Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Post-Amazon, Goodreads Still a Place for Book Lovers

Director of author marketing, Pat Brown, spoke about how the company remains, even after being acquired by Amazon, a place for authors and their fans. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Post-Amazon, Goodreads Still a Place for Book Lovers

Director of author marketing, Pat Brown, spoke about how the company remains, even after being acquired by Amazon, a place for authors and their fans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Terézia Mora Wins German Book Prize

On the eve of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Her Das Ungeheuer was honored as the year's best German-language novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: E-books Go Global

One of the allures of ebooks for American publishers is the opportunity the format provides to sell titles to international markets, free of the costs of printing—and shipping—books overseas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: An American’s Take on the French E-book Market

When I moved to Paris in 2010, I’d already begun doing the majority of my reading on my Kindle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: BookMachine: A Meetup for Global Book Professionals

On Wednesday, September 25, six speakers in six different cities around the world gave related presentations loosely organized around the effects of the digital transition on publishing, entrepreneurship, and the power of collaboration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: A Busy Fair Despite Lower Attendance

The 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair was a busy one, despite another modest decline in trade visitors Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt 2013: CONTEC Opens 'Good Mood' Frankfurt Book Fair

The popular Tools of Change is no more, but in its place a more intimate digital conference--CONTEC--kicked off what Frankfurt v-p of conferences and entertainment & media Holger Volland said was going to be “a good mood” Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to be Seen in “The Place to Be:” Promotion at The Frankfurt Book Fair

Increase your visibility at the Frankfurt Book Fair through the Publishing Perspectives Show Daily, the leading magazine at the world's largest book fair. The post How to be Seen in “The Place to Be:” Promotion at The Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: How to Outcompete Amazon? Think 'Reader'

Chris Kubica argues that the book business has so far been too content to put the future of reading in the hands of others, and offers 8 ideas to change that. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Apple, Amazon in Race for Mobile Readers

The rise of reading on mobile phones is a hot topic at the Frankfurt Book Fair, but perhaps the most surprising finding of a new survey is that Apple is giving Amazon a run for its money among younger readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: WME, HC Lead the Deal-Making in Active Show

If there a theme emerged from the deal-making at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, it was the dominance of HarperCollins as a buyer of big books, and of William Morris Endeavor as the seller of those books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Markus Dohle's Full Remarks

What does the future hold for the world's first mega trade publisher, Penguin Random House? Check out this transcript of PRH CEO Markus Dohle's full remarks delivered at the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Pricing is the New Piracy

At this year’s fair, piracy has been a noticeably absent topic, replaced by a new, more pressing concern for publishers in the digital age: pricing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: HC Wins Self-Published Novel In Major Buy

In what is rumored to be a deal worth $500,000, Jennifer Brehl at HarperCollins’s William Morrow imprint bought North American rights to Tina Seskis’s novel, One Step Too Far. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Ferals Emerges as Hot Middle-Grade Property

One of the big children’s projects that has bubbled up at Frankfurt is a series called Ferals that was acquired jointly by HarperCollins Children’s Books U.S. and U.K. last week, and has already been optioned for film. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: 'We Have to Get this Right,' Says Dohle

The CEO of the recently merged mega-publisher Markus Dohle addressed a range of subjects. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Where the World Plugs In

At an opening session at last year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, U.K. Publishers Association CEO Richard Mollet remarked that digital publishing was no longer in its infancy, but in the “voting and drinking stages of early adulthood.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: What Is a Publisher Now?

The publishing industry is in the midst of a rapid, tech-fueled period of change, but what does that change mean for the future of the business? That was the question posed to an opening panel at the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair: What Is a Publisher Now? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Debut From Joshua Ferris’s Wife Draws Buzz, Along With Co-Authored Iraq War Novel

Two more books drawing buzz at the fair include a debut novel by Joshua Ferris's wife, and a co-authored book about friendship and the Iraq war. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Redmayne Talks New Storytelling Models and Competing With PRH

The CEO of HarperCollins U.K. talked about taking his new job and how he plans on taking HC into the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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