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What’s the deal with this celebrity book club company?

Harnessing the power of extremely famous people to sell books is nothing new, but what about combining the influence of multiple famous people—from billionaire “philanthropist” Richard Branson to beloved journalist/Twitter lush Susan Orlean—to sell books combined with the vaporous concept of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-19 14:44:04 UTC ]
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Fall Fetes and Folding Tables (shelftalker)

A bookseller evaluates the fall harvest of offsite community events and their ability to sell books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-04 12:00:55 UTC ]
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Vouching for Lit Fest Vouchers

An assistant professor of publishing says vouchers are the best way for literary festivals to sell books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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61 amazing independent bookstores worth supporting this holiday season

They don’t own Whole Foods, but they do sell books! As Groucho Marx once said, outside of a dog, books are man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newham Bookshop's anti-Trump poster receives swell of support

An East London bookshop's decision to put a sign in its window highlighting it is "proud" to sell books by authors from so-called "sh*thole" countries, in reference to a remark allegedly made by US president Donald Trump, has been met with a "phenomenal" response from the trade and customers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: February 24, 2017

The downloadable audio site for indie bookstores, Libro.fm, sets opening date; a new Georgia bookstore will sell books by the pound; a Nevada shop announces plans to close; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Ghettoizing the Translations’: Chad Post on Marketing Books in Translation

What's done to help sell standard books, but not to help sell books in translation? In a telling interview, Chad Post talks about differences in marketing. The post ‘Ghettoizing the Translations’: Chad Post on Marketing Books in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: November 17, 2016

A Washington, D.C. store preps for a holiday expansion; a Texas bookstore owner makes a comeback; Canadian stores get the okay to sell books and booze; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair Exhibitors Hope to Stretch Their Brands Beyond Books

Most publishers and authors used their booth presence at the North American International Toy Fair to sell books and sidelines, though a growing number were also on the hunt for new licensing deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waleed Aly: don't take social media bait of misogynist provocations

Host of the Project says outrage at ‘neo-masculinist’ Daryush Valizadeh should be channelled into something positive, rather than fuelling his public profileWaleed Aly has called for a social media blackout on Daryush Valizadeh, the leader of “neo-masculinist” group Return of the Kings who... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover, Judge it By Its Blurbs

The book blurb is one of the longest-running conventions in publishing and is largely a favor passed among writers and friends. But do they sell books? The post Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover, Judge it By Its Blurbs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Homeless South African Sells Books and Reviews In Lieu of Begging

Johannesburg's Philani Dladli was homeless when he decided to sell books he found and read, offering them on a sliding price scale based on his own review. The post Homeless South African Sells Books and Reviews In Lieu of Begging appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pushkin Press Opens Pop-up Shop in New Cinema

London's Pushkin Press has become one of the founding partners of Picturehouse Central cinema and will have a pop-up shop in the theater to sell books. The post Pushkin Press Opens Pop-up Shop in New Cinema appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cairo’s Kotob Khan Bookstore: A Literary Safe Place

Cairo's Kotob Khan Bookstore does far more than merely sell books: it serves as a community center, a gathering place — and now it's a publisher as well. The post Cairo’s Kotob Khan Bookstore: A Literary Safe Place appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers stress authenticity is key to social media success

Publishers should help authors to identify their digital skills, but social media is “not the most important thing”, writers and industry insiders have told The Bookseller. Authors should feel comfortable with any digital activity they are asked to undertake, using tweeting, blogging and other... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Looks to Sell Books via Twitter

To mark the opening of the 'Insurgent' film, HarperCollins and Twitter are partnering to offer fans of Veronica Roth's Divergent trilogy a discounted hardcover of the 'Insurgent' movie tie-in edition via Twitter links. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Is How You Sell Books In The Digital Age

Penguin Books unveils a clever interactive site, inspired by the iPod's clicking wheel, to accompany the release of 80 classic e-books.Penguin Books turns 80 this year. To celebrate its birthday, the British imprint of the world's largest publishing house is releasing a new series of 80 books,... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette turns to Twitter to sell books

Hachette is selling three of its titles, including Amanda Palmer's new book 'The Art of Asking,' using buy buttons on Twitter. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Tests if Gumroad Can Sell Books on Twitter

Hachette has partnered with Gumroad, a company that enables direct sales through Twitter, to see if the social media platform can sell books. The post Hachette Tests if Gumroad Can Sell Books on Twitter appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette to sell books through Twitter

Hachette Book Group in the US has partnered with Gumroad to sell books directly through Twitter. From later this week (11th December), tweets from certain authors will contain buy buttons allowing customers to buy the books without leaving Twitter. The first book to be offered this way will be... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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