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Top tips on e-publishing

These top tips by AmbITion Scotland lead consultant Hannah Rudman review the main e-publishing platforms and considerations when planning a digital publication. It is relevant to any cultural, heritage or arts organisation that has print publications such as catalogues, text and guide books, non-fiction books, etc.

Kindle Guildelines for Publishers

As of January 2013, these were the most up-to-date guidelines on publishing for Kindle. If you prefer to learn via video, then YouTube has a huge range on the subject of publishing for Kindle. You will be able to find the latest version by signing in with an Amazon account to Kindle Direct Publishing – this […]

Digital R&D podcast: education & learning

#artsdigital podcast from Arts Council England 5: Dave Patten, Head of New Media, Science Museum; Max Whitby, Co-Founder and CEO of Touchpress; and Kirsten Campbell-Howes, Director of Learning, at digital agency Soda join John in the studio to debate hot topics including: whether technology can and should replace teachers and the traditional structures of learning, […]

TheKnowledge: Publishing

TheKnowledge – Digital Strategy in Culture by Art of Digital London has an excellent guide to digital/e- publishing. Thanks @aodl!

Digital 2012

Monetising Content was the theme of Scotland’s national conference for the digital and creative industries, Digital 2012. Held at SECC 29th & 30th March 2012, organised by Interactive Scotland and AmbITion Scotland, the conference brought together almost 500 of the creative and digital industries’ professionals from throughout Scotland. The content highlighted here is specifically of […]

Nielsen’s latest survey: most online content should be free, but some should be valued (case in point: NT Live!)

With the San Francisco Chronicle’s online offering today reporting on Nielsen’s new survey that 85% of internet users want online content to be free, cultural organisations could begin to panic about what the business model is for digitising their product… However, as ever, I’m not panicing, and am quietly confident 🙂 Nic Covey, Nielsen’s director […]

Read:Write – literature in the digital age

{Article originally posted to AmbITion Extranet by Adrian Slatcher} Read:Write is a downloadable report from The Future of the Book commissioned by Arts Council England to look at the changes facing publishing and writing in the internet age. Download from here… http://www.futureofthebook.org.uk/

Roll up, roll up… it’s the virtual book tour

{Article originally posted to AmbITion Extranet by Adrian Slatcher} Fed up standing in the rain to see J.K. Rowling? Annoyed at having to travel miles to hear what Jeremy Archer has to say? Concerned that you’ll never write another word because of all the Waterstones signings your publisher is insisting you do. All of these […]