Firebrand Technologies and NetGalley welcome new Chief Technology Officer

Firebrand Technologies and NetGalley welcome new Chief Technology Officer Firebrand Technologies and NetGalley, each a strategic part of the Firebrand Group collection of companies owned by Media Do International, have announced the appointment of Tom Shawver in the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Read More…

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NetGalley hosts webinar for publishers on Thursday

NetGalley hosts webinar for publishers on Thursday NetGalley will host a webinar for ECPA publishers on Thursday, January 28 at 2 pm Eastern time. NetGalley helps publishers promote digital review copies to book advocates and industry professionals. Hundreds of publishers make digital review copies and audiobooks available for the NetGalley community to discover, request, read, and review.  Plus, ECPA members receive a 10% discount on NetGalley’s subscription service.  In this webinar, you’ll learn: How to use NetGalley to reach important audiences Ways…

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NetGalley suffers data breach

NetGalley suffers data breach PW – NetGalley, the service for digital downloads of advance readers copies of books, suffered a data breach on December 21 that may have revealed some personal information to hackers.  The company became aware of the issue when its homepage was defaced and, after further investigation, realized there was “unauthorized and unlawful access to the backup file of the NetGalley database. “Our database backup was stored in the Amazon Cloud. There was a temporary lapse in…

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NetGalley launches audiobook support and new reading/listening app

NetGalley launches audiobook support and new reading/listening app July 13, 2020—NetGalley, the industry-standard service that delivers secure digital review copies and targeted promotions to book advocates, today launched two major enhancements to the NetGalley service: Audiobooks and the NetGalley Shelf app. Available now in both the U.S. and U.K., these additions greatly expand the NetGalley platform. The sustained growth of the audiobook market over the past several years has led audiobook publishers to seek new ways to promote their books…

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NetGalley launches a premier level of service: NetGalley Advanced

NetGalley launches a premier level of service: NetGalley Advanced January 25, 2019—NetGalley LLC, the industry-standard provider of secure digital review copies and marketing solutions to readers of influence, today launched NetGalley Advanced—a premier level of service to help publishers track and analyze NetGalley trends across divisions, and make strategic decisions earlier. NetGalley continues to dovetail with publishers’ current marketing, publicity, and sales strategies, while expanding their pre-publication reach to new audiences. NetGalley Advanced offers even more tools and insights for…

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NetGalley Announces NetGalley.co.uk and NetGalley.jp

NetGalley Announces NetGalley.co.uk and NetGalley.jp Evers now Assistant Director of NetGalley UK Newburyport, MA, USA, 11 October, 2017 —NetGalley, LLC, the company that provides publisher marketing services and secure, digital review copies to reviewers, media, librarians, booksellers and educators, today announced the launch of a new country-specific site for the United Kingdom, which will be live 25th October. Additionally, NetGalley.jp (which has been in beta release for several months in Japan) will have its official launch on 17th October ,…

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NetGalley adds support for excerpts via Dial-a-Book, Firebrand’s excerpts service

NetGalley adds support for excerpts via Dial-a-Book, Firebrand’s excerpts service Contact: Susan Ruszala, President, NetGalley susan.ruszala@netgalley.com December 2, 2015—NetGalley today announced that shareable excerpts are now available on book pages in NetGalley when they are included in the Dial-a-Book excerpt database. Dial-a-Book, part of Firebrand Technologies, is a free service for publishers which creates, aggregates and distributes first chapter excerpts to industry partners such as BN.com, Baker & Taylor TitleSource, EBSCO/host, ArcaMax, Cokesbury, and libraries subscribing to OCLC FirstSearch/WorldCat. “NetGalley…

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NETGALLEY INTRODUCES WISH GRANTING, A NEW PROGRAM TO FACILITATE BOOK GIVEAWAYS AND REVIEWS

NETGALLEY INTRODUCES WISH GRANTING, A NEW PROGRAM TO FACILITATE BOOK GIVEAWAYS AND REVIEWS 29 September 2015—NetGalley today announced a new “wish granting” feature which will allow publishers to facilitate digital book giveaways and generate reviews from professional readers and consumer influencers using the NetGalley platform.  Susan Ruszala, NetGalley’s President, commented, “NetGalley’s 275,000+ member community is incredibly diverse: thousands of key A-list media, for example, but also a growing number of uber-fans who wield influence in social reading communities or online….

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NetGalley request links now available on IPR License

NetGalley request links now available on IPR License  New York, June 9, 2015—NetGalley, which provides secure, digital galleys to a growing community of professional readers, today announced that links to request NetGalley titles will now also be available on the IPR License platform.  IPR License is a global rights and licensing trading platform, currently housing over 14 million records. Titles on the system are promoted to over 50,000 publishers in 90 countries via its regular global bulletins. Users of IPR…

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Worldwide expansion as Firebrand adds senior staff in the UK; NetGalley launches in France

Worldwide expansion as Firebrand adds senior staff in the UK; NetGalley launches in France New York, April 7, 2015—Firebrand Technologies, a worldwide provider of publishing systems and technologies, and NetGalley, which provides digital galleys to professional readers, have announced two events which will significantly strengthen their presence in new markets.  First, Firebrand is pleased to announce the appointment of Satvinder Virdi as Senior UK Relationship Manager, based in London, with responsibility for sales, projects and support of UK and European-based…

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Blogging for Books Adds NetGalley to Platform for Seamless Digital Galley Distribution

Blogging for Books Adds NetGalley to Platform For Seamless Digital Galley Distribution Blogging program launched by WaterBrook Multnomah expands to Crown and now offers NetGalley service Contact: Susan Ruszala susan.ruszala@netgalley.com, 908-456-3383 Contact: Carisa Hays chays@penguinrandomhouse.com, 212-782-9277  (New York, – March 6, 2015) — Effective immediately, The Crown Publishing Group’s successful Blogging for Books program — which provides authorized bloggers with access to review copies of the publisher’s latest titles — will now include digital galley fulfillment via NetGalley. Authorized Blogging for…

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