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Publishing news tagged with #stay afloat


Indie US booksellers aren’t going down without a fight

When Amazon accounts for at least 40% if not half of US book sales, independent bookstores in the US are looking to stay afloat using a combination of innovation, mobility, as well as a little taste of Amazon’s own medicine.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 23:06:03 UTC ]
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Writing at risk of becoming an 'elitist' profession, report warns

Though the average writer earns £10,000 a year, mean household earnings are more than £81,000 – a result bestselling author Kit de Waal calls problematicWriting is in danger of becoming an elitist profession, with many authors being subsidised by their partners or a second job in order to stay... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fight Club author left with 'no reserves to write the next book' after fraud

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk has said he may be forced to sell his house in order to stay afloat after an accountant at his literary agency was arrested for embezzling $3.4m (£2.5m) from the company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newspapers’ Stand Against Tech Giants Won’t Save Them

Newspapers’ business models have been taking on water for years thanks to the rise of Google and online advertising, and they’re continuing to gradually sink as their readers find more of their news on Facebook. The social network and the omnipresent search engine steer some online traffic to... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Face of NEA Cuts, Small Presses Worry About Their Futures

The elimination of the NEA, which is proposed in President Trump's just-released budget plan, could have a severe ripple effect on independent publishing, as hundreds of small presses depend on funding from the NEA to stay afloat. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As the Mobile Messaging War Heats Up, Kik Tries to Win Over Marketers With GIFs

Twentieth Century Fox wants to talk to teens the way that they do with their friends, so it's using GIFs to chat with them on mobile messaging app Kik. The film studio and agency Trailer Park are launching a campaign today for the sci-fi flick Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, the sequel to... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries urged to innovate to raise money

Libraries have been urged to find a new ways of raising money – such as offering paid-for holiday clubs in the school holidays - if they want to stay afloat. A report by community organisations network Locality, funded by Arts Council England (ACE), calls for libraries to look for new ways to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court ruling secures future for Germany's Suhrkamp

A ruling by the District Court in Berlin has put an end to one of the most acrimonious power struggles in the history of German publishing and secured the future of one of the country’s best-known literary publishers - Suhrkamp.  The company can finally now go ahead with much needed reforms,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Carr’s NSFWCorp Raises Seed Round to Publish News, Books–On Paper

As print magazine and book publishers struggle to stay afloat, Not Safe For Work, a print magazine and news startup in Las Vegas, has raised $250,000 in seed funding from Base Ventures, VentureWire has learned. The company offers a monthly print ma ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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