Exploring Accessible Publishing for the Print Disabled

Less than 5% of all published books are available in an accessible format. Several organizations, notably Bookshare, are working to change that woeful statistic. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print, Audio Keep Publishers Moving Ahead

Print and downloadable audio gains countered soft ebook sales in the first half of 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NPD Top 10 Publishers Ranked by Print & Digital Unit Sales, 2016

In February, we ran a listing of the country’s largest publishers ranked by print units sold through outlets that report to NPD BookScan. While that approach has its limitations (it doesn’t include ebook sales or sales at outlets that don’t report to BookScan), it does provide a look at how the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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City and Regional Magazine Publishers Still Believe in Print

[Sponsored] A June survey by Folio: and Cummings Printing indicates that confidence in the often-maligned medium remains high. The post City and Regional Magazine Publishers Still Believe in Print appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The future of their businesses is at stake’: European publishers are exploring alternatives to the duopoly

"Publishers everywhere are looking for answers, but this is an area European publishers are leading." The post ‘The future of their businesses is at stake’: European publishers are exploring alternatives to the duopoly appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon simplifies self-published paperback printing

Amazon has a program in place allowing people to self-publish both printed and electronic books, but until now the workflow has been clunky as authors were forced to use a different tool for each format. The company is now streamlining the experience... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How platforms get publishers to play the access game

By dangling rewards in front of publishers that go all-in with them, platforms, inadvertently or not, worm their way into publishers’ organizations and dictate their strategy. Some publishers including The Washington Post and Mic say the rewards and potential influence with the platforms are... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W F Howes publishes accessible version of 'Fantastic Beasts' screenplay

Audiobook and large print publisher W F Howes Ltd has made available an accessible large print edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the screenplay edition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creating access in publishing

Creative Access is a charity which provides opportunities in the creative industries for young people from under-represented BAME backgrounds. Its c.e.o. Josie Dobrin talks to Natasha Onwuemezi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Spreading the Gospel of Print, Magazine Publishers Face an Identity Crisis

The relentless pursuit of digital audiences undermines industry advocacy. The post In Spreading the Gospel of Print, Magazine Publishers Face an Identity Crisis appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital sales down 19%, but print strong for trade publishers in first half

Trade publishers’ digital revenues have fallen by 19% in the first six months of the year, but print sales are holding strong, new figures from the Publishers Association have revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pinterest Is Working on a New 'Explore' Section for Publishers, Brands

Pinterest is building a new media channel for publishers and brands to create videos and multimedia posts, according to advertisers familiar with the plans.The Pinterest media section is similar in concept to how publishers work closely with Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Japanese and American Publishing Executives Explore Closer Ties

A recent dinner in New York is seen as a first step in opening a new dialogue between the countries' publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ursula K Le Guin to publish Earthsea story in print for first time

The Daughter of Odren will be published in new omnibus edition of the much-loved fantasy sequence to mark the 50th anniversary of The Wizard of EarthseaA story from Ursula K Le Guin’s world of Earthsea that has never been published in print before is due to be released to mark the 50th... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside HMP’s Pivot from Print Publisher to Multi-Channel Events Business

A Q&A with Jeff Hennessy, chairman and CEO of the healthcare media, events, and education company. The post Inside HMP’s Pivot from Print Publisher to Multi-Channel Events Business appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sprint to Print: INscribe Introduces INdemand for Publishers

'Our ebook sales have been going up, not down,' says INscribe's Larry Norton. And the 'micro-publishers' who are scrappy enough to make that happen also want a fast, easier path into print. The post The Sprint to Print: INscribe Introduces INdemand for Publishers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corsair to publish illustrated exploration of birds in lit

Corsair, an imprint of Little, Brown, has acquired a non-fiction literary ornithology by Alex Preston, with illustrations by Neil Gower. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major Publishers Bet on Power of Print Ads with Money-Back Guarantee

"We know magazines work and we're willing to put our money where our mouth is," Meredith's Britta Cleveland tells Folio:. The post Major Publishers Bet on Power of Print Ads with Money-Back Guarantee appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nautilus Partners with MIT Press to Co-Publish Print Edition

Bimonthly science magazine looks to expand circulation, sales and marketing. The post Nautilus Partners with MIT Press to Co-Publish Print Edition appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scalability, Access the Keys for Private Equity Publishing Acquisitions

What last year’s private-equity and venture-backed publishing acquistions mean for the industry's future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey: Which Publishing Markets Do You Want to Explore in 2016?

Ahead of The Markets: Global Publishing Summit in 2016, we want to hear from you: which publishing markets are you most excited to explore this year? The post Survey: Which Publishing Markets Do You Want to Explore in 2016? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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