more than a publishing phenomenon, but a sign of the times
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 8, 2009
Splash Media LP , an Emmy Award-winning innovator in eTraining and digital video publishing, has partnered with Wiley to create and produce a library of online training videos for Wiley's For Dummies branded imprint.
Based in Dallas, TX, Splash Media is a leader in the field of network quality eTraining video and communication solutions for company workforces. In Splash's most recent collaboration with Wiley, Splash is committed to creating a high quality video library in the "For Dummies" format. The initial content will consist of several brief learning-based videos covering the technical areas of blogging, social networking, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, MACs and OSX, PCs, laptops, and Windows.
"The For Dummies book imprint is one of the most recognizable and reputable published brands in the world" states Chris Kraft, president and founder of Splash Media. "We are extremely excited by the challenge and prospect of creating video-based training content for Wiley's famous For Dummies library."
Splash Media has developed the programming and tools to create and publish customized corporate and consumer training videos and media, along with online networks to boost national and international companies' communications and eLearning efforts. Utilizing a $5.5-million, state-of-the-art studio and an award-winning team, Splash Media is able to quickly produce, publish, and deliver rich media content to effectively educate, communicate, and entertain companies, students, and institutions across the U.S. and around the world.
"We're excited to be working with Splash Media to develop For Dummies videos", said Kathy Nebenhaus, V.P. and Executive Publisher at John Wiley & Sons, Inc. "Their creativity and production expertise has enabled us to develop solutions for moving our branded content into a new medium. Splash Media recognized the special needs associated with this bestselling series and delivered product that reflects the integrity of our brand."
About Splash Media
Splash Media LP is a Dallas-based media publishing and eTraining technology company that develops online, customized Internet television networks for corporate communications and training. Splash Media utilizes its state-of-the-art television studios to quickly produce, publish, and deliver rich media content. Splash Media offers an innovative, convenient and efficient solution for communicating with and training associates across the world, via the Internet. Splash Media's current online networks include http://www.tstn.com and http://www.xtrain.com as well as Splash Stream Solutions for private-label corporate networks. For more information, please visit http://www.splashmedia.com.
About For Dummies®
With near universal name recognition, more than 200 million copies printed, and over 1000 topics, For Dummies is the world's bestselling reference series. With loyal customers around the globe, For Dummies enriches people's lives by making knowledge accessible in a fun and easy way. Described by the New York Times as "more than a publishing phenomenon, but a sign of the times," For Dummies span every section of the bookstore, covering everything from health to history, music to math, sports to self-help, technology to travel, and more. The For Dummies brand has expanded into new products and categories with an extensive licensed product line, including fitness and hobby DVDs, grilling kits, business software, cleaning products, automotive kits, craft kits, and apparel. For more information, visit Dummies.com. For Dummies is a branded imprint of Wiley.
Wiley's core businesses publish scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and Web sites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's Web site can be accessed at http://www.wiley.com. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.
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