distributor, Findaway, to offer audiobook bundles to readers on titles from Blackstone Audio, Gildan Media, Hachette Audio, HarperAudio, Naxos Audiobooks, Scholastic Audio. With this deal, Shelfie adds titles from New York Times bestselling authors Joe Hill, Harper Lee, Chris Kyle, Suzanne Collins, Michael Connelly,…

Press Release: Booktrack Announces Deal with Digital Publisher Canelo and Sony DADC's User Rights Management Solution
December 4, 2015 at 12:04 pm

SAN FRANCISCO—December 3, 2015—Booktrack, the first company to enrich the ebook experience by adding movie-style soundtracks and ambient sound while you read, today announces a partnership with London-based digital publisher Canelo and the integration of Sony DADC's User Rights Management Solution to enable Booktrack to provide a flexible open standard content protection system for ebooks.…

Everything Is Miscellaneous: Why Publishing Needs Tagging
November 23, 2015 at 1:32 pm

Walk into a bookstore, and chances are you’ll see books divided into sections by genre. Romance, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Mystery, and so on. It’s the most common system of categorizing books, conversationally and from the data-management perspective of the book world. Genre is also incredibly limiting at times. There are dozens upon dozens of subgenres across…

B&N Launches Nook Audiobook Apps for iPhone, iPad
November 11, 2015 at 2:14 pm

Remember the audiobook service Barnes & Noble launched last year? Me neither, but it's back in the news again today. After a year of waiting, B&N has released Nook Audiobooks apps for the iPhone and iPad. They're also finally launching a website where you can buy the audiobooks:

Press Release: Springer Nature and UNSILO Release Pioneering New Interactive Related Content Service on SpringerLink
October 26, 2015 at 11:52 am

NEW YORK—October 26, 2015—Springer Nature announces the launch of an interactive Related Content service on the SpringerLink platform. The service will make it faster and easier for researchers to discover relevant scientific content and is powered by UNSILO, a Semantic Discovery Engine that captures trending ideas and novel scientific concepts as they emerge. The new…

Press Release: Inkling Partners with SPi Global to Build Digital Content Experience
October 12, 2015 at 2:37 pm

MANILA, Philippines—October 12, 2015—SPi Global, one of the world’s leading content and knowledge solutions provider, has expanded its digital technology enrichment portfolio to include Inkling. As a certified and preferred partner to Inkling, SPi expands its digital and interactive media solutions towards cloud-based infrastructure with structured authoring and integrated tools/workflow. The professionally designed content will…

Press Release: Sheridan Expands its Print Management System to Accommodate Self‐Service POD Orders
September 28, 2015 at 11:33 am

HUNT VALLEY, Md.—September 28, 2015—Sheridan has expanded its automated print management system, Sheridan Select, to include a self‐service component granting publishers the ability to upload a book or journal title and place a print‐on‐demand (POD) order within a single transaction. Upon logging in to the Sheridan Select portal and initiating a POD order, publishers are…

Be Inspired By Online Media When Designing Digital Books
September 15, 2015 at 1:02 pm

As book publishers adapt to a world where both print and digital editions are desirable to readers, it is important for us to focus on formatting the content in a way that best suits how it is being read. But what readers, authors, publishers, and retailers often forget...