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A Soft Third Quarter for Big Publishers

All four of the large publicly held trade publishers saw sales fall in the period. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins puts 'limited number' of titles into Kindle Unlimited

HarperCollins has begun selling a "limited number" of backlist e-books via Amazon’s £7.99 a month subscription e-book service Kindle Unlimited in the UK and Australia in a major shift from one of the big publishers.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 20:49:12 UTC ]
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Who Said Print Was Dead? What’s Behind the Proliferation of New Titles

Imagine the novel idea of being able to read the news without a pop-up ad or a screen notification for a new email or a tweet from the White House. As some magazines have gone digital-only, other big publishers and brands have reversed course and leaned deeper into the ultimate lean back... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Continued audio growth for big publishers as new players enter market

Audiobook sales are continuing to rocket, with a number of the biggest publishers in the space confirming they are still experiencing “strong double-digit growth” year on year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Publishers See Third-Quarter Gains

Aided by downloadable audio, HarperCollins, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Simon & Schuster posted higher quarterly results. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why top publishers are still stuck distributing fake news

Fake news doesn't just get airplay on Facebook. Ads for such bogus stories have wound up in unexpected places, including The New York Times and Los Angeles Times. Even big publishers like them are limited in their ability to completely wipe out such ads. “It really exposes the inherent flaw of... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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May, Balls, Clegg, Clarke: it is political biography season

As scores of politicians line up to release books, the first Theresa May biography is set to reveal far less racy details than David Cameron’s...Brexit means Brexit, and party conference season means the release of a slew of political biographies and memoirs. Not as punchy a slogan as Theresa... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 10 most exciting PC games of E3 2016

These games got us pumpedThis isn’t your normal “best PC games of E3” roundup.Even though E3’s traditionally been a console show, the number of PC games announced at E3 2016 positively exploded. The “Day Zero” press events from the big publishers alone revealed nearly 50 new PC titles. There’s... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Overseas Spanish-Language Indie Publishers Tackle the American Market

Traditionally, the American market for Spanish-language books has been dominated by big publishers from Latin America and Spain. But now there’s a new wave of independents making a splash. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Newfound Popularity of Sci-Fi Books Has a Dark Side

Big publishers are starting to put out genre books. On this week's "Geek's Guide to the Galaxy" the panel discusses whether or not that's good for writers. The post The Newfound Popularity of Sci-Fi Books Has a Dark Side appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2016-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In memoriam: The publications that died in 2015

Money may be flowing into media, but it's not doing so equally. Some big publishers are raising more money at higher and higher valuations, while others are getting squeezed by the shifts in the media environment. Lucky, All You, National Journal and Details all shuttered their print operations,... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Portico prize winner Benjamin Myers: 'Why bother chasing the big publishers?'

After being turned down by ‘every major publisher in London’ for his Portico winning novel Beastings, the author says landing the £10,000 prize ‘felt like a vindication’ Benjamin Myers, who has beaten Alan Garner to win the £10,000 Portico prize for literature for his novel Beastings, has spoken... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette and PRH donate to Syrian refugees

Hachette and Penguin Random House have become the first of the big publishers to donate to Patrick Ness’ fundraising effort for Syrian refugees. Penguin Random House is giving £15,000, while Hachette has donated £10,000, with another £10,000 pledged when the public total for the fundraiser... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s Why Facebook’s Instant Articles Probably Aren’t Popping Into Your Feed

Where are the Facebook Instant Articles?     That has been one of the social media mysteries of the summer.  The program was announced with much fanfare in early May, and several big publishers have said they’ve been putting ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Publishers Will Now Post Stories Straight to Facebook

The New York Times, Buzzfeed, and others are now posting stories straight to Facebook. But how will that affect what news you see? The post Big Publishers Will Now Post Stories Straight to Facebook appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2015-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital sales hit supermarkets 'more than other book retailers'

Big publishers are likely to feel a squeeze on their supermarket sales as a result of the sector experiencing a “once in a generation change”. Two of Britain’s biggest supermarkets, Tesco and Sainsbury’s, are also big retailers of books. Both retailers reported slumps in profits in their recent... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Publishers Keep Evolving: Spotlight On New England 2014

New England is home to a number of large and mid-size publishers—the headquarters for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt are there, as is Perseus’s Da Capo Press and part of one of the big five trade houses, Hachette. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Steam's Linux game count explodes in one year, big publishers still absent

Since Valve released the first stable version of Steam for Linux a year ago, the number of Linux-supported games has grown more than fivefold.Valve's digital game distribution service now hosts 333 games for Linux, compared to 60 games last February. (Strangely, Steam's store page claims that... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leveling the Playing Field

Big publishers have a natural advantage over smaller competition. Increased purchasing power, data collection and cross-marketing opportunities are a few of the perks of having multiple magazines in different markets. The ability to experiment and make mistakes is a less tangible, but equally... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Big Publishers Think Genre Fiction Like Sci-Fi Is the Future of E-Books

The future of book publishing is increasingly digital -- and increasingly tilted towards genre fiction.     Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2013-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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