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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Blurb® And Consolidated Graphics (Cgx) Deliver Integrated Print-On-Demand Workflow To Businesses Using Adobe Indesign Plug-In

With Publish powered by Blurb, Consolidated Graphics customers can now design and print high-quality runs of one unit and up, for projects requiring immediate delivery. APRIL 18, 2012 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA and NEW ORLEANS, LA)––Blurb®, the creative publishing and marketing platform, today announced that it is partnering with Consolidated Graphics (NYSE: CGX), one of the […]


Disney Publishing Leaving White Plains for California

Publishers Weekly • April 24, 2012 Just short of five years after it relocated most of its New York City employees to nearby White Plains, N.Y., Disney Publishing Worldwide is again embarking on another move, transferring over 100 DPW employees to Glendale, Calif., where they will be with Disney Consumer Products and Disney Interactive and […]


What Exactly Is Environmentally Preferable Paper?

Dead Tree Edition • Sunday, April 22, 2012 To understand why selecting environmentally preferable paper is so challenging for publishers and other print buyers, consider these three recent news items: National Geographic Society worked with Hearst Enterprises and Verso Paper to help mostly small land owners achieve Sustainable Forestry Initiative certification for well over 1 […]


Google Ends eBook Agreement with Indies

Publishers Weekly • By Judith Rosen • Apr 05, 2012 On Tuesday representatives of Google contacted the American Booksellers Association and Powell’s Books to announce that it will end its Google eBooks reseller program worldwide. In February, it had seemed as if independent booksellers were getting a reprieve when Google reinstated some affiliate stores that […]


States fight back against's tax deals

The Seattle Times • Originally published April 2, 2012 at 10:00 PM • By Jim Brunner, the world’s largest Internet retailer, currently collects sales taxes from customers in just five states, including Washington, giving it a price advantage of up to 10 percent in most of the country. But the days of tax-free Internet […]


2012 Crash Course and Advanced Publishers Roundtable

Are you new to publishing or just trying to get a handle on current digital developments? Either way, we have something for you on May 8th! Register today!