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Posts Tagged ‘NetGalley’

Don Linn to Launch Firebrand Associates

Firebrand Technologies, the company behind the NetGalley digital review service, revealed some major changes today.

Don Linn has been brought in to oversee the companies new management consulting service, Firebrand Associates. Linn previously served as book group publisher at The Taunton Press and CEO of Consortium Book Sales & Distribution. Former Harcourt senior vice president Tim Cooper will be working with Linn on his team.

Doug Lessing, who previously served as director of client relations, has been named president of Firebrand Technologies. Susan Ruszala, who previously served as NetGalley’s sales and marketing director, has been promoted to president.


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Penguin Partners with NetGalley

Starting this winter, Penguin Group (USA) will distribute review copies through NetGalley–a digital option for book reviewers.

Penguin can now invite reviewers, media contacts, and other professional readers to access digital galleys (some in full color) and promotional materials. NetGalley works on both computers and eReading devices (including Nook, Kobo, Sony eReader, and iPad).

According to the release, 85 publishers currently use NetGalley and its services. Some of those publishers include Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hachette Book Group, and HarperCollins Publishers.

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