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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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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FX Gives Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story a 3-Season Renewal

As FX expands to a streaming platform this year, with FX on Hulu, the network is making sure its most popular series will continue to be a mainstay on its linear channel for the next three years. FX has given a three-season renewal to American Horror Story, its anthology horror series from Ryan... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-01-09 17:00:29 UTC ]
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Quick Cash Flow Ideas for January (shelftalker)

Some ideas from a seasoned bookseller on events to generate business in the slow month of January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 13:00:11 UTC ]
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What Austin Teens Want Publishers to Know in 2020 (shelftalker)

Teen readers seek surprises, less trend following, and more new releases in December! Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-03 13:00:52 UTC ]
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Foresight 2020: St. Louis CEOs give clarity to a year of big unknowns

This is a big year. Not just in the symmetry of the number – 2020, the futuristic subject period for so many science fiction writers – but in what we already know will happen. A presidential election, prefaced by a likely Senate impeachment trial, will add new layers to an already murky... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-01-03 11:00:00 UTC ]
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A Bookseller Reading Challenge for 2020 (shelftalker)

Some suggestions of what booksellers should read this year, and what they might avoid. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-01 13:00:01 UTC ]
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Quick Thoughts About the Holidays (shelftalker)

Looking back on the holiday season from a part-timer who used to co-own the store. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-31 13:00:04 UTC ]
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The Bookselling Season of Limbo (shelftalker)

A bookseller’s reflections on the trends and challenges of the 2019 holiday selling season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-30 13:00:33 UTC ]
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The Economic Hardship Reporting Project Gives Writers a Hand

Founded in 2012 to help freelance and unemployed journalists get published in newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals, the organization now wants to ensure that more books by such writers pass through the publishing pipeline. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigenous Writers Deserve More Credit for Being Hilarious

Tiffany Midge is the author of several books including the recent memoir Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s, a collection of prose that blends humor with social commentary and meditations on love and loss. Her poetry collection The Woman Who Married a Bear won Kenyon Review’s Earthworks Prize... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-12-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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20 Of The Best Books To Give As Gifts This Year

These are the best books to gift this holiday season, according to book lovers on Goodreads. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-12-13 17:33:40 UTC ]
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Snakes, Bots, and Socks, Oh My!: A Bookstore Lost & Found (shelftalker)

TweetSomeone came up to one of our children’s specialists the other day and asked if anyone had ever retrieved the $200 Harry Potter boxed set that had been accidentally knocked into the hollow column next to the Harry Potter section during our storewide inventory in July. Since no one had... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 13:00:27 UTC ]
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It Might Be Getting Busy Soon (shelftalker)

Hectic holiday shop afternoons make us wonder when it’s going look as busy to customers as we feel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-09 13:00:33 UTC ]
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On the Book in 2039 (shelftalker)

A consideration of Alix Harrow’s op-ed from the future, ‘Books May Be Dead in 2039 but Stories Live On.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-05 13:00:17 UTC ]
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