Random Media, an integrated media and entertainment company, has signed an agreement with LMH Publishing, the leading general book publisher in the Caribbean.
The agreement will result in LMH being one of the first Caribbean publishers to have titles available in Apple’s new iBooks store that allows owners of iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches to purchase electronic books.
In July 2008, Random Media became, through its Realvibez brand, became one of the first Caribbean-oriented companies able to earn revenue from content placed on the YouTube, opening digital revenue channels for content owners. This ebook deal is a continuation of opening up new digital revenue channels for Caribbean content.
LMH Publishing Limited publishes books in a wide variety of genres such as Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children’s, Educational, Travel, Culture, Sports and Cookery.
“We are very excited about this venture.
Technology is to be embraced and it’s essential
moving forward that we keep up with global trends, and tap into emerging markets. We have been interested in ebook versions of our titles for some time and being able to work with a partner that has experience with digital revenue channels is a major benefit” said K. Sean Harris, Managing Editor of LMH Publishing.
“This deal will significantly increase the reach of our titles and benefit our authors tremendously.”
David Mullings, CEO of Random Media stated “The Amazon Kindle and Apple iPad have proven to be very popular and by partnering a with major publisher like LMH, we hope to bring great Caribbean content to these devices.”
Robert Mullings, COO of Random Media, added, “Our goal is to help generate significant revenues from markets outside the Caribbean and bring new money into Caribbean economies that can support creative industries because the Caribbean is a hotbed of creativity.”
The first titles are intended to be available by the end of September 2010 and will include:
– Marley and Me
– Erotic Jamaican Tales
– More Erotic Jamaican Tales
– The Garrison
– Rosehall’s White Witch: The Legend of Annie Palmer
Culture and Reference:
– LMH Official Dictionary of Jamaica Words & Proverbs
– The Official Dancehall Dictionary
– Understanding Jamaican Patois: An Introduction to Afro-Jamaican Grammar
– Anancy Mek it