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Jan 21 – Jan 27, 2013 Edition RosettaBooks Completes Record Year
NEW YORK, NY January 24, 2013: In a year when year-over-year eBook industry sales slowed to 34 percent, RosettaBooks announced that it will complete calendar year 2012 with year-over-year sales increases of more than 80 percent.
For the first time, RosettaBooks will also break the $2,000,000 royalty payout mark for its 500 title catalog. RosettaBooks continues to pay the highest royalty rates of any eBook publisher: 50 percent of net receipts up to 2,500 copies and 60 percent of net receipts thereafter.
“We expect continued major growth rates reflecting fundamental consumer demand and our role as the leading independent eBook imprint worldwide, with preferred status among key value chain participants including distributors, etailers, publishers, authors and agents. ” said Marshall Sonenshine, Chairman of the Board of RosettaBooks. “RosettaBooks has always been the trailblazer in eBook publishing, defining the category and aggressively pursuing share through product innovation and marketing expertise. These time tested core competencies will continue to stand us in good stead as the eBook market grows.”
The leading independent eBook publisher is simultaneously getting a digital facelift to ring in the New Year. The new Web site, RosettaBooks.com, leverages the best available presentation for eBooks. The new website features titles, authors, and collections published by RosettaBooks as well as successful promotional campaigns.
RosettaBooks has also rebranded and unified its social media campaigns, which can be found at Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube. The digital tools will be used to announce important releases by RosettaBooks, along with author interviews and interesting factoids about literature and literacy.
“As a leader in digital publishing, we recognize that much of advertising and marketing is done online,” said Klebanoff. “We want to be connected to our readers through their devices. The new website and social media provide the tools to do that.”
Klebanoff blogs for Digital Book World.