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Bath, Banes, United Kingdom, 2011/06/20 - Future, the special-interest media group, has expanded its digital portfolio with the launch of two new e-books: Computer Arts Presents: The Designer’s Guide to Going Freelance and Your Family Tree: Skeletons in the Cupboard. LSE: FUTR
As the first e-book to be published by Future, Your Family Tree: Skeletons in the Cupboard, is a collection of over 70 real-life reader stories. Unearthed by readers of Future’s leading genealogy magazine, Your Family Tree: Skeletons in the Cupboard is an exciting and interesting look into what can be discovered when we delve back through the depths of time.
The second e-book, Computer Arts Presents: The Designer’s Guide to Going Freelance covers everything you need to know to forge a successful career as a creative professional. From the expert team behind the Computer Arts brand, Future’s new e-book is an essential read for the modern designer.
Both books are currently available online on the Kindle and The Designer’s Guide to Freelance is also available at the iBooks store. The Designer’s Guide to Going Freelance is priced at £7.99 and Your Family Tree: Skeletons in the Cupboard retails at £4.99.
Stuart Anderton, Group Publishing Director, says: “We’re always looking for ways to expand our digital offering, and we’re dedicated to building our online portfolio. These e-books give consumers another way to access our expert content and engage with their subject matter. These are the first of many planned e-books from Future and we hope our customers will really enjoy reading them.”
Future is a leading digital publisher with 88 titles currently available as online editions via Zinio. T3, Future’s premium gadget magazine, is one of the best-selling online magazines and now sells 15,000 digital editions each month, with that number continuing to grow.
Future plc (futureplc.com) is an international special-interest media group that is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events for people who are passionate about their interests. We hold strong multi-media market positions in games, technology, film, music, cycling, automotive and crafts. Our biggest-selling magazines include Total Film, T3, Classic Rock, Digital Camera, Guitar World, Official Xbox Magazine, Official Playstation Magazine, Nintendo Power, Maximum PC and MacLife. Our websites include gamesradar.com, bikeradar.com, techradar.com, musicradar.com and photoradar.com. Future sells more than 3 million magazines each month; we attract more than 27 million unique visitors to our websites; and we host 27 annual live events that attract hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts. In addition, Future exports, syndicates or licenses its publications to 90 countries internationally, making us the UK’s number one exporter and licensor of monthly magazines.
About Your Family Tree
Your Family Tree is the most respected genealogy magazine around, and makes tracing family history accessible and rewarding for everyone. Your Family Tree has a market-leading position with a 1.5% rise in circulation since last year.
About Computer Arts
Computer Arts is the world’s best-selling creative magazine. Every issue showcases the best illustrators, graphic designers, web designers and motion artists from around the world. An inspirational magazine, Computer Arts brings you the inside track on the creative industry, with a focus on cutting-edge skills and techniques. Sister title Computer Arts Projects is the in-depth guide for creative professionals, exploring a fresh topic across 100 pages each month.