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Archive for October, 2011

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Inside Nature’s Giants iPad app

HarperCollins Digital team up with developers Isotoma – experts in 3D models for the iPad, and Windfall Films who produced the CGI and video for the TV series. Combined, these elements create a state-of-the-art interactive app.

Books at the heart of a cross media strategy

The teen audience in particular craved content, by 2003 UK teens were already living their life out on line through Bebo the children’s social network.

Dr Seuss app

The upside of rediscovering ‘lost stories’ by a well-loved author like Dr Seuss these days is that there is so much more to talk about than simply cover design and a refreshed imprint page.

Is BBC's 'Fewer: Bigger: Better' an approach for publishers?

The BBC and publishers have something of a shared history when it comes to digital. At the dawn of the digital age neither were in the content business, the BBC was predominantly a broadcaster and publishers created physical books. However, both were aware this new age was going to dramatically alter the way their audience interacted with their products. Now, as the digital age settles down to an early lunch, both entities have realized the critical nature of grappling with all things digital to win.

London Unfurled for iPad

Projects like this are not just experimental for publishers anymore – they have an immediate requirement to be profitable commercial ventures in their own right.

Jason Epstein and the future of publishing

One of the biggest highights of the Tools of Change conference in Frankfurt yesterday was hearing Jason Epstein’s thoughts on the future of the publishing industry.

The new crowd at Frankfurt Book Fair

“It’ll make for an interesting Frankfurt…” was a phrase uttered this week, and undoubtably versions of this phrase have been uttered all over the world….

Sticker Dolly Dressing App

There are certain people out there who will see this app, breathe a sigh of relief and say ‘bloody genius’. more »

Picturebook App

Picturebook is a free iOS app that adopts a DIY approach to storytelling.

Twitter versus video versus books

It’s an awkward time to start a literary press, but it’s probably one of the best times too. Right now more »

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