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Posts Tagged ‘Nook’

Roll Call: Northern Lights Direct, NCM Media Networks, TBWA Paris, and More

As part of its strategic growth plans, Northern Lights Direct will relocate its Chicago office. The move to the new, larger office space will help the agency service its expanding U.S. client roster. “The move is exciting for us…[it] represents an important milestone,” says CEO Sandy French. “It will also allow us to continue providing the personalized, high-level service to our U.S. clients that we are known for.” (Release)

Stephen Ochs joined National CineMedia’s NCM Media Networks (NCM) as senior vice president of marketing. In his new role based in NCM’s New York office, Ochs will oversee all marketing for the company’s cinema advertising sales division. He will also be involved in the further integration of NCM Media Networks’ digital and mobile presence, as well as managing NCM’s pioneering content partnerships with brands like Vevo and Funny or Die. (Release)

Wendy Bronfin, formerly director of product management for Nook at Barnes & Noble, is leaving to become SVP of consumer products and marketing at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on November 26. (Publishing Trends)

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Tools Round Up: Superfly, Kobo, Visbli, and more

Superfly, a tool that helps users organize their travel rewards, is out of beta. It has a new design and domain (for those who are familiar with it) and helps users not only track the points they’re earning, but helps users maximize them. [via TechCrunch]

Kobo will launch a touchscreen version of its e-reader in June. Sony has had a touchscreen e-reader for some time Mashable says, but Kobo is brought to you by Borders, making it the first bookseller-backed touchscreen e-reader. A New York Times story says that while tablets are the top choice for most magazine publishers, women’s magazines are finding success with readers who own the Nook Color, Barnes & Noble’s e-reader.

Visbli has launched “Sneak Peek,” which gives users Twitter link analytics that shows how much traffic others have driven to a shared link. The company describes it as a “Compete.com for Twitter.”

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