FutureBook: Q&A with Nathan Hull

Nathan Hull is chief strategy officer at Beat Technology, a company specialising in building tailor-made subscription and retail platforms for publishers, including Fabel’s offer in Norway, Skoobe’s in Germany and Chapter’s in Denmark.  Nathan will chair the FutureBook panel “Tune Up: Building a Competitive Landscape with Audio” on Thursday 19th November at 10.20 a.m. You’ve been a decade in this business; what have you learned? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Publishers are not obliged to give bigots like Jordan Peterson a platform | Nathan Robinson

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