Giving Credit Where It’s Due (shelftalker)

Managing those dreaded credit rep calls in an indie bookstore can be stressful. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-23 12:00:33 UTC ]
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Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch was a ‘well-fluencer’ long before those existed. One writer is giving the trailblazer her due.

Marisa Meltzer discusses her new book, “This Is Big: How the Founder of Weight Watchers Changed the World — and Me.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-15 13:55:39 UTC ]
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‘Weird Al: Seriously’ gives a talented musician his due

Lily E. Hirsch makes a case that “Weird Al” Yankovich’s parodies deserve careful consideration. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 17:29:52 UTC ]
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The Gifts Customers Give Us (shelftalker)

Moments of trust and connection from customers make the holiday spirit real for booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-16 13:00:34 UTC ]
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Do millennial women really need the book ‘How to Skimm Your Life’? Give us more credit.

This guide, from the women behind theSkimm, is what you’d expect: A chatty collection of information and advice. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-24 14:44:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen ratings give credit for Facebook, YouTube and Hulu views

Media ratings giant Nielsen announced today that publishers will now get credit for digital video content aired on Facebook, Hulu and YouTube. "Through capturing this audience, Nielsen is providing publishers, agencies and advertisers with a better p... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Give female historians the credit we deserve | Letters

Flattered though I was to be praised by David Kynaston (Move over history boys, Review, 6 February), this piece misses the problem. Women do write history; the issue is why they are neglected. The academic profession needs to address this. Historians who want an academic job or promotion often... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Giving Brazilian Literature Its Due in English and at Frankfurt

Chad W. Post offers an overview of some classic Brazilian texts (available in English) and some of what’s planned for the Frankfurt Book Fair, where Brazil is guest of honor. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Gives Publishers New Tools, Hopes They’ll Use Them to Give Facebook More Stuff

Facebook has been courting content companies for years because it wants content companies to bring more of their content to Facebook. Here’s a new example: A set of tools that will make it easier for publishers to share their stuff ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors gives £185,000 in grants to writers

The Society of Authors (SoA) had awarded grants totalling £185,000 to writers including Derek Owusu and John Mapanje for their works in progress. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 14:46:48 UTC ]
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How a Better Understanding of the Digital Media Supply Chain Can Give Brands a Leg Up

Chris Kane's job is to take a look at a brand's digital ad buys to see where there are overlaps that can be eliminated to improve the efficiency of the entire strategy. But in order to do that, brands have to understand exactly what they're buying through each exchange. Kane, founder and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-29 21:03:28 UTC ]
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Sponsors Pull Support, Demand Borderlands Owner Give Up Store

Twenty-five of the 1,314 financial sponsors of Borderlands Books in San Francisco were among the signatories to an open letter addressed to owner Alan Beatts, demanding that he relinquish ownership of the store in light of disturbing allegations recently made against him by an ex-girlfriend and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport cuts 1/4 of staff due to reduced travel demand amid COVID-19 pandemic

The biggest airport in Canada is eliminating 500 jobs because of the dramatic reduction in demand for air travel due to COVID-19. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-07-14 14:02:27 UTC ]
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Navajo Times Closes for Two Weeks Due to Coronavirus

The Navajo Times Publishing Company Inc. will close its doors for 14 days beginning today (Friday, June 19) due to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-23 18:07:46 UTC ]
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Cleeves writes story based on Forum Books for store to give away free

Ann Cleeves has written a short story based on indie store Forum Books in Northumberland, which even features manager Helen Stanton as a character. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 05:26:33 UTC ]
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Graywolf Press Gives Back to Twin Cities Community

Graywolf Press, located five miles from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, is donating $25,000 from the sales of its books that address racism to five local organizations selected by junior staff. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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To Ope, Or Not to Ope, That Is the Question (shelftalker)

When so many businesses are reopening to the public, why are we still curbside-only? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 12:06:35 UTC ]
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The Sun and Times publisher warns of job cuts due to coronavirus

CEO of News UK, Rebekah Brooks, tells staff pandemic has hammered print sales and advertising revenueThe publisher of the Sun and the Times has warned of impending job losses as part of a major cost-cutting programme as the coronavirus pandemic hammers newspaper sales and advertising... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 12:06:20 UTC ]
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Shout-Outs to Publishers Giving Back to Their Communities| June 5

Shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., we began recognizing publishers who, despite having their own challenges, stepped up and helped out their communities. We’ve recognized more than 30 such publishers so far, but that only scratches the surface on the acts of kindness from around... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-05 15:54:15 UTC ]
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S.A. Chakraborty Holds Forth (shelftalker)

An interview with the accomplished author of the Daevabad Trilogy, a book for all times and our times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-04 13:52:00 UTC ]
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