Canadian Publishing 2018: Is Diverse, Data-Driven Wattpad Publishing's Future?

The Canadian digital platform is using machine learning to discover what readers want. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barker questions publishing's long-term commitment to diversity

Pat Barker says she has a distrust of the publishing industry’s regional and class diversity drives because it could be "fashionable" and may not represent a long-term commitment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-27 18:57:47 UTC ]
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Government Requests for Facebook User Data Rose 7% in the Second Half of 2018

Facebook received 110,634 government requests for user data in the second half of 2018, up 7% from 103,815 in the first half of 2018, according to its latest Transparency Report, which was released Thursday. The social network said the uptick in the second half of last year was normal compared... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-23 23:00:44 UTC ]
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Inside Open Road Integrated Media's Data Driven E-Book Marketing Success Story

Open Road has evolved into a leading marketing platform, boosting sales and discoverability for its publishing partners. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluemoose co-founder Duffy calls for more geographical diversity in publishing

Yorkshire-based Bluemoose Books has experienced the benefits of operating outside London; co-founder Kevin Duffy suggests other publishers should look beyond the confines of the capital, too. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Palm Coast Data Sold to Irish Magazine Publisher for $1 Million, Plus Rent

Palm Coast Data (PCD), the Florida-based provider of subscription and ecommerce fulfillment services to magazine publishers including F+W Media, MotorTrend Group and New York Media, has been sold by former longtime owner AMREP Corp. in exchange for $1 million in cash. The buyer, Studio... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CILIP launches magazine to promote diversity in children’s publishing

CILIP, the library and information association, is going to promote diverse and inclusive children’s literature via a new magazine, Pen&inc. The first edition of Pen&inc launches today (2nd May) with information about 450 titles, submitted by publishers ranging from Egmont and Hachette... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith and Hearst Magazines adopt new data standard, Oprah on ‘Buttabeep, Buttaboop’ (Pete Buttigieg): Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher’s Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. Bigger data: Meredith Corporation and Hearst Magazines are adopting a new... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pushing Diversity Forward in Publishing

People of Color In Publishing and We Need Diverse Books teamed up for a town hall this month that shows how far publishing has come regarding diversity—and how much further it needs to go. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profits Fell at Lagardère Publishing in 2018, But Rose at HBG

Earnings at Lagardère Publishing fell 9.6% in 2018 compared to 2017, but increased at its U.S. subsidiary, Hachette Book Group, where sales were up 3.7%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: New Tools, Enduring Values Will Drive Publishing’s Future

At the 2019 London Book Fair's Quantum Conference, Faber & Faber CEO Stephen Page rallied publishers to focus not just on their own bottom lines, but on the unique, and vital role publishers play in our cultural ecosystem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rethinking 'diversity' in publishing

Five years after a report into the trade that induced many measures to change the publishing industry, a new text will assess the current state of play. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US trade publishers saw 4.6% lift in 2018, but education sales fell

American trade publishing saw a 4.6% rise in revenue for 2018 but a decline in educational sales left the market relatively flat, new figures show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wattpad Launches Publishing Division

Wattpad Books will be headed by Ashleigh Gardner and its first list, to be released this fall, will feature six young adult titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Review of 2018: Specialist Publishers

We investigate how specialist children's, illustrated/comic and academic/educational publishers fared last year in our Review of 2018.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blockchain in Publishing: Modeling the Future at Canada’s Access Copyright

In Canada, Access Copyright is working on developing blockchain solutions for book publishing, including smart contracts and an attribution ledger. The post Blockchain in Publishing: Modeling the Future at Canada’s Access Copyright appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers failing to improve racial and regional diversity, survey finds

Despite concentration of publishers in London, only 11% of respondents identified as BAME – significantly lower than average of 40% in the cityA major survey of the UK’s publishing workforce has found that “significant progress” still needs to be made on both the numbers of black, Asian and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Print Book Sales Stayed Flat in 2018

The value of print books sold in Canada totaled C$1.13 billion ($850 million) in 2018, with 54.7 million units sold, according to data released by BookNet Canada and BNC SalesData, the national sales tracking service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wondering Where Publishing Is Headed? Ask Its Future Leaders.

A handful of New York–based 2018 PW Star Watch honorees discuss the big issues in today’s book business and changes they see coming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Biggest Publishing News Stories of 2018

With 2018 in the rearview mirror, we take a look back at some of the biggest stories that captured headlines in the industry last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA calls on ACE to increase diversity in the arts and secure libraries' future

The Society of Authors (SoA) has responded to Arts Council England’s consultation on its future strategy, saying it would like ACE to do more to increase diversity in the arts, secure the future of the library service and ensure that young people from all backgrounds can engage in cultural activity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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