New OverDrive publisher partners – June 2011

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Gather ‘round boys and girls; the time has come, yet again, for us to roll out the red carpet to announce the newest members of the OverDrive family. “Again,” you say? That’s right, because if you haven’t caught on yet, this riveting blog post happens once a month. And because any and all seasonal innuendos… Read more »

SYNC program introduces teens to audiobooks

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OverDrive has partnered with AudioFile’s Audiobook Community and leading publishers once again to introduce young adults to the joys of audiobook listening with SYNC. The annual summer reading program, taking place this year from June 23 to August 8, connects teens with the audio version of one popular title and one corresponding classic title every… Read more »

Intro to digital distribution for publishers

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If, as a publisher, you have not jumped on the digital book bandwagon yet, why in the world not? All signs point to more and more growth in the industry. For example, Since April 1, for every 100 print books Amazon.com has sold, it has sold 105 Kindle books. And in February, eBooks ranked as… Read more »

New OverDrive publisher partners – May 2011

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Would it be too cliché to say it has indeed been a very merry month of May? Seeing as we love clichés and puns just as much as the next guy (linguistics are kind of our thing) we’ve got no qualms with using them liberally. So, without further ado (or any more tangents) we bring… Read more »

Tips for maximizing sales available at BEA

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As the global leader in digital book distribution, we are consistently asked one question: “How can I improve my sales?” Well we’ve got good news—OverDrive has created an easy-to-use guide with best practices and promotional opportunities for doing just that. We will spell out what we are doing to get your content in front of buyers,… Read more »

Retail partners: Stay informed with Bookseller Bytes

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Last month we released the first issue of Bookseller Bytes, an informational monthly newsletter geared toward our Retail Partners.  In each issue we will highlight upcoming releases, new publisher partners, service updates, and even tips for managing your OverDrive-hosted digital collection. The newsletter is a free resource, and retail partners with access to Content Reserve… Read more »

New OverDrive publisher partners – April 2011

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April showers bring May flowers, and while we’re not too keen on rainy days, we realize this water has done wonders for all of the new publishers that have sprouted up in the past 30 days. Like a romantic, Little House on the Prarie-esque stroll through a garden newly in bloom, we’ve hand-picked this colorful… Read more »

eBooks became the No. 1 format for February. What’s next?

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There was good news for the digital publishing industry: eBooks ranked as the No. 1 format along all trade categories for the month of February, according to Association of American Publishers February 2011 Sales Report. This first was a major milestone for digital books as they continue to gain popularity among readers. The report, which… Read more »