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May
18

Colorado Springs, CO – Catholic Digital Services has been selected by Regina Doman, author of several fiction novels for Catholic teens, to produce an e-book format for her newest novel, Alex O'Donnell and the 40 Cyber Thieves.

Andrew Schmiedicke, representative for Chesterton Press said that they chose Catholic Digital Services because of the “reasonable prices coupled with helpful advice and easy service.”

Regina Doman (http://reginadoman.com/) is the author of several books for teens as well as the best-selling Angel in the Waters. She is also the fiction editor for Sophia Institute Press.

Catholic Digital Services (http://catholicdigitalservices.com) is the first Catholic digital conversion service and is the producer of the Aquinas and More Catholic Classics line of e-books.


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May
16

Contact Information:

Ian Rutherford
4727 N Academy Blvd, Ste A
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
ian@aquinasandmore.com
719-495-7493

http://catholicdigitalservices.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (May 16, 2011)

Catholic Digital Services Chosen by Bethlehem Books for E-book Conversions.

Colorado Springs, CO – Catholic Digital Services has been selected by Bethlehem Books, publisher of classic fiction for children, to produce e-book versions of their titles.

Jack Sharpe, publisher of Bethlehem Books said that they had tried to do e-book conversions on their own. “After seeing the result, we realize that we needed some outside help,” said Sharpe. “We chose Catholic Digital Services because of their flexibility and economical pricing. It's also nice to support a Catholic family business.”

Catholic Digital Services will be producing at least two dozen e-books over the coming months for Bethlehem Books.

Bethlehem Books (http://www.bethlehembooks.com) is dedicated to putting good literature into children's hands by re-printing quality books from the earlier part of the 20th century.

Catholic Digital Services (http://catholicdigitalservices.com) is the first Catholic digital conversion service and is the producer of the Aquinas and More Catholic Classics line of e-books.


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May
10
Win a Kindle or Nook and Catholic E-library
Posted by Ian on 10 May 2011 01:49 PM

Aquinas and More was the first and is still the only Catholic retailer to sell e-books and other digital media.

 

In honor of our first anniversary selling e-books, we are giving away a Catholic library along with a Nook or Kindle to read them on!

 

To enter, just go to Facebook and fill out the entry form.

 

 

 

Have you voted for our Blessed Imelda Look-Alike?

 

Just scroll to the bottom of the page.

 

Upcoming Feasts

 


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Apr
15

Contact Information:
Ian Rutherford
4727 N Academy Blvd, Ste A
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
719-495-7493

http://catholicdigitalservices.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (April 15, 2011)

Aquinas and More Catholic Goods Launches Digital Services Site for Catholic Publishers.

Colorado Springs, CO – Aquinas and More Catholic Goods today officially announced the launch of Catholic Digital Services, a project to assist Catholic publishers with the transition to digital media formats for their products. According to Ian Rutherford, President of Aquinas and More, “We've been trying to convince Catholic publishers to take this step for over a year and have seen very little movement so we decided to offer our own expertise to these publishers. With the announcement today by the American Association of Publishers that e-book sales have surpassed paperback sales, this service is needed now more than ever.”

Catholic Digital Services offers hardcopy and pdf conversion to both the Kindle and ePub formats for books and mp3 conversions for CDs as well as consultation services to assist publishers in getting their books into distribution channels. “We started our conversion services in the second quarter of 2010 with the launch of the Aquinas Catholic Classics line of books and decided immediately that this would be a valuable service for our publishers.”

According to a recent article in the National Catholic Register, there isn't a unified effort among Catholic publishers to make the digital push. Some, like Ignatius Press, have been producing e-books for over a year while others are still deciding how to approach the challenge. According to Rutherford, a large part of the hesitation is skill related. “When we started talking to Catholic publishers a year ago, most hadn't even begun discussing the issue internally and many admitted that they really had no idea how to move forward on such a major project. Now there is a way for them to do that without having to expend their internal resources on new skills.”

Aquinas and More Catholic Goods is the largest Catholic store on-line and was the first Catholic on-line store to offer digital media for sale and the first to offer its own line of e-books.


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