BlogHer Looks At A 'Post-Oprah, Post-Martha' World

BlogHer co-founder and CEO Lisa Stone sounded triumphant today in San Diego, where her women-focused blog and advertising network was hosting its seventh annual BlogHer conference. More than 3,500 bloggers were in attendance, and the company announced some new partnerships like the "Live Well Lived" initiative with P&G. In the years since BlogHer was founded in 2005, Stone said the company has crossed "the credibility gap", so advertisers take it seriously. There's still plenty of opportunity for future growth, though. Stone said one of her big efforts in the coming year will be the LATISM-BlogHer Publishing Network, a new, joint effort with the Latinos in Social Media group to create a bilingual network of Latino blogs. She's also interested in expanding BlogHer's support for video and "mobile, mobile, mobile" —on the latter front, Stone hinted that there will be announcements coming soon, but she declined to offer any details. Asked how BlogHer's model changes as more and more online conversation moves onto social networks, Stone said she welcomes the shift. BlogHer's properties reach 26 million women every month, but its bloggers connect with another 8 million people through social networks, she said. She also suggested that private social networks such as Google Circles could offer new opportunities, because women want to have conversations with trusted bloggers about sensitive issues, and they don't want to have those conversations in public. "Facebook doesn't... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

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Bookseller Options in the Post-B&T Retail World

If you’re a bookseller, you’re probably looking to figure out the best way to keep books coming in following Baker & Taylor's withdrawal from retail wholesale. Here are your options. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mic faces an uncertain future in a post-Facebook world

Mic isn’t alone in trying to survive the distributed media landscape, but other publishers have been further ahead in increasing traffic to their own sites. The post Mic faces an uncertain future in a post-Facebook world appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Publishing in a post-Facebook world

In this week’s Rundown, publishers of all stripes are coming to grips with Facebook’s major news feed changes. The post The Rundown: Publishing in a post-Facebook world appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vanity Fair's hunt for an editor is a litmus test for the post-Weinstein world

As sexual harassment accusations sweep through many industries, the selection of a new editor has become a prism through which to read a changing landscapeThe publishing industry guessing game over who will assume Vanity Fair’s leadership role from long-serving superstar editor Graydon Carter... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA’s Kolman: role for publishers in ‘post-truth’ world

Publishers should stand as “beacons of trustworthiness” in an age of fake news and alternative facts, International Publishers Association president Michiel Kolman has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis and Gaiman curate 'world's first post-it note' book

Penguin Random House's Michael Joseph division is today (Thursday) releasing the “world’s first post-it note book", co-curated by author Neil Gaiman and film director Richard Curtis. Stick This Book is in support of the Global Goals campaign and will explain the UN’s Global Goals for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Local World posts adjusted profits of £38.9m

David Montgomerys local newspaper publisher earns DMGT and Trinity Mirror shared payout of more than £22mDavid Montgomerys Local World made adjusted profits of £38.9m last year, providing shareholders Daily Mail & General Trust and Trinity Mirror with a healthy payout of more than £22m to... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Nottingham Post Beats Papers Across the World for Kindle Readers

Your Nottingham Post is kindling a flame among digital newspaper subscribers. The Post is among the most popular newspapers used on the device that's revolutionising reading. The Kindle, the handheld ebook reader that allows users to browse, bu ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

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J&J's World Cup Campaign Barely Mentions Soccer or World Cup

No soccer players, no references to Rio de Janiero or Brazil. Is this any way to launch a World Cup campaign?Johnson & Johnson thinks so. The official health-care sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is kicking off its U.S. marketing effort for the games by hardly mentioning them.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Washington Post paperback bestsellers

A collection of Greta Thunberg’s speeches and the Pulitzer winner for fiction are among the top picks. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Naomi Wolf and Sandi Toksvig to headline Women of the World Festival

Naomi Wolf, Shazia Mirza, Scarlett Curtis, Sandi Toksvig and Mary Robinson will headline the 10th Women of the World (WOW) Festival in London in March 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walker to publish Michael Rosen's family tale of the Second World War

Walker Books will publish Michael Rosen’s The Missing; The True Story of my Family in World War Two in January 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 17:56:29 UTC ]
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Border crossing: How translated fiction can open up the world

The new Elena Ferrante is just one of the exciting novels in translation coming next year. Lara Feigel talks to the UK editors who are rediscovering classics and finding new audiencesThere are voices that speak to us across oceans and centuries with more intimacy than the people who surround us... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Tom Spurgeon, Who Surveyed the Comic Book World, Dies at 50

A reporter, editor and author, he co-wrote a biography of Stan Lee, oversaw a comics festival and started an award-winning website. Continue reading at The New York Times

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On World Children’s Day, the UN and IPA Highlight the SDG Book Club

On UNICEF's World Children's Day, the IPA reminds international publishers that their children's books can be part of the SDG Book Club. The post On World Children’s Day, the UN and IPA Highlight the SDG Book Club appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-20 13:09:40 UTC ]
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O'Connor, Phelan and Corr triumph at An Post Irish Book Awards

Joseph O’Connor, Vicky Phelan and Andrea Corr were among the winning authors at this year’s An Post Irish Book Awards, as Colm Tóibín received the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 00:09:43 UTC ]
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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Solid Sales Gain in Early November

With both juvenile categories posting double-digit increases and a strong gain in adult nonfiction, unit sales of print books rose 5.9% in the week ended Nov. 9, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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