Amazon Bottlenecks Frustrating Indie Publishers

This is the season in which the entire book industry depends upon consumer holiday purchases to drive sales and, for some, issues at Amazon are leaving their hottest titles languishing on shipping docks and sitting in truck trailers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon reveals quarter of Kindle ebook sales in US were for indie publishers

Figures from world's biggest bookseller trumpeted as sign of how self-publishing and smaller labels are changing the industryAs many as a quarter of the top 100 Kindle books on Amazon.com are from indie publishers, according to data revealed at a trade presentation by the retailer.A chart... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Indie publishers debate Amazon and IP

  The dominance of Amazon and the importance of copyright were two key themes of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon and US publishers dismiss indie DRM lawsuit

Amazon and six US publishers have asked a US court to dismiss a lawsuit by three American... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Three indie bookstores file lawsuit against Amazon and Big Six publishers

The stores charge that secret agreements made between the publishers and Amazon give Amazon the advantage in selling ebooks, but some industry observers find flaws in their logic. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon Publishing Launches Amazon Crossing Kids

The new imprint will publish English-language translations of picture books from around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’

'We can use the marketing muscle and the global strength that we have to support this ever-widening range of storytellers,' says Mikyla Bruder, publisher of Amazon Publishing. The post Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon Publishing Books Faring Better on Amazon's New Bestseller Lists

Four Amazon Publishing titles, which drew poor BookScan print sales numbers, are among the top 20 fiction bestsellers on the latest iteration of the e-tailer's new weekly bestseller list, bolstered by sales in non-print formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie publishers 'spurred on' to publish more from Trump's banned nations

Independent publishers have been “spurred on” to continue producing works that give a voice to silenced nations following President Trump's controversial "travel ban". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Publishers Association Cheers EC Commitments from Amazon: ‘Another Victory for Publishers’

Perhaps nowhere is there such a jubilant response to the European Commission's pressure on Amazon than in Germany. The Börsenverein hails the week's events. The post German Publishers Association Cheers EC Commitments from Amazon: ‘Another Victory for Publishers’ appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Pacific Northwest: Amazon Becomes a Publishing Force

Since its 2009 launch, Amazon Publishing has steadily ramped up its program, and is now the Pacific northwest's largest publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Publishing will get new publisher, based in Seattle

Amazon Publishing will have a new leader when publisher Larry Kirshbaum leaves on Jan. 17 and is replaced by Daphne Durham. Durham will be based in Seattle — not the New York office. She has served as editor in chief and has already taken over responsibility for adult trade books and children’s... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2013-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Hears Amazon, Publisher Motions to Toss Price Fixing Conspiracy Lawsuits

In oral arguments on Wednesday, lawyers for Amazon and the Big Five publishers argued that two potential class action suits alleging a conspiracy to fix prices for both e-books and print books were "implausible" and should be dismissed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Publishing Opens #ReadTheWorld 2022

Ready for free downloads, this is the fifth year of Amazon's World Book Day giveaway in international literature, with seven translations. The post Amazon Publishing Opens #ReadTheWorld 2022 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Indie Presses Publishing Works in Translation in The United States

Traditional publishing houses put out classics from around the world, but independent presses bring attention to new original talent. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Indie Publishers Start to Look Past the Pandemic

Having weathered two trying years, American independent presses are finding themselves hopeful about 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Publishing’s Eoin Purcell: ‘Surprise Books’ and Other Pandemic Effects

Ongoing pandemic market conditions for Amazon Publishing in London, Eoin Purcell says, reflect 'intensity' in entertainment consumption. The post Amazon Publishing’s Eoin Purcell: ‘Surprise Books’ and Other Pandemic Effects appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lawyers Argue that E-book Price-Fixing Case Against Amazon, Big Five Publishers Should Proceed

In a lengthy opposition brief filed this week, lawyers for a potential consumer class portrayed their case as the second act of the Apple e-books case and insisted there is more than enough evidence for the case to proceed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Boyle wins Amazon Publishing New Voices Award

Journalist and writer Darren Boyle has won Capital Crime's Amazon Publishing New Voices Award for his thriller The Black Pool, which is set in contemporary Dublin and follows a journalist who ventures deep into the murky world of gang-organised tiger raids. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie publisher Zando taps Gillian Flynn and Lena Waithe to find your new favorite authors

Book publisher powerhouse Molly Stern started her own company on the premise of using influential creators to surface overlooked talent. Author Gillian Flynn and writer-producer Lena Waithe are curating what could be the next wave of notable authors through their partnership with indie publisher... Continue reading at Fast Company

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