Tagged: Bookmate

Subscriptions shrug off Oyster

Publishers are signing up to subscription services at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair despite the recent news that start-up Oyster, a proponent of the model,... Read more

Oyster's business model was 'deeply flawed'

The chief executive of e-book subscription service Bookmate has said Oyster was "killed" by publishers who feared the challenge it posed to their existing e-book... Read more

Bookmate expands to Indonesia, partners with Indosat

Social e-reading subscription platform Bookmate has expanded into Indonesia, partnering with telecommunications network Indosat to bring mobile reading to Indonesian customers. The companies aim to... Read more

Scribd buys Librify

Scribd has acquired Librify, a social e-reading platform, for an undisclosed sum. Librify was founded in 2013 and launched publicly last summer as a social... Read more

More UK publisher deals for Bookmate

Russian e-book subscription service Bookmate has agreed a deal with Bloomsbury, Faber Factory and Harlequin, which will add more than 15,000 backlist titles to its... Read more

Ignoring subscription imperils sales

Publishers risk losing sales and “consigning themselves to the past” if they ignore subscription services, providers have warned. Speaking to The Bookseller Daily, subscription companies... Read more

Indie publishers sign up to Bookmate subscription service

E-books from Head of Zeus, Profile Books and Ingram are now available on subscription service Bookmate. The Russian e-book platform launched its English language arm... Read more

Bookmate adds HC for English push

HarperCollins US will be the first English language publisher to sign up titles to Russian e-book subscription service Bookmate. The publisher has agreed to allow... Read more

Bookmate launches new subscription reading app

Bookmate, the Russian subscription-social e-reading service, has released a new app tailored for reading  books on smartphones and tablets. The app’s features include a... Read more

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