2015 is projected as good year for Authors and Publishers

At the beginning of 2015, we at ReadMyStori appreciate:

  • Feedback and inputs from Readers
  • More than 10,000 likes on Facebook
  • Follow on Twitter and Pinterest
  • 130% increase in book downloads and even more reads

We have enhanced User Experience for Readers on Android platform, will soon be releasing ver 2.0 on iOS (Apple iStore). 2015 is projected to be a good year for Authors and Publishers  (including self publishing).  Sharing few selected insights below.

A) 11 key topics in the new Digital Book World:

  1. The book publishing industry’s digital transformation and how it’s still in its infancy, with numerous opportunities for innovators, change agents and book business entrepreneurs
  2. How ebooks will continue to open up new, greater audiences for publishers
  3. The aftermath of the Amazon and Hachette dispute, an opportunity for publishers to reflect and reevaluate the book distribution ecosystem
  4. Why publishers should embrace and maximize IT, data and analytics
  5. The importance of learning new skills to master mobile – the world’s fastest growing media platform
  6. How self-publishing will continue to grow as more options arise from technological trendsetters
  7. The educational publishing market’s transformation and the EdTech opportunity
  8. Why navigating the intricacies of international markets is essential for digital book publishers
  9. The role of content marketing in the publishing industry
  10. How dynamic communities, built around content, are supercharging the discoverability of books
  11. The value of partnerships and supply chain collaboration in the book publishing industry

Source: http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2014/eleven-trends-and-opportunities-for-digital-publishers-in-2015/

B) Global E-book market accounted for approximately 12.6 percent of the Global Book Publishing market in 2014 and is expected to increase to 27.8 percent by 2019.  Source: http://www.technavio.com/report/global-e-book-market-2015-2019

C) e-Publishing, lit fests likely to rule the literary world. Last year saw more than 60 book fests, that is an average of more than one a week. Source: http://ibnlive.in.com/news/epublishing-lit-fests-likely-to-rule-the-literary-world-in-2015/521476-3.html

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