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by hedrickef
Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Does the Church publish to Kindle?
Replies: 15
Views: 2509

Re: Does the Church publish to Kindle?

That is a great suggestion! I will look into that today and see about getting the Church into this. Let me know if you have any more ideas like these. I appreciate everyone's feedback.
by hedrickef
Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Does the Church publish to Kindle?
Replies: 15
Views: 2509

Re: Does the Church publish to Kindle?

Thank you for everyone's posts. I wanted to respond to some of the comments that have been made. Yes, the Church is officially in the Kindle Store. We have been publishing a selection of e-books into Amazon, iTunes, Deseret Bookshelf, and the LDS Online Store. We are slowly opening other new channel...
by hedrickef
Fri Feb 10, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: Interactive Books & Magazines
Topic: Interactive Book for 7-Inch Tablets Testing
Replies: 40
Views: 19992

Update

Thank you everyone for being so involved in this test project. Just to let everyone know, this is brand new territory for us. That's the reason we are testing this platform on all different devices. The APK is now available via the Interactive Books and Magazines wiki. Instructions and the URL to th...
by hedrickef
Mon Feb 06, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: Interactive Books & Magazines
Topic: Interactive Book for 7-Inch Tablets Testing
Replies: 40
Views: 19992

7'' Tablet Test Update

I wanted to give everyone an update on the 7'' Tablet Test project. The APK file will most likely be available tomorrow (Tuesday, February 6th) along with a link where you can submit feedback to. We ask that those who are testing the app on their 7ā€™ā€™ tablet devices respond within 7-10 days. Iā€™m work...
by hedrickef
Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:55 am
Forum: Audiobooks
Topic: Audiobooks
Replies: 13
Views: 8930

Thank you everyone for your replies. We have been looking heavily in to producing more audiobooks for different Church content. Currently we are restricted to distributing our audiobooks either through LDS.org or iTunes Podcasting. We have been looking specifically at Audible, which is the largest d...
by hedrickef
Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: Interactive Books & Magazines
Topic: Interactive Book for 7-Inch Tablets Testing
Replies: 40
Views: 19992

Update

Thank you again for everyone's responses to this thread. I wanted to address a few of the questions and learning processes we have discovered so far. The LDS Ensign and The Coat app are designed for larger screen tablets (iPad, Xoom, Galaxy Tab 10). It is possible to side load these apps to a differ...
by hedrickef
Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: Interactive Books & Magazines
Topic: Interactive Book for 7-Inch Tablets Testing
Replies: 40
Views: 19992

Interactive Book for 7-Inch Tablets Testing

My name is Emily the Product Manager for Interactive Books & Magazines project. Last month we released our first two interactive publications to the iTunes App Store and Android Market. The first is the LDS Ensign app. This is an interactive version of the November General Conference issue. The seco...
by hedrickef
Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: Audiobooks
Topic: Audiobooks
Replies: 13
Views: 8930

Audiobooks

Hi, my name is Emily with Media Services. I'm currently overseeing production and publishing of audiobooks for the Church. Over the past 9 months we've been seeing more and more people download our audiobook (m4b) format. With the growing popularity we want to make sure and have audiobooks available...
by hedrickef
Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Digital Media
Topic: Audiobooks
Replies: 15
Views: 7120

My name is Emily with the Media Services Department. I'm currently overseeing audiobook distribution for the Church. Currently our audiobook portfolio is for General Conference and the Christmas Devotional. We are looking at possibilities to develop more content for other broadcasts and shows. We ha...
by hedrickef
Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: Mobile Applications
Topic: IOS 5 Newstand: paid app top of heap
Replies: 10
Views: 2751

Update

We are live on iTunes for our first interactive magazine and book. We have the October General Conference issue and this is a beta test to see the reception behind a digital version of the Ensign magazine. We are using the same digital magazine platform that National Geographic, Wired and Martha Ste...

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