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There’s no such thing as too much book metadata

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The quality of book metadata, or information about a title, can dictate its market success. But why aren’t publishers applying it with best practice principles in mind?

By kylie@deanta | May 29, 2019 | Publishing, Book metadata, Online digital publishing, Future of book publishing, digital publishers, ebook production Read More

How digital publishers can fight fake news

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In the current era of rapid technological change, consumers devour content with a voracious appetite. But are they becoming less discriminate about veracity and truth – values on which publishers have traditionally staked their reputations?

By kylie@deanta | May 15, 2019 | Publishing, Online digital publishing, Future of book publishing, digital publishers, fake news Read More

What traditional publishers can learn from rabble-rousers

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Amidst the alarmist rumours about the future of print publishing, what lessons could the industry learn from rabble-rousing digital natives? What are some of the ways indie publishers are succeeding in the volatile book market?

By kylie@deanta | February 15, 2019 | Insight, Publishing, Online digital publishing, Future of book publishing, traditional publishers Read More

Will the books of the future write themselves?

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Some of the world’s most respected inventors, scientists, and technology experts courted controversy when they declared that artificial intelligence could soon replace humans.

By kylie@deanta | February 15, 2019 | Insight, Future of book publishing, Future publications Read More

Digital publishing isn’t cheap - nor should it be

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While the Internet has connected the world like never before, it has also led people to believe that everything online should be free. This causes problems for the publishing industry, known for not being a particularly high-margin business.

In this blog, we’ll discuss:

  • False assumptions about eBook production costs and challenging the free mentality of the internet
  • Emphasizing the pre-publication process

By kylie@deanta | February 15, 2019 | Epublishing, Online digital publishing, Digital print publishing, ebook production, pre-publication process Read More