'E' market nears £300m

E-book sales at the top trade publishers doubled in 2012, meaning that the UK ebook market grew... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers April 2020: A Watchful Market, a Reawakening Chart

As extensive coronavirus testing continues, China's book market charts a restart in April, with 'Higashino Heat' for a favorite Japanese author. The post China Bestsellers April 2020: A Watchful Market, a Reawakening Chart appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-11 09:56:41 UTC ]
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Publishers Evolve Marketing to Keep Subscribers Brought in During Pandemic

Digital and print media companies wondering how best to keep new subscribers who signed up during the pandemic will need to prove to readers that their publication is invaluable after the crisis. The Covid-19 pandemic has led to an uptick in subscribers at a variety of news organizations,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-10 16:18:57 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the book marketer

If you’d asked me how I was coping a month ago, the truth would have been not so well actually. I let the anxiety that so many of us have been feeling overwhelm me, and I was tired of all the Zoom. SO TIRED. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 17:53:34 UTC ]
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As Audiobook Market Grows, Narrators of Color Find Their Voice

Publishers are increasingly seeking out audio talent that reflects the race and experience of the books’ authors and characters. But what constitutes a black, Latino or Asian voice? Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-03 12:00:12 UTC ]
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Dawson's Meat Market wins the YA Book Prize

Juno Dawson has won the YA Book Prize 2020 with her “gritty and compelling” exposé of the fashion industry, Meat Market (Quercus Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 20:01:44 UTC ]
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Team Whistle buys OTT marketing firm Tiny Horse for $30 million

Digital media company Team Whistle has acquired Tiny Horse, a marketing services firm focused on over-the-top streamers, TV networks, producers and advertisers. The companies didn’t disclose terms of the deal, however, sources told Variety the acquisition was mostly in the form of a stock swap... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-05-22 09:54:48 UTC ]
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Marketing to kids in difficult times

Many months ago, when we all sat in our meeting rooms, sipping coffee and bouncing campaign ideas around, I don’t think any one of us marketing folk could have predicted just how much our plans would be forced to change. The effects of the national lockdown on marketing campaigns and the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 21:41:29 UTC ]
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Condé Nast Lays Off Nearly 100 Employees, Furloughs Others

Condé Nast is laying off "just under 100" staffers in the U.S. as part of a larger cost-cutting effort at the company, CEO Roger Lynch said Wednesday morning. In a staff memo obtained by The Daily Beast's Maxwell Tani, Lynch said the cuts are concentrated in "specific areas where we could bring... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-13 14:49:32 UTC ]
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Relive Memories of the Queens Night Market

A new cookbook profiles the makers at this popular outdoor food festival, on hold until the pandemic passes. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-11 20:38:12 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rise Nearly 5% at the End of April

Solid gains in the adult fiction and juvenile nonfiction categories lifted print unit sales up 4.7% in the week ended May 2, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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8 of This Week’s Most Telling Marketing Stats, From Earnings Calls to a Surge in Fashion Sales

In the midst of all our town halls, Latin dance breaks and golf tournaments on Zoom, April zoomed by at an alarmingly rapid pace. With the calendar turning to May, it's officially Q1 earnings season. Plus, Nielsen dives into what sports fans are watching in the absence of sports. Here are the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-05-01 20:05:11 UTC ]
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Harlequin Introduces Larger Mass Market Paperback

Harlequin is introducing a new size for its mass market paperbacks, the Mass Market Paperback Max. All Max titles will have a larger trim size than standard mass market and premium mass market formats, and will be priced at $9.99. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen: TV-Related Tweets Are Up Nearly Across the Board During Covid-19

Tweets about television are up in nearly every category from March 1 through April 15 compared with the same time last year, largely driven by the coronavirus pandemic, Nielsen found in a study, but one category stands out as a glaring exception: sports. Nielsen Social Content Ratings found that... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-04-28 12:05:23 UTC ]
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Kensington to Introduce Larger Mass Market Format

This bigger mass market paperback will make “for a more comfortable reading experience," said Kensington CEO Steve Zacharius, who noted that, with sales of the traditional format in steady decline, he believes the larger size could revitalize the format. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This autumn will be 'tough', Bookseller's marketing and publicity webinar hears

The marketing and publicity director of Simon & Schuster UK has advised industry workers to "be patient and realistic, because it's going to be tough in September". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 03:04:00 UTC ]
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Author Rediscovers a Nearly Forgotten Jewish South

In 'Wandering Dixie,' Sue Eisenfeld travels deep into the heart of the Confederacy to ask some hard questions about race relations today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Generational Marketing Myths from Boomers to Gen Z

For marketers, age is a straightforward way to gain insight into your audience. It’s a cornerstone of segmenting, or categorizing, customers into different groups. But some companies aren’t effective at targeting different audience age groups. When they make sweeping generalizations about age... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-04-14 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Tony Robinson reads Goblin Market for isolation project PoetryGeneration

Ellie Levenson, author and owner of Fisherton Press, has launched online poetry project PoetryGeneration.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-05 19:23:26 UTC ]
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After Third Ruling, Is GSU E-Reserves Case Finally Nearing Conclusion?

On March 2, Judge Orinda Evans delivered her third ruling in the long-running copyright case over college course readings, and recent filings suggest the biggest issue that remains is who will pay the bills for the last 12 years of litigation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion bags 'achingly funny' debut from HarperCollins marketer

Orion has bagged the "visceral, sharp and achingly funny" debut of Kirsty Capes, a 26-year-old marketer at HarperCollins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 06:01:58 UTC ]
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