Firebrand Technologies Content Services Expands eBook Offerings, Partnerships, and Reach
June 1, 2012 | 3:26 pm
By Paul Biba
From the press release:
Firebrand Technologies, a leading book industry technology services company, today announces major additions to its Content Services suite. The new offerings – Digital Content Wholesaling, Direct to Consumer eBook Fulfillment, and Sales Reporting Dashboard enable publishers to easily expand their market reach and keep closer tabs on their business directly from their Title Management software.
The new solutions extend Firebrand’s Digital Asset Management and Digital Asset Distribution services so Publishers can painlessly distribute their content and metadata to a broader mix of trading partners, reach more readers, and monitor their business. Highlights of the new services include:
Digital Content Wholesaling – Enables publishers to expand their market reach without multiple contracts but with complete business transparency. Firebrand has established wholesale agreements with leading retailers: Apple, Baker & Taylor/Blio, Barnes and Noble, Copia, EBSCO, Kobo, and Sony, among others.
Direct to Consumer eBook Fulfillment – Develops eCommerce solutions and enable publishers to fulfill orders directly from their existing websites. With these flexible services, publishers align their websites with their business requirements, including: DRM, file format, revenue recognition, and reporting.
Sales Reporting Dashboard – Now it is possible to compile all your sales reports and obtain one view of your business. With a set of standard reports and customizable options, publishers can keep closer tabs on their business and make better decisions.
“The expansion of our Content Services and our new Sales Reporting module is really resonating with our customers and fueling our growth.” says Doug Lessing, President of Firebrand.
Firebrand’s new Content Services and integrated Title Management solutions will be on display in Firebrand’s booth (#4470), at next week’s Book Expo America in New York City.
About Firebrand – Firebrand Technologies (www.firebrandtech.com) provides steadfast leadership and seamless information flow throughout the publishing process. Firebrand’s Title Management Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post-production, marketing and sales; our Eloquence Metadata Services are the fastest, most accurate and cost-effective way to implement ONIX. With Content Services, publishers manage, store, convert and distribute final book content for discovery and sales. NetGalley delivers digital galleys to professional readers; our Ecommerce solutions help deliver direct-to-consumer sales and landing pages.