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US Custom Publishing Council reports sector boom and changes its name

US Custom Publishing Council reports sector boom and changes its name

One of the key industry bodies that represents the US customer publishing industry has changed its name. Apparently reflecting a new era in custom media - and the monumental impact content has today on all marketing initiatives - the Custom Publishing Council (CPC) has changed its name to the Custom Content Council (CCC). Read more »

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25thFeb 2010

Research finds that most Europeans use the web on a daily basis

Research finds that most Europeans use the web on a daily basis

New research has highlighted how a high proportion of European Internet users go online six or seven days a week. The research from IAB Europe took in sixteen European markets, including the UK, and surveyed over 32,000 people. It concluded that 76% of the respondents browse the web for over an hour each day with the heaviest users coming from Eastern Europe. Read more »

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25thFeb 2010

Kobo, a unique eBook platform, arrives in the UK

Kobo, a unique eBook platform, arrives in the UK

Kobo, an eBook shop backed by the US wing of the retail store Borders, launches in the UK today. It boasts a library of over 2 million titles and is supported by a range of large publishers including Random House UK, Penguin Group UK, Bloomsbury, Simon & Schuster UK and Faber & Faber. Read more »

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24thFeb 2010

Twitter hits 50 million tweets per day

Twitter hits 50 million tweets per day

In a post on his blog yesterday Twitter's analytics guru Kevin Weil confirmed that there are now over 50 million tweets a day.

"Folks were tweeting 5,000 times a day in 2007. By 2008, that number was 300,000, and by 2009 it had grown to 2.5 million per day. Tweets grew 1,400% last year to 35 million per day. Today, we are seeing 50 million tweets per day-that's an average of 600 tweets per second. " Read more »

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23rdFeb 2010

Condé Nast to produce upmarket business title for Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks

Condé Nast to produce upmarket business title for Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks

Condé Nast's contract publishing division has secured a deal to publish an upscale business lifestyle magazine for Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks.

The bi-annual title, provisionally called the Journal, will target the banks' wealthy clients and offer intelligent, business and lifestyle content, according to Condé Nast. Read more »

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23rdFeb 2010

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