NetGalley to open dedicated UK and Japan operations

NetGalley to open dedicated UK and Japan operations

Digital advance-copy service NetGalley is going to launch a UK-specific website and an official Japanese site this month.

The business has been operating in the UK for five years from its US base, but on 25th October it will launch

British writer Stuart Evers [pictured above], who has worked with the company since it became available in the UK, has been promoted to assistant director and will oversee client acquisitions and marketing services for the UK platform.

Around 40,000 people in the UK use the service, which has some 300,000 members worldwide.

Meanwhile, will have its official launch on 17th October, after being in beta for several months.

NetGalley c.e.o. Fran Toolan said: “The UK is our fastest-growing market, and we are thrilled to be able to provide its own dedicated site, while preserving the ability to promote to US influencers. We are also pleased and excited that has now achieved enough momentum in Japan to warrant a full release.”