Emma Barnes: Menial publishing jobs are destroying our future

"Why are we still getting humans to do the work of computers?" Regular FutureBook contributor Emma Barnes of Bibliocloud and Snowbooks sees paperclip-and-pencil jobs in publishing as where industry newcomers get off on the wrong foot. And she follows the meager money upstairs to find little prospect of "thoughtful, powerful and competent managers" coming from such a start, particularly women. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emma Barnes: Menial publishing jobs are destroying our future

"Why are we still getting humans to do the work of computers?" Regular FutureBook contributor Emma Barnes of Bibliocloud and Snowbooks sees paperclip-and-pencil jobs in publishing as where industry newcomers get off on the wrong foot. And she follows the meager money upstairs to find little... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing's grails and our unholy searches: Emma Barnes

'Tis but a scratch, of course. Still, writes Bibliolcloud and Snowbooks' Emma Barnes, certain problems in publishing begin to appear Grail-shaped to us. She's talking about such issues as accurate sales forecasting, reconciling statutory and management accounts, and knowing how profitable... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Briefing: Publishers say a cookie-less future remains murky, overheard at the Digiday Publishing Summit

Publishers who attended the Digiday Publishing Summit opened up about their top challenges, concerns and curiosities during closed-door, anonymous town hall meetings. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2023-09-21 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Summit Recap: Publishers establish infrastructure to future-proof data sets

Publishers shared insights at the Digiday Publishing Summit at the end of September in Miami. The post Publishing Summit Recap: Publishers establish infrastructure to future-proof data sets appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-10-19 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble's Book Publishing Arm Gets a New Publisher

The bookseller has hired Emily Meehan as publisher and chief creative officer of Sterling Publishing in what it called part of a relaunch of its publishing division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Want a Job in Publishing? Why Not Publish Your Resume as a Book

Andy Reynolds, former VP of marketing & publicity for a visual book publisher, is on a job hunt — so he showcased his expertise in the format he knew best. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Israel has destroyed two publishing houses in the West Bank.

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Russell Brand publisher pauses all future books with comedian

Bluebird, who were due to publish Brand’s new self-help book in December, took the decision in light of ‘very serious allegations’The publisher of one of Russell Brand’s books has said that it is pausing all future publishing of books by the comedian after he was accused of rape and sexual... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Publishers are using online job boards to diversify revenue streams

Globally, the publishing industry is contending with diminishing revenues. With a recent report from intelligence provider WARC finding that global advertising revenue for total print will experience a 7.7% drop-off in 2023 from last year’s number, traditional publishers are looking to shore up... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2023-09-14 15:29:34 UTC ]
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New Report Finds NYC Publishing, Bookselling Jobs Fell Between 2010 and 2020

In a report designed to measure the economic impact of NYC's various publishing segments, the first-of-its-kind study found that the number of book publishing jobs dipped 1.7% between 2010 and 2020, while bookselling jobs tumbled 37.1%. The average book publishing salary was $119,000, compared... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Shares in Marie Claire publisher Future plunge as chief announces departure

More than £300m wiped off market value as company says Zillah Byng-Thorne is to step downFuture, one of Europe’s biggest and most successful digital media companies, has seen more than £300m wiped off its market value after the company said that chief executive Zillah Byng-Thorne is to step down... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-20 11:10:40 UTC ]
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Publishers on the Future of the Regionals

Large houses and small presses discuss the need for face-to-face fall bookseller gatherings. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Publishing Sitcoms Help Me Maintain Hope and Humor for the Future of the Industry

Hollywood can’t resist a literary adaptation. Frontlist, backlist—it’s all fodder for screenplays. The publishing world itself also feeds the insatiable page-to-screen pipeline: from 1930s and ’40s screwball satires about newspaper reporters (His Girl Friday, Meet John Doe, Mr. Deeds Goes to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-18 08:53:31 UTC ]
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The Future of Publishing Is Now: Spotlight on knkPublishing

With the only Microsoft-certified publishing software on the planet, knk is helping publishers adapt to a rapidly changing industry. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Driving Publishing into the Future: Spotlight on FADEL

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Dohle optimistic about publishing's future and insists S&S acquisition 'pro-competitive'

Penguin Random House worldwide chief executive Markus Dohle says he is "optimistic" about the future of the publishing industry, claiming "it's the best time in this business since Gutenberg invented the printing press". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-20 11:07:03 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: The Future of the Publishing Office

In the U.S. Book Show's opening panel, experts discussed the many concerns surrounding the future of the publishing office, the best practices to help bring them back safely, and how the business has changed in an age of remote work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Reshapes Its Publishing Division

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Deep Dive: How the future of publishing is taking shape in the ongoing coronavirus crisis era

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