China’s Bestsellers for 2017: OpenBook Cites 14.55 Percent Market Growth

With figures from OpenBook's 'Reading X' conference earlier this month, we learn that online book sales in China grew 28.82 percent in 2017, year over year, and brick-and-mortar bookstores were seen to erase the previous year's modest losses. The post China’s Bestsellers for 2017: OpenBook Cites 14.55 Percent Market Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Consumer Magazine Ad Pages Up 2.5 Percent from 2010’s Q1

The Publisher’s Information Bureau (PIB) reported overall growth for magazine ad sales for 2011’s first quarter. First quarter ad pages totaled 35,755 pages, a 2.5 percent increase from the first quarter of 2010. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Content Marketing Revolution

Each year the publishing world seems to become enamored with a new strategy that will redefine the industry. In 2011, that's marketing services. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Dynamic Russian Book Market

Talk about transformation. In a span of 20 years, the Russian book market has made a 180-degree shift, from state-owned publishing and distribution to privately held (except for a few exceptions) and increasingly client driven. Every component of its book market was created overnight, after... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ladybird reshapes for digital market

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 31/03/2011 - 15:38 Ladybird is updating its image with a new campaign designed to highlight its preschool credentials to families and to grow the market for its digital products. Editorial director Heather Crossley said: “In the past Ladybird... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Long Form Journalism Enters the Digital Market

As most publishers are scrambling to compact content (call it the Twitter effect), one company is bringing lengthy journalistic stories to digital devices. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tablet Market Expands With New Competitors

RIM and Samsung have announced release dates for their versions of the tablet computer, with the RIM Blackberry Playbook on sale on April 19th and the new Wi-Fi version of the Samsung Galaxy tablet line launching June 8th. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Debate Pricing, Marketing Models For Apps

Simplifying (and clarifying) the purchasing process—regardless of newsstand--and finding new ways to effectively market among the crush of new apps being launched is critical for publishers to succeed, according to speakers at MPA’s Digital E-Reading conference today. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IDG launches Its "Most Comprehensive" Marketing Effort with CIO Forum

IDG has launched the Enterprise CIO Forum (ECF) in US-English, German, Japanese and Chinese editions, with HP as sponsor. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Len Riggio: American trade on cusp of "transformational growth"

Written By: Gayle Feldman Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 09:13 Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio has said the American book trade is on the cusp of "transformational growth" led by digital sales, in a bullish keynote address to the annual meeting of the Association of American... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Secret to Digital Growth: Investing In Content?

Business Insider's Henry Blodget tells (almost) all. But can online revenue cover the costs of original content? Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Summit Business Hires to Expand Advanced Markets AdvisorFX

Summit Business Media announced today the expansion of staff for the Advanced Markets AdvisorFX, an online source for practice-building and client-management tools serving financial advisors and insurance professionals. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst's John Loughlin Highlights Four Key Drivers for Magazines at DMA Circ Marketing Day

John P. Loughlin, EVP and GM of Hearst Magazines, kicked off DMA's Circulation Marketing Day at the Time Inc. Conference Center in New York City as keynote speaker. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Android Market ebooks goes live; music and movies to follow?

By Tim Conneally, Betanews The Android Market has never had any specific ban on carrying and selling straight up text documents, and users could search through the market and find apps that were, in effect, standalone ebooks. Now, however, there is a section dedicated specifically to ebooks... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2011-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google introduces ebooks to Android market

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 25/02/2011 - 08:20 Google has introduced ebooks to the web version of its Android Market of apps. By buying an app on the webstore, a user can then push it onto any Android-enabled device. PC Mag reports the book capacity was added yesterday... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Daily to Enter Android Market?

The Daily may be coming to the Android market. The Daily, a daily newspaper app that debuted on the Apple iPad, was the first to utilize Apple’s new subscription plan app (and pay its 30 percent share requirement of each purchase bought through the app). The News Corp. app is available for $.99... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Export sales growth outstripping home sales

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 15:36 Scottish publishers have been encouraged to adopt a more global outlook as the UK economic climate continues to suffer, with figures presented by Book Marketing Limited highlighting the growing value of export sales.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walker launches marketing campaigns for YA and picturebooks

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 14:20 Walker Books is launching marketing campaigns to support its picture book publishing and teen fiction ranges. Undercover, promoting a range of YA titles, will launch in March and a separate picture book campaign, Picture Book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Informa cites digital and overseas for increased profit

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 09:15 Expanded digital delivery and sales in emerging markets have led Taylor & Francis parent company Informa to an increase in adjusted operating profit of 1.2% to £313.2m in its latest financial year. In its results, for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital growth will put a strain on bricks & mortar, says Orion's Roche

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 07:42 Orion chief executive Peter Roche has called increasing ebook sales "welcome" but cautioned that they will put "more of a strain on bricks and mortar" bookselling. Roche was speaking to hundreds of authors, agents and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A World of Recipes: The International Cookbook Market

As the Paris Cookbook Fair gets underway next month, cookbook publishers are getting ready to do some shopping--and not just the sort that involves stocking up on Dijon mustard and bonbons from Fauchon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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