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

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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

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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

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Don't give up on men

The challenge of men and boys reading has been around for some years now, with a lack of engagement with fiction in particular becoming a generally accepted truth. Many recent articles state that as much as 80% of fiction is bought by women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 03:08:10 UTC ]
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New Children's Book Gives Boys Who Love Ballet A Chance To Feel Seen

John Robert Allman's "Boys Dance!" explains how fancy footwork can pay off at school and in sports, while spotlighting male role models in the art form. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-10-07 14:25:30 UTC ]
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The Book That Changed My Life: Giving Voice to the Divine, Inexplicable Ocean

In the early summer of 1994, I walked into Alice’s Bookshop in North Carlton; a small shop in an old terrace on a straight boulevard that runs north out of Melbourne, Victoria. Being so close to the venerable sandstone of Melbourne University, there’s an old-fashioned gravity about the place.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-24 08:48:13 UTC ]
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PRH UK sends staff home as government gives new Covid guidance on the workplace

UK staffers at Penguin Random House have already been told they should again work from home if they can, following the step-change in government guidance as coronavirus infection rates rise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 00:00:21 UTC ]
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Daunt Gives B&N Update at BISG Annual Meeting

To survive in the age of Amazon, B&N CEO James Daunt said bookstores "need to look good and have great books and passionate booksellers" in an interview with BISG executive director Brian O'Leary. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Holliday Grainger gives voice to Alderton's Ghosts

Holliday Grainger will read the audiobook version of Dolly Alderton's eagerly-awaited debut novel Ghosts (Fig Tree). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 15:24:17 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

With this year’s Independent Bookstore Day occurring at a particularly rough time for booksellers, the iconic Powell’s Books in Portland has decided to make a statement and stop selling through Amazon. In a statement, owner Emily Powell notes that the occasion, this year, feels “especially... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-27 19:29:44 UTC ]
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These 10 Manga Like NARUTO Are Giving You Heroes To Root For

Demons, ninja, enemies and friendships, these 10 manga like Naruto will be the perfect read after you finish the popular series, including Black Clover by Yuki Tabata. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-24 10:35:00 UTC ]
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Giving Voice to Indigenous Children: Spotlight on Rebecca Thomas

The author’s picture book helps Indigenous children see themselves in familiar stories. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-17 04:00:00 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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