International Publishing News

Updated almost 9 years ago [ At: 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC]


The Daily Will Release Subscriber Numbers Some Day That's Not Today [MediaMemo]

News Corp.'s Daily tablet newspaper had a high-profile launch in February, but didn't start charging customers until two weeks ago. So how's it selling? "We're happy with where we are," publisher Greg Clayman told the Ad Age Digital conference today. What about that study showing a marked... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Content Marketing Revolution

Each year the publishing world seems to become enamored with a new strategy that will redefine the industry. In 2011, that's marketing services. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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With HGTV Magazine, Hearst Looks for Lightning to Strike Twice

Looking to replicate the success of its fast growing Food Network Magazine, Hearst Magazines is going forward with a test of a magazine based on another Scripps network, HGTV. Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

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Trade experiences worst March since 2005

Written By: Philip Stone and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:11 Spending in March has hit a six-year low, with sales slumping by 8.7% year on year. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Wink Publishing launches for budding authors

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 15:58 A husband-and-wife team has launched an e-publishing company for new authors. Cornwall-based lawyers Nigel and Abbie Flanagan are calling on unpublished writers to submit the first 50 pages of their work to Wink Publishing.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Consumer Magazine Ad Pages Up 2.5 Percent from 2010’s Q1

The Publisher’s Information Bureau (PIB) reported overall growth for magazine ad sales for 2011’s first quarter. First quarter ad pages totaled 35,755 pages, a 2.5 percent increase from the first quarter of 2010. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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Tindal Street signs festival find

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 08:59 Tindal Street Press has acquired a debut novel after discovering the author at a writing festival. Editor Luke Brown bought world rights to Robyn directly from author Deborah Morgan. He discovered her work when judging a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kennedy to leave Waterstone's at end of April

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:07 Fiona Kennedy, Waterstone’s head of range, is to leave her post after more than 10 years. She joined Waterstone’s in September 2000 from Tesco, where she had been its buying manager for books. She said: “I have worked in retail... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Fair use copyright law "would create uncertainty"

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:06 Introducing an American-style "fair use" exception for intellectual property would result in greater uncertainty for copyright holders, the Society of Authors and Association of Authors Agents have claimed. Both... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Play.com seeking cash for European push

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 16:03 Online retailer Play.com has announced it is seeking investment for European expansion. The internet bookseller and UK’s market leader in online DVD sales revealed today (7th April) it has appointed Lazard to explore... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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London Book Fair: ones to watch, part II

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 16:04 read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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MCA reveals pre-LBF deals

Written By: Graeme Neill and Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:50 A Freddie Mercury biography and a six-figure deal signed following a trans-Atlantic auction are among the pre London Book Fair deals agented by Mulcahy Conway Associates. The agency said it anticipated a busy... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Tindal Street Press acquires Ryan Giggs title

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:45 Tindal Street Press has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a book about an obsessive ex-professional footballer's relationship with Manchester United player Ryan Giggs. Senior editor bought UK and Commonwealth rights to Bring... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Execs' pay up at Pearson as profit grows

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:58 Penguin group chief executive John Makinson took home £1.5m in pay in 2010, in a year when Penguin's sales grew 21% to £1.1bn and adjusted operating profit grew 19% to £106m. Makinson's pay rose by £150,000 thanks to a rise in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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New Ideas for Directories

B-to-b publishers have long relied on directories (or buyer’s guides, depending on company terminology) to produce revenue and establish themselves as a valuable resource to their readers. Now, b-to-b publishers are finding new ways to add value to their directories, even as print is challenged... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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Transworld buys Ben Fogle memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 07:54 Transworld has acquired two titles from TV presenter and adventurer Ben Fogle, with the first to give an account of his "compulsive pursuit of adventure". Publishing director, sport and entertainment, Doug Young bought UK... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Fears over access to children's poetry after Arts Council cuts

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 09:37 Children's poetry is among the biggest losers in the children's literature sector following the recent cuts in Arts Council funding, it has emerged. As well as the Poetry Book Society (PBS) which has seen 100% of its funding... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Gardners Hive will look to apps post launch

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 09:13 Gardners will look to create a mobile phone app for Hive after its official launch. The book wholesaler has been working with e-consultancy firm Tangent One to build the Hive website, which will sell books directly to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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More bookshops close; another 500 jobs lost

Administrators have announced the closure of 16 more Borders bookshops, leading to a loss of more than 500 jobs. Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2011-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Continuum launches ebook store

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 09:16 Independent publisher Continuum has launched an ebook store, featuring a selection of titles across Continuum's humanities, education and religion lists. Around 2,000 titles will be available for download in Adobe PDF and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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