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Print Book Sales Rose 5% in May

After a lackluster start to the year, unit sales of print books have improved in recent months, and were up 5% in May over a year ago at outlets that report to BookScan. A BookScan analyst said that if current trends last, summer sales could top those in 2023. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DarkLit Press Spawns New Programs

Saskatchewan-based indie horror publisher DarkLit Press, helmed by Andrew Robert and distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Ingram, has announced a series of new initiatives in recent months. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon restricts authors from self-publishing more than three books a day after AI concerns

The company announced the new limitations after an influx of suspected AI-generated material was listed for sale but said that ‘very few’ publishers will be affectedAmazon has created a new rule limiting the number of books that authors can self-publish on its site to three a day, after an... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-20 16:22:58 UTC ]
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Kindle Scribe update lets you send documents directly from Microsoft Word

Amazon’s well-reviewed hybrid tablet, the Kindle Scribe, is receiving a software update that brings some new tools to the e-reader/doodle machine. The most notable feature here is the ability to send documents directly from Microsoft Word to the e-reader with just a few clicks. This allows you... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-04-24 16:00:04 UTC ]
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The Guardian hit by suspected ransomware attack

Prominent news organizations are high-value targets for hackers and it appears that The Guardian is the latest to have fallen victim to an attack. A "serious IT incident" struck the publication on Tuesday evening. “We believe this to be a ransomware attack but are continuing to consider all... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-12-21 19:15:42 UTC ]
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Maia Kobabe on Fighting to Reach Marginalized Readers

At Slate, Maia Kobabe discusses writing Gender Queer, a memoir about self-acceptance and understanding, which has been challenged in schools and libraries across the country in recent months. “What I’m learning is that a book challenge is like a community attacking itself,” Kobabe says. “The... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2022-03-30 20:30:51 UTC ]
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Travel publishers report sales uptick but warn it may take years to return to normal

Travel publishers have reported an uptick in sales in recent months as coronavirus restrictions have eased. However many warn it may be “years” until things return to normal, with some pivoting towards popular UK and activity-based guides.     Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-16 11:20:27 UTC ]
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Traveling, Not Trampling: Travel Books 2021

Recent months have brought several travel books that put environmental awareness front and center. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 24.6% in July

Bookstore sales dropped 24.6% in July compared to a year ago, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The July results were an improvement over steeper sales drops in recent months, but sales through the first seven months of 2020 were down 31.6%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quad/Graphics CEO: Industry Needs to Protect Its Supply Chain

In the aftermath of last year's failed merger of two major publication printers, Quad/Graphics and LSC Communications—a deal that was abandoned after it was challenged by the Department of Justice on anti-trust grounds—both companies were vocal in their opinion that the DOJ's stance was based... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-11 18:41:59 UTC ]
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At Informa, Virtual Events Are a Testing Ground for Exhibitions’ Hybrid Future

The COVID-19 pandemic was a sudden jolt to organizers of face-to-face events, and perhaps none more so than Informa plc, the world's largest exhibitions firm, which has been forced to cancel or postpone more than 450 live events originally scheduled for the spring and summer. But even as... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-14 17:31:50 UTC ]
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Meredith Continues to Invest in Print With Latest Food & Wine Upgrade

As many magazine publishers continue to look for ways to cut costs by scaling back frequency, thinning their books, and reducing their overall quality, Meredith isn't convinced that's the only way forward. Food & Wine, a brand the company took over when it acquired Time Inc. in 2018, is the... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-12 14:16:40 UTC ]
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A vintage Benson & Hedge's ad evokes a cheekier (but no less deadly) era of cigarette marketing

Sometimes an ad gets just a little too truthful for its own good.  By the time this 1972 full-pager for Benson & Hedges 100’s ran in Life magazine, smoking was widely understood to be associated with a range of serious diseases. So, sure, let’s equate using our product to jumping out of a... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-30 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Has Magazine Media Finally Figured Out Its Path Forward?

What happened to all the spaghetti on the wall? Apologies for the overused expression, but bear with me. It’s a serious question I have been thinking about for the last year or so in regards to magazine media. In the grand scheme of things, I haven’t been covering the industry all that long, at... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Onion gets a new owner

Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm, bought The Onion from Univision Communications Inc. Plus, the firm bought several other Gawker Media properties, including Gizmodo, Deadspin and Jezebel, to Great Hill Partners. Great Hill Partners has enlisted veteran digital editor Jim Spanfeller to... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lee Enterprises Reverses Course, Un-Hires New Publisher After Tweets Surface

[caption id="attachment_137853" align="alignright" width="150"] Paul McArthur[/caption] That was fast. A day after announcing the hiring of GateHouse Media senior VP Paul McArthur as regional publisher overseeing four Montana-based news outlets, Lee Enterprises has reversed its decision,... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why the Pivot to Video Will Prevail

There's been some negative buzz in recent months around publishers' shift to distributed content--and particularly, video ad spending on Facebook. Numerous articles, citing anonymous sources and utilizing mysterious methodology, point to monetization woes, shrinking returns and writer layoffs.... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Adds Signup Buttons to Win Over Skeptical Instant Articles Partners

Facebook is giving publishers new tools to attract digital subscribers as the social-media giant tries to ease concerns that its growing power threatens the media industry.In recent months, Facebook has tested "call-to-action" features with select media outlets participating in its Instant... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marketers are still into Facebook Live

Publishers may have been left questioning the viability of Facebook Live in recent months, but it’s a completely different story on the marketing side of the spectrum. The post Marketers are still into Facebook Live appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Prescient’ fiction at William Heinemann/Hutchinson showcase

Fiction presaging the turbulent political currents of recent months, and exploring the role of the novelist and storytelling in society, was in evidence at the William Heinemann, Hutchinson and Windmill 2017 fiction showcase. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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