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WOWIO Announces Its Stock is Now DTC DWAC/FAST Eligible

 

June 16, 2014

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA June 16, 2014 – Wowio, Inc. (OTCBB:WWIO), a digital media company with a patented process for inserting ads into eBooks, a mobile eBook distribution platform, and a proprietary mobile ad network, today announced that the Depository Trust Corporation (DTC) has approved Wowio’s common stock for DWAC/FAST transfer through Wowio’s transfer agent, VStock Transfer, LLC. With this newly approved stock transfer capability, Wowio’s shareholders can now transfer their shares of WWIO electronically after buying or selling on the open market without the extra expense and delay resulting from the redundant process of requesting and transferring physical certificates.

 

Benefits to Wowio’s shareholders as a result of becoming DWAC/FAST approved include reducing the time from weeks to hours for stock deposits and withdrawals into brokerage accounts while eliminating the inherent risks associated with the loss and replacement of physical stock certificates. Read more here.

WOWIO and Top Cow Productions Release WILDFIRE Comic Series

 

June 5, 2014

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA, June 5, 2014 - Wowio, Inc. (OTCBB:WWIO), an established leader in digital media creation and content distribution, committed to developing, producing and distributing engaging entertainment properties across the digital media landscape, today announced that the company has partnered with Top Cow Productions to produce and distribute a comic book series entitled WILDFIRE.  Published under Top Cow’s Minotaur Press imprint and Wowio’s Carthay Circle Publishing, the 4-issue series tackles the topical issue of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), with the first issue being released in print form in comic book stores and as an eComic on wowio.com on June 11, 2014.  The series was written by Top Cow’s President Matt Hawkins, who has also adapted the series as a feature film project.  Read more here.

WOWIO Launches New Mobile eBook App with over 350,000 Titles

 

May 28, 2014

Wowio, Inc. (WWIO), a digital media company with a patented process for inserting ads into eBooks, a mobile eBook distribution platform, and a proprietary mobile ad network, today announced that it is launching a new mobile version of its eBook distribution platform with over 350,000 titles from IngramBooks. The app will be available this week on the Android operating system through GooglePlay and will be released soon on Windows Mobile and the iOS mobile platforms in the next quarter.

 

“We have been developing our mobile app for quite some time with our business partners Akyumen Technologies and we are excited about launching this new expansion of our business model with such a large library of fantastic titles,” said Brian Altounian, Wowio’s President and CEO.  Read more here.

WOWIO, Inc. Approved for Quotation on the OTCBB Exchange Under Ticker Symbol “WWIO”

 

April 25, 2014

WOWIO, Inc. a digital media company with a patented process for inserting ads into eBooks, a mobile eBook distribution platform, and a proprietary mobile ad network, today announced that its common stock has been approved by FINRA for quotation on the OTC Market Group’s OTCBB (“OTCBB”) under the ticker symbol "WWIO".

 

Brian Altounian, WOWIO’s President and CEO, commented, "The trading of WOWIO’s shares will allow us to further share our unique business model and our leading technologies with a broader spectrum of global partners and investors.  Read more here.

iMedia Connection: Why eBook Advertising is the Next Big Thing

 

March 25, 2014

In a world where more than one in five books purchased are now e-books, it's unclear why this area has been largely ignored by the marketing community. Since 2008, e-book sales have exploded by more than 4,000 percent, and it keeps growing. This trend is creating huge opportunities for marketers and advertisers looking to find non-traditional ways to connect with consumers.Read more here.

WOWIO, Inc. Partners with Akyumen Technologies to Launch Mobile eBook Platform at 2014 SXSW Festival

 

March 6, 2014

Companies partnering to deliver eBooks with WOWIO’s patented ad delivery system for global distribution on mobile platforms

WOWIO, Inc., a digital media company committed to developing, producing and distributing engaging entertainment properties across the digital media landscape, today announced that the company will be launching its mobile eBook distribution platform at this year’s South By Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas with its Florida-based partner, Akyumen Technologies Corp (http://www.akyumen.com). The two companies have been developing this platform together and are introducing it to potential technology partners and entertainment content creators at SXSW (click here to read more)

WOWIO, Inc. Expands Advisory Board

 

Jan. 28, 2014

Company adds international business, digital and mobile advertising expertise to roster of key advisors

WOWIO, Inc., a company engaged in digital media creation and content distribution and committed to developing, producing and distributing engaging entertainment properties across the digital media landscape, today announced that the company has expanded its Advisory Board to include influential key executives to its existing roster. Joining the Board are Mr. Aasim Saied, Chairman and CEO of Akyumen Technologies Corp and Mr. VB Balrai Singh, President of international firm, Eng Sing Lee Investment Pte Ltd, based in Singapore...

WOWIO, Inc. S-1 Registration Statement Declared Effective

 

Jan. 8, 2014

WOWIO, Inc., a company engaged in digital media creation and content distribution and committed to developing, producing and distributing engaging entertainment properties across the digital media landscape, today announced that the company’s registration statement on Form S-1 has been declared effective by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). WOWIO is now a fully reporting company under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company has applied to have its shares quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board and is awaiting the assignment of a trading symbol...

Monster Arts Delivers First in a Series of Branded Mobile Games for WOWIO eComics and eBook Properties

 

November 4, 2013

The new "Burning Man" pinball mobile game expands reach of comic book digital property.

SAN CLEMENTE, CA - Monster Arts (APPZ), today announces its most recent game launch of The Burning Man pinball game for digital entertainment company, WOWIO, Inc. The announcement provides insight to Monster Arts’ latest strategy of development and delivery of mobile games for companies seeking to expand the exposure and marketing power of their existing digital properties ...

Monster Offers™ Partners with WOWIO to Deliver Offers in eBooks

 

March 14, 2013

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. -- Monster Offers™ (MONT), a leading Daily Deal analytics provider and mobile advertising company, today announces its strategic alliance with Studio W/WOWIO, Inc. an online marketing agency, that creates, distributes, markets, and monetizes "published" material such as books, comic books, illustrated novels, graphic novels, web series, eBooks, eComics, and branded entertainment, which content is displayed through digital and traditional ...

StudioW Announces Launch of eBook Novel ABOVE

 

March 7, 2013

StudioW, a digital media company specializing in the creation and monetization of rich media content developed from books, comics and original published material, announced today the release of the eBook novel ABOVE under the company’s newly-formed publishing label, Carthay Circle Publishing. In a string of “firsts”, the Young Adult title is...

Carthay Circle Publishing Announces new eBook Release

 

January, 2013

As you are aware, Carthay Circle Publishing has been working with Author Mackie Burt to release her debut novel, ABOVE. Her book series is going to be a hit with the Twilight and Harry Potter crowd and we cannot wait ...

SXSW 2012: New Publishing Models and the Rise of the Referral Economy

 

Mar 12, 2012

Besides just looking out the window, you could tell the sun had finally come out in Austin when it became a lot easier to just move through the corridors of the Austin Convention Center. The sun got people out of the hallways and lifted everyone’s spirits. It also let people concentrate a bit more on SXSW’s ongoing mashup of technology-driven new business paradigms and new social practice---rather than the endless and justifiable complaints ...

Should Publishers Set Their Own Prices for E-Books?

 

Mar 12, 2012

Publishers should set their own prices for e-books, according to a panel at this year’s SXSW conference in Austin.

By forcing prices upon books and publishers, Amazon has been setting the terms by which e-books are sold and thereby determining the income they bring in, said Brian Altounian, CEO and president of digital distribution platform WOWIO, Inc. The company seeks to give publishers the tools to account for what e-books cost them to produce ...

 

Wowio Announces Corporate Rebranding To “Studio W” At 2012 SXSW Interactive Festival

 

Mar 6, 2012

CEO Brian Altounian speaks on panel about the transformation of book publishing models     

LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2012  – WOWIO, Inc., evolving from its original format as an eBook distribution platform, announced today that it is launching its newly-revamped business model as digital content strategy expert and rebranding itself as “Studio W.” The company plans to focus on the monetization of content through the creation of custom brand strategies with distribution across multiple channels.  Starting with ...

 

 

Studio W Launches CauseBooks Campaign on WOWIO

 

Feb 23, 2012

Celebrity Partners Use Social Media to Promote Literacy and Support Charities through the Download of Free eBooks.

LOS ANGELES, February 23, 2012 – Studio W, an emerging leader in the creation, production, distribution and monetization of digital entertainment, announced today the launch of a socially-conscious eBook campaign on its WOWIO.com eBook distribution platform. The program, dubbed CauseBooks, is an innovative digital marketing opportunity that leverages the power of ...