Frankfurt a. M., 6 August 2018 – Frankfurt digital services provider Bookwire makes another gain in international distribution: dtv Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co KG is handing over its entire eBook portfolio to Bookwire for distribution in all relevant shops outside the EU.
The contract between Bookwire and dtv covers distribution of the entire catalogue in eBook shops in all countries outside the European Union (EU).
Shops supplied by Bookwire for dtv include global players Amazon, Apple, Kobo and many more, as well as the relevant library aggregators (including Bibliotheca, Odilo, Overdrive Library), and shops with high market penetration in the individual countries (including Tagus Books, Hipertexto, Wook).
“Our talks with dtv confirmed that our service philosophy meets the specific needs of an increasingly fast-paced and demanding digital market. As the technical basis, our Bookwire MACS software satisfies all requirements, and our experienced team support sales by closely advising our distribution partners”, says Jens Klingelhöfer, CEO of Bookwire GmbH, about the cooperation with dtv. “We are glad that, in dtv, another renowned publisher is enjoying the benefits of our package.”
Bookwire – Next Level Digital Publishing.
Digital service provider Bookwire was founded in Frankfurt in 2009 as a service provider for publisher distribution of eBooks and digital content. Publishers of any size can take advantage of the professional and independent, complete service, including conversion, supply, marketing and billing and consequently have access to all eBook shops. This service has since also been extended to the digital audiobook sector so that publishers can get all of their solutions from one point of contact. The range of services for currently more than 1,500 publishing clients, with over 300,000 eBooks and 40,000 audiobooks, has been continually expanded into the sphere of marketing and, since October 2016, into print-on-demand products, in order to generate the best sales revenue with the publishers. This also includes customer service with the latest software solutions and a personal contact person to guarantee individual advice and support. Bookwire GmbH is managed by founders Jens Klingelhöfer and John Ruhrmann, as well as Marlies Hebler, and currently employs 46 staff in Germany, Spain, Brazil and Mexico.
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