Skyreader’s New App – Draw Along Pip!

The first interactive children’s ebook from international bestselling writer and illustrator Leslie McGuirk. Now with Skyreader’s Draw Along feature!  With over 600,000 copies sold worldwide, Leslie McGuirk originally introduced the world to Pip the Penguin through a beloved series of board books. “The adventures of Pip the Penguin are among the stand-out new board books” – Pittsburgh Post GazetteContinue reading “Skyreader’s New App – Draw Along Pip!”

Ottawa’s Skyreader Media Inc. launches new iPad eBook for Children – Draw Along Pip

Exploding iPad and eBook sales create fertile ground for Skyreader’s ambition Toronto – Ottawa, May 8, 2012 – Her books have been featured on The Martha Stewart show, Town & Country Magazine and People.com. Now best-selling children’s author Leslie McGuirk is teaming up with Skyreader Media Inc. to bring Pip the Penguin to the iPad featuring Skyreader’s new Draw-Along interactivity builtContinue reading “Ottawa’s Skyreader Media Inc. launches new iPad eBook for Children – Draw Along Pip”

Marketing your mobile app is important (and not magic)

The information in this graphic seems obvious, but it is amazing how many conversations I have with potential app developers that lead me to believe they think marketing is magic (and free). — From Mashable, May 2, 2012, by Sam Laird … 68% of respondents to a survey by the marketing company App Promo said their most successful appContinue reading “Marketing your mobile app is important (and not magic)”

Pip The Penguin

DRAW ALONG PIP, the first interactive children’s ebook from international bestselling writer and illustrator Leslie McGuirk is coming soon in May 2012 from Ottawa based Skyreader Media. With over 600,000 copies sold worldwide, Leslie McGuirk originally introduced the world to Pip the Penguin through a beloved series of board books to rave reviews: “The adventures ofContinue reading “Pip The Penguin”

Disintermediation – It is possible and also necessary

It is happening in both the video game market and the ebook market. The sales and distribution model is broken, new tools are being developed that allow the authors or developers to bring their product directly to the consumer. The publishers are doing everything they can to stop progress. The model is broken and mustContinue reading “Disintermediation – It is possible and also necessary”

Make Technology Frictionless…please

I think this article is a very useful insight into user interface design of software and other items. To often I have been presented with a user interface to systems I am designing that are functionally complete but next to useless. To many clicks, to many screens, to much useless information presented and collected. WhenContinue reading “Make Technology Frictionless…please”

Skyreader Media Inc. among local Ottawa firms recently signing new agreements.

Excerpt from the Ottawa Business Journal, March 6, 2012, —- Skyreader Media Inc., Corporate Renaissance Group, March Networks, Solacom Technologies and Telesat Holdings Inc. among local firms recently signing new agreements. Skyreader Media Inc., which has a presence in Ottawa, has teamed up with the San Diego Zoo to produce three interactive e-books for children. TentativelyContinue reading “Skyreader Media Inc. among local Ottawa firms recently signing new agreements.”

Stephen Davis Interviewed by SKY Radio

Privasoft’s Stephen Davis Discusses how to Leverage Technology to Meet the Requirements of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Arlington, VA  – July 30, 2010 – Privasoft, a world leader in specialized software for managing requests in response to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is pleased to feature the interview of Privasoft CTO, Stephen DavisContinue reading “Stephen Davis Interviewed by SKY Radio”