Even with all the recent hype over social networking site Pinterest, many publishers may not be fully aware of its enormous potential for book and magazine marketing—or even what, exactly, the service is all about.
If innovation can be measured by impact, then Flipboard certainly fits the bill. Since its launch in 2010, the app, which aggregates news and information from social media contacts and selected news sources, has rewritten the rules of mobile content delivery through its use of personalized RSS feeds, sophisticated interactivity and a clean, magazine-like design.
Thousands of publishing executives from the book and magazine publishing industries will convene at the New York Marriott Marquis, Times Square, March 19-21, for the Publishing Business Conference & Expo—North America's largest conference and expo of its kind.
Publishing Executive and Book Business magazines have announced that leading U.S. book publisher Hachette Book Group (HBG) and "social magazine" Flipboard have been selected as the prestigious 2012 Publishing Innovators of the Year. The Innovator awards are given annually by Publishing Executive and Book Business—leading publications covering the magazine and book publishing industries, respectively—to recognize significant efforts and achievements in publishing innovation.
The TH(ink) E-reading Summit will take place on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at the New York Marriott Marquis in conjunction with the Publishing Business Conference & Expo, North America's largest conference for book and magazine publishers.
The 2012 TH(ink) E-reading Summit is a half day of programming that offers a better understanding of how e-reading technologies and market developments will create opportunities for selling content from book and magazine publishers.
FutureMark Paper Company, the only North American manufacturer capable of producing up to 100-percent recycled coated paper for magazines and catalogs, significantly expanded its customer roster in 2011.
Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced that Vital Source has grown its e-textbook offering with the acquisition of VPG Integrated Media.
Meredith is closing the hip, DIY darling ReadyMade magazine and eliminating 75 positions from the company as a whole, incurring a $10 million one-time charge in a bid to save costs in the long run.
"Positioning Meredith for continued growth requires periodic realignment of resources, including how we deploy our workforce," Meredith Chairman-CEO Steve Lacy said in a statement confirming word that had emerged hours earlier.