Agents Keeping Foreign Publishers on Digital Leash

As the London Book Fair goes through its annual run this week, American agents are trying to figure out the best way to sell digital rights to foreign publishers in markets that are far behind the U.S. in ebook sales. Even though many international publishers are just starting to dabble in producing ebooks, almost all recognize that digital books are the future and that, in a few years, their local market will look more like the current one in America, where ebooks are accounting for as much as 8% of revenue among the major houses. For this reason, most American agents are including digital rights in their foreign deals, but not without caveats. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agents warn publishers over digital rates

Written By: Philip Jones and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 08:50 Literary agent Sonia Land has warned book publishers they will lose control over authors’ digital backlists unless they improve their royalty offer. Land this week announced her decision to publish 100 of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aiming for TV dollars, digital publishers adopt Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings

Publishers including BuzzFeed, Group Nine and Business Insider are investing in third-party measurement to add legitimacy to their video audiences. The post Aiming for TV dollars, digital publishers adopt Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Digital Solutions in India 2018: Instructional Design in Digital Publishing

Education has finally started moving. And like events at the edge of a black hole, where the laws of physics stop working, this transformation of education from its traditional methodology is taking place so quickly that it is already happening before we are even aware of it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Publishers Find Shared Purpose at W3C Publishing Summit

Publishers, librarians, and digital leaders gathered in San Francisco last week for the W3C Publishing Summit. Participants stressed the pressing need for a common digital standard and looked to the future of digital publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Publisher Woven Digital Lays Off Just Under 20

Woven Digital, which publishes millennial-focused brands such as BroBible and Uproxx, recently laid off just under 20 employees, according to multiple people with knowledge of the California-based company.Most of those affected worked for HitFix, an entertainment news site acquired by Woven in... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: Publishing in the Post-PDF Age (or Single URL Publishing)

It is obvious that publishing is in the midst of a cataclysm. If we can summarize this upheaval in just one line, it would be that publishing is moving from circulation and readership metrics to an engagement metric. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Solutions in India 2016: Cloud: The Next Digital Transformation Weapon for Publishers

Today, the evolution of cloud technology has erased all doubts that kept publishers from adopting cloud in their digital transformation strategy. They have realized the benefits of cloud for creation and delivery of digital products such as ebooks across multiple device platforms, workflow... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: Publishing Is a Digital Business

Some 25,000 attendees from more than 120 countries are expected at the 2016 London Book Fair (April 12–14), and while this year’s fair will be underscored by the 400th birthday of William Shakespeare, the focus on the show floor will firmly be on the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: What’s Ahead for Digital Publishing?

What is going on with ebooks? The decline in trade ebook sales in the U.S. is certainly one of the big questions hanging over the publishing industry as publishers gather for the 2016 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: Digital and E-learning Solutions from Cenveo Publisher Services

Technology by itself does not produce compelling digital and e-learning solutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Agents’ View: A Case Study in Agent-Assisted Publishing

Movable Type literary agents Jason Allen Ashlock and Adam Chromy write of their experiences assisting The Rogue Reader authors in self-publishing their work. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Yale Publishing Course Aims to Expand Publishing’s International Scope, and Enhance Digital Monetization

Yale’s summer publishing course is entering its third year. The course offers publishing professionals an opportunity to learn industry strategies for expanding a brand’s scope and monetizing digital products. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Digital Self-Publishing: Should Publishers Be Worried?

Self-publishing an essay through Amazon is a reminder of the benefits of a traditional publishing house. Continue reading at The Atlantic

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Digital Publishers Need a Revenue Revolution

Digital publishers today face an unprecedented challenge. While U.S. digital advertising revenue is forecast to generate more than $116 billion by 2021, publishers aren’t seeing their fair share of that revenue. Ad revenue is being cannibalized by everything from ad blockers to walled gardens... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Digital publishers want to grow non-advertising income as display revenue tanks

Nearly nine in 10 digital publishers consider non-advertising income 'high-priority' focus. Continue reading at Media Week

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Redundancies at Unbound as publisher 'pauses' digital list

Unbound has made four people redundant and imposed a "pause" on accepting submissions for its digital list, the company has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Google Vows to Keep Investing in Journalism in Search for Sustainable Publishing Models

During the Digital Media Asia 2019 conference held in Hong Kong in October, tech giant Google reiterated its support for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Masterclasses on audio publishing, innovation and digital marketing at FutureBook Live

A series of "lunch & learn" masterclasses are to take place at FutureBook Live, featuring sessions on audio publishing, effective innovation, using consumer data and digital marketing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Adam Matthew Digital to publish RSC archives

Publisher Adam Matthew Digital is working with the Royal Shakespeare Company to digitise parts of the organisation’s archive and make them accessible to academics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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