Wattpad Launches Self-Published Authors Marketing Program

Wattpad has partnered with major self publishing companies Smashwords, Bubok and Lulu. In recognition of the effort self-published authors invest into their social networking and promotional activities, Wattpad is launching a new Self-Published Writers Program, creating additional value for authors who include Wattpad in their online marketing efforts. - August 19, 2010

Wattpad Announces Partnership with Spanish Language Self Publishing Company Bubok

Wattpad, the world’s largest ebook community announces new partnership with Bubok, the leading self-publishing service for authors writing in Spanish. Each month, writers from around the world visit Wattpad online and through Wattpad mobile apps to upload their stories, interact with... - July 27, 2010

Wattpad Provides Award Nominated Science Fiction Content from Tor.com with Launch of New Android App

To celebrate the Android launch, science fiction publishers Tor.com and Wattpad have joined forces to bring readers four award nominated short stories. First Flight by Mary Robinette Kowal, Eros, Philia, Agape and A Memory of Wind by Rachel Swirsky, and Overtime by Charles Strosscan can all be found for free on Wattpad's site and mobile devices. Readers will also benefit from full access to Wattpad’s catalogue of works, including additional science fiction from Tor.com - July 14, 2010

Taylor Lautner Beats Robert Pattinson in Teen Writing Contest 4 to 1

Since launching the 2010 Watty Awards, Wattpad's annual writing contest, thousands of writers have submitted entries, casting their favorite celebrities to play original characters. Taylor Lautner is by far the most popular actor from the Twilight series to appear in the awards, followed by Dakota Fanning. Unlike traditional fan fiction, the authors have created stories that are completely their own and used the Twilight actors to play their fictional roles. - June 29, 2010

Smashwords and Wattpad Partner to Offer Exciting New Publishing Options for Indie Authors

Wattpad, the world’s most popular ebook community, and Smashwords, the leading ebook publishing and distribution platform, have announced a partnership that will open up new publishing opportunities for thousands of indie authors. Readers on Wattpad comment on a story once every seven seconds, providing a platform for writers looking to increase their presence and fan base. - June 29, 2010

Wattpad Announces Its Biggest Writing Contest Ever During the MTV Movie Awards

During the MTV Movie Awards on June 6th, Wattpad joined thousands of fans on Twitter to chat about the show and announce The Watty Awards. This year, the Watty Awards have tons of new categories and will give writers the opportunity to create a dream cast to play the characters in their stories. - June 09, 2010

Wattpad Releases Significant Upgrade to Its New App, Available for iPhone, iTouch and iPad Application

Wattpad has responded to the increase in mobile ereadership by adding several upgrades to its iPhone, iTouch and iPad application. Just in time for the International release of the iPad, readers can now access their favorite ebooks using Wattpad's improved app. As ebooks evolve into multimedia experiences, with embedded imagery, video elements and songs, the new Wattpad app for iPhone/iPad has made it simpler for ereaders to enjoy Wattpad content. - May 28, 2010

Mobile Access and Social Networking Are Leading Causes of Ebook Popularity, Says Wattpad Q1 2010 Metric Report

Wattpad, the world's leading ebook community, has released its 2010 First Quarter Metrics Report. This report details the ebook consumption habits of subscribers from over 160 countries. Wattpad's report provides cutting edge research on the rapidly growing ebook industry. Wattpad’s research shows an increase in the number of users accessing ebooks from their mobile devices. The report also discusses the correlation between social networking and the popularity of ebook titles. - May 25, 2010

Wattpad Announces Immediate Availability For Its iPad Application

Wattpad, the world’s most popular ebook community, today announces immediate availability of its popular mobile application for the Apple iPad. “iPad is one of the most anticipated products since the iPhone,” said Allen Lau, CEO of Wattpad. “Today we are unveiling our... - April 03, 2010

Wattpad Writer Jose Alfredo Vazquez Signs Publishing Deal

Wattpad Ebook “The War Against Them: A Zombie Novel” Published by Living Dead Press. - March 10, 2010

Wattpad Announces The Marshall Plan(R) Sponsored "Best Mystery/Suspense Novel" Contest Winners

In January, Wattpad - the world’s most popular ebook community - partnered with Evan Marshall - literary agent, bestselling mystery novelist, and co-author with Martha Jewett of The Marshall Plan(R) Novel Writing Software – and launched the "Best Mystery/Suspense Novel in 10,000... - March 10, 2010

Popular Wattpad Titles Now Available on Sony’s Reader™ Store

Wattpad, the world’s most popular ebook community, today announces an ebook distribution agreement with Sony Electronics. A selection of top unique Wattpad titles will be available on Sony’s Reader Store starting today. “We are very excited to bring popular Wattpad titles to new... - February 22, 2010

Wattpad Releases Q4 2009 Edition of Global Ebook Metrics Report

Android was the fastest growing while iPhone’s domination continued. - February 09, 2010

Wattpad Announces Contest Winners, Organizes Special Event for Haiti

Contest Winning Title Has Over a Million Reads; New Contest Aims to Help Earthquake Victims. - February 08, 2010

Wattpad Announces Availability for Apple iPad

Wattpad to be Available on the New Apple Device in March 2010. - February 01, 2010

Wattpad Partners with Lulu to Deliver End-to-End Solution for Writers

“The Wattpad Marketplace on Lulu.com” Helps Wattpad Writers Print, Sell and Promote Their Works - January 26, 2010

Wattpad Launches "Best Mystery/Suspense Novel" Contest Sponsored by The Marshall Plan

Share Your Written Work and Win One of Four Copies of The Marshall Plan® Novel Writing Software - January 12, 2010

Wattpad Closes Funding Round

The World’s Most Popular Ebook Community Poised for Exponential Growth with New Investment. - January 11, 2010

Wattpad Q3 2009 Global Ebook Metrics Report Analyzes Ebook Trends

iPhone continues to dominate smartphone ebook usage, Blackberry reduces the gap to the front - October 27, 2009

Wattpad to Embrace Open Ebook Standard

New EPUB Support Paves the Way for Vast Amounts of New Content. - September 28, 2009

Wattpad Adds Social Features and Improvements to Its iPhone Application

New Version of Widely Popular “YouTube For Ebook” is Now Available on the App Store. - September 16, 2009

Wattpad Comes to Nokia Ovi Store

Widely Popular “YouTube For Ebook” is Featured on Nokia Ovi Store’s Front Page. - August 17, 2009

Wattpad Seeks the Most Interesting Written Work

Share Your Written Work and Win $1,000 Cash Plus Other Prizes. - August 10, 2009

Wattpad Comes to Google Android Phones

Widely Popular “YouTube For Ebook” is Now Available on Android Marketplace. - June 29, 2009

Wattpad June 2009 Global Ebook Metrics Report Provides Insight on Market Penetration by Device and Country

Wattpad June 2009 Global Ebook Metrics Report Provides Insight on Market Penetration by Device and Country

iPhone dominates US ebook usage while Nokia still dominates the rest of the world. - June 01, 2009

Wattpad Announces Ebook Anywhere Initiative

Open Ebook Initiative Enables Mobile Operators and Device Manufacturers to Turn Their Entire Device Portfolio Into Powerful, Kindle-like ebook Readers - May 08, 2009

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