2nd Annual Publishing Innovation Winners Announced Random House, Tonto Books, Warner Bros Digital Publishing among top winners The 2nd Annual Publishing Innovation Award Winners were announced on January 16, 2013, at a luncheon gala hosting more than 400 publishing … More
QED, which stands for Quality, Excellence, Design is part of the Publishing Innovation Awards this year. The QED is the “Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval™” for ebooks – it signals to an ebook reader that the title will render well in whatever their preferred reading format and that they can buy with confidence. It is an emblem that publishers, authors, and content creators can affix to their ebook cover and metadata that assures readers they can read that title where they want, how they want.
Ebook and Enhanced Ebook titles entered into the Publishing Innovation Awards will go through a thorough, professional 13-point design review with an eye towards readability across multiple devices and in multiple formats. The QED is judged on More
2013’s most innovative ebooks, enhanced ebooks, book apps and transmedia projects hail from a cross section of publishers proving creativity is not dependent on deep resources. The world’s favorite cartoon characters, hobbies, novels and topics of debate are all fodder … More
The Publishing Innovation Awards honor the most innovative ebooks, enhanced ebooks, and book apps in 14 categories. It is the mission of the PIAs to highlight excellent publishers/authors, encourage new thinking, and improve the reading experience in the digital age. … More
Enter your titles in one of 14 categories to compete for the most prestigious award in digital publishing: the Publishing Innovation Awards. New this year: separate categories for ebooks, enhanced ebooks, and book apps.
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The judging criteria and the QED were created in partnership with leading digital publishing design and production experts, who make up the advisory council. The advisory council provides input and information on the evolution of the awards so that the PIAs remain true to their mission of encouraging high-quality digital publishing.
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