March 2017

March 31, 2017

Let’s Get Technical

Selling ad space on a website is a bit like the game where you have to guess which upturned cup,… Continue Reading Let’s Get Technical
March 31, 2017

A New Perspective

The disability conference held in Nicosia, Cyprus on 27-28 March 2017 was the platform for Council of Europe’s new disability strategy… Continue Reading A New Perspective
March 31, 2017

Print Is Not Dead

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The infamous line from Ghostbusters (one of many) was taken as a rallying cry for digital publishing five years ago. Magazines… Continue Reading Print Is Not Dead
March 24, 2017

Evading CAPTCHA

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The ‘Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart’ is one of the most infuriating things on… Continue Reading Evading CAPTCHA
March 24, 2017

Fear, Learning And Reading

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The benefits of reading for children are well documented. Reading boosts language, vocabulary and communication skills; it improves concentration, cognitive… Continue Reading Fear, Learning And Reading
March 24, 2017

Second Life: How The Story Of Evergreen Publishing Is Being Retold.

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Republishing, repurposing, reposting, whatever we choose to call it, it’s been taking place for years as savvy publishers make their… Continue Reading Second Life: How The Story Of Evergreen Publishing Is Being Retold.
March 24, 2017

Advertisers, Good Moods, And ESP

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It’s hardly news that advertisers spend their time trying to make you feel good about their products in the hope… Continue Reading Advertisers, Good Moods, And ESP
March 17, 2017

Are You Listening?

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In 2016, audiobooks were the big story for publishers. Strong sales (triple-digit growth in some cases) showed that they not… Continue Reading Are You Listening?
March 17, 2017

A Level Playing Field?

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So much of the online accessibility focus is on ensuring that those with disabilities can access retail, educational and employment… Continue Reading A Level Playing Field?
March 17, 2017

Avengers Assemble!

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It would seem print publishing is undergoing a revival, of sorts. Last week’s blog looked at how Breaking History, a… Continue Reading Avengers Assemble!
March 10, 2017

Knowledge is Power

Question: When is a textbook not a textbook? Answer: When it has been produced without care and attention to fact… Continue Reading Knowledge is Power
March 10, 2017

‘Tapping’ Into an Opportunity

Global marketing and communications giant WPP’s CEO makes a good point: traditional ad budgets have been spent on print (newspapers and… Continue Reading ‘Tapping’ Into an Opportunity