BookNet Canada: Digital Revenue Up in 2016, Ebook Sales Down

Toronto-based Kobo and Seattle's Amazon are neck-and-neck in Canadian publishers' use of ebook retailers, BookNet Canada finds, in a new 2016 survey. The post BookNet Canada: Digital Revenue Up in 2016, Ebook Sales Down appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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News outlets look to tablet computer users for revenue

More than half of owners read news on their devices, a survey shows, though there's not much willingness to pay for content. But there may be a way.With roughly 25 million adults in America now owning an iPad or other tablet computer, a new survey shows that the early adopters are using the... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Hearst sales appointments 'will create more joined-up brands'

The first stage of Hearst Magazines UK's commercial restructure marks a move towards creating more joined-up brands, group commercial director Matt Salmon has claimed. Continue reading at Media Week

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First enhanced ebook from Short Books

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 08:10 Short Books has produced its first enhanced ebook for the digital version of Birdwatching with your Eyes Closed (3rd November), the new book from Simon Barnes, author of How to be a Bad Birdwatcher. The book explores the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Atlantic Sees 19 Percent Jump in Ad Revenue for Third Quarter

For the 12th consecutive quarter in a row, The Atlantic is reporting gains in print and online revenue. In third quarter 2011, overall advertising revenue is up 19 percent, with digital ad revenue soaring 41 percent and print up 3 percent over the third quarter of 2010. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Apple's Newsstand Boosting Mag Sales, But Will it Last?

Finally, publishers have a reason to cheer Apple. In the 10 days since Apple launched its Newsstand for the iPad and iPhone, many are reporting big spikes in sales of their digital editions. Ease of discovery is a big reason for the sales increase; titles are now collected in one place rather... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Bertrams sales and profit marginally fall

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 20/10/2011 - 09:00 Bertrams' sales and operating profit has dropped marginally in the last year while the book wholesaler said its merger with Dawson Books will increase revenues by a third. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors to Get Sales Data From Three Big Publishers

Simon & Schuster, Random House and the Hachette Book Group said they would allow authors to access book sales data online, a service Amazon began providing last year. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Issuu Adpages Makes Print Ads Digital-Ready

In the digital sector, some publishers are still waiting for online advertising to become as profitable as its print counterpart once was. Many complain digital ad offerings are not comparable to the quality in print; others say the infrequency and size of advertising units may be causing the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Miller and Birch lead Booker sales for book chains

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 09:00 AD Miller's Snowdrops and Carol Birch's Jamrach's Menagerie are the bestselling books in the Man Booker shortlist on the high street, ahead of the prize's announcement this evening. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Digital to dominate by 2020

Written By: Tom Holman Publication Date: Mon, 17/10/2011 - 08:30 More than half of people working in the industry think sales of ebooks will overtake those of their printed counterparts by the end of this decade. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authonomy launches digital imprint

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 13:30 Authonomy, HarperCollins' writing community for unpublished authors, is launching a new imprint with plans to publish 12 titles per year as digital editions. The imprint will be headed by Scott Pack, who runs Authonomy and is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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English-language ebooks in global surge

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 13:41 English-language ebooks in non-traditional markets have become big business but publishers need to throw off the shackles of established business models to fully exploit the global marketplace. These were the messages greeting... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Agents warn of ebook "reckoning"

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 11/10/2011 - 09:00 Literary agents speaking at Publishers Launch Frankfurt have challenged publishers to approach ebook royalty discussions in a more "knowledgeable" way or face a "reckoning" from the digital revolution. But there are signs of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BRC says September book sales 'tough"

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 11/10/2011 - 08:50 Book sales remained “tough” in September according to the British Retail Consortium, which reported total retail sales were up by 2.5% against September last year. The BRC said UK retail sales values were 0.3% higher on a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt debates ebook prices

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Mon, 10/10/2011 - 14:15 Agents need to be less “conservative" if they are to protect their authors from accusations that their ebooks are over-priced, according to panellists at Publishers Launch Frankfurt this morning (Monday 10th October). read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Europe set to embrace the ebook

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Mon, 10/10/2011 - 14:49 European publishers are becoming less resistant to the "digitisation tsunami" as local distribution networks are built and publishers await the arrival of global players such as Amazon, Apple and Google in their territories. ... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Potential Spanish ebook VAT cut welcomed

Written By: Paul Rigg Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 15:11 The Spanish socialists pledge to reduce ebook VAT (IVA) to 4% has been welcomed by the director of the Spanish ebook platform Libranda. The announcement came from Alfredo Rubalcaba, who is the socialists’ candidate to become prime... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt 2011: Going Digital Abroad

Last year at the Frankfurt Book Fair everyone was talking about digital rights. Same as the year before. With the ebook market exploding in the U.S., the fair is devoting more and more space to topics ranging from metadata to transmedia. But with the European market lagging two to three years... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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September sales up on August, down on 2010

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 09:00 Printed book sales in September rose by 10% on August, but were down 10% on last year, Nielsen BookScan data reveals. In total, £118.4m was spent on physical books in the four weeks to 1st October, an increase of £11m on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Weltbild and Hugendubel launch new ebook reader

Written By: Anya Sieg Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 17:26 German booksellers Weltbild and Hugendubel have launched their own ebook reader, a week before the Kindle goes onsale in Germany. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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