Digital Engagement Tops Talks at BookNet Canada Tech Forum

At the annual event, held last week in Toronto, industry leaders addressed various aspects of digital development in publishing, from ebook pricing and reader engagement to bundling and podcasts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Millennials, Diversity Big Topics at BookNet Canada's Annual Tech Forum

At BookNet Canada’s 10th annual Tech Forum, a full-day event in downtown Toronto which took place on Friday, discussions centered around ebook pricing, Millennials’ book buying habits, and how publishers can use technology to more effectively market diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PubTech Connect: Digital Giants Sree Sreenivasan and Kinsey Wilson Talk Tech in Opening Keynote

Sree Sreenivasan and Kinsey Wilson, two titans of digital media, are revolutionizing New York City and the ‘New York Times’ for the digital age Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Climate change and tech top the agenda at FBF19

The titles agents are taking to this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair have a strong environmental theme—be it scientific polemics, nature writing or warnings on the dangers of technology—as ‘up-lit’ looks set to continue raising readers’ spirits.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Now trending in ad tech: 4 things digital marketers should get smart about

At the end of 2018, Magna Global released its advertising forecast, which predicted that digital advertising will account for 50 percent of global ad spend in 2019. During my decade in the digital media space, part of which has been as the vice president of a digital media and ad tech marketing... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada's new report. The post BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-09 20:54:40 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report Cites a Rise in Print Revenue

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada’s new report. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Non-Book Merchandise: 16 Percent of Revenue or partisans of print and brick-and-mortar bookstores, the... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bustle Digital Group Acquires Tech and Science Site Inverse

Bryan Goldberg is making additional moves in digital media. Goldberg's Bustle Digital Group has acquired Inverse, a tech- and science-focused website, the company said today. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed. The acquisition represents yet another for Goldberg and BDG, which... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Comcast’s Tech Unit Unveils Tool to Unify Linear and Digital Media Buys

Comcast Technology Solutions is rolling out a suite of tools it claims will better unify the fragmented campaign implementation process and minimize--or remove--human error. The division of Comcast claims the launch of the new suite saves advertisers and media agencies time during campaign... Continue reading at AdWeek

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My TED talk: how I took on the tech titans in their lair

For more than a year, the Observer writer has been probing a darkness at the heart of Silicon Valley. Last week, at a TED talk that became a global viral sensation, she told the tech billionaires they had broken democracy. What happened next?If Silicon Valley is the beast, then TED is its belly.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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London Book Fair 2019: 'Engagement, Not Despair': PW Talks to Bill McKibben

In his new book, 'Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?', the pioneering science writer and environmental activist offers a thoughtful, sobering look at the future of humanity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canada's Dundurn Bought by Tech Entrepreneurs

Founder Kirk Howard has sold Dundurn Press, one of Canada's largest independent trade publishing houses, to a group of technology entrepreneurs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘People, not tech’: Trade’s digital leaders optimistic for future

Voice and artificial intelligence are the most likely candidates to further disrupt the book business, according to the results of a survey of the book trade's most innovative, the FutureBook 40, conducted ahead of FutureBook Live, The Bookseller's publishing conference taking place on 30th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookNet Canada: Sci-Fi, Women Leading Audiobook Consumption

Canadians say they listen to audiobooks while doing other things. In 2018, 54 percent of those surveyed by BookNet Canada prefer to listen on their phones. The post BookNet Canada: Sci-Fi, Women Leading Audiobook Consumption appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookNet Survey Finds Facebook is Favorite in Canada

Facebook is the top social media platform used by book buyers in Canada, according to a new report on social media use by book buyers from BookNet Canada. YouTube is second. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In a ‘Steady’ First Half, BookNet Canada Sees Audiobook Purchases 4 Percent Up

As the Association of American Publishers' StatShot Annual is citing, BookNet Canada's English-language market sees online retail edging up on physical-store retail, though print is flat in the first six months of 2018. The post In a ‘Steady’ First Half, BookNet Canada Sees Audiobook Purchases 4... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Booknet Canada and Rakuten Kobo Award 2018 Ebook Coding Prize

Getting 'aesthetically pleasing and accessible content' out of what the judges gave her as a mashup of sci-fi and Lewis Carroll, Katy Mastrocola beats the competition.  The post Booknet Canada and Rakuten Kobo Award 2018 Ebook Coding Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookNet Canada Sees Print Sales Decline in 2017, Backlist Accounts for 60 Percent

Two of the five top sellers in 2017 in Canada were backlist, which was up 2 percent over 2016. Print unit sales fell 4 percent, value down 3 percent. The post BookNet Canada Sees Print Sales Decline in 2017, Backlist Accounts for 60 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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European Booksellers Cheer as Digital Market Talks on Ebooks and Geo-Blocking

'We trust that the European Commission will take the specific nature of the (ebook) sector into account," says the Börsenverein' Jessica Sänger. The post European Booksellers Cheer as Digital Market Talks on Ebooks and Geo-Blocking appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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