Golden Headsets: Audiobooks’ Growth Is Music to Publishers’ Ears

Previewing the audiobook track at the FutureBook conference, we look at sales statistics and predictions from Michele Cobb at the Audio Publishers Association. The post Golden Headsets: Audiobooks’ Growth Is Music to Publishers’ Ears appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth

The Association of American Pubslishers StatShot program cites 29.7-percent growth over 2016 in downloaded audiobook revenue, despite overall flat performance in publisher revenue in 2017. The post US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth

APA estimates show 2016's audiobook sales growth expanding by almost 20 percent again. Sixty-seven million Americans say they finished an audiobook. The post Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Facebook Harmonized With Global Music Rights, HFA/Rumblefish, Kobalt Music Publishing

Music continued to fill the air in Menlo Park, Calif., as Facebook announced three new partnerships with music publishers, coming on the heels of its deal with Sony/ATV earlier this week and its pact with Universal Music Group, inked in December. Facebook head of music business development and... Continue reading at AdWeek

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WPP returns to growth and Facebook News offers publishers ‘free money’: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Digiday Research: Digital publishers still see growth in direct-sold display ads

Of the 135 publishers surveyed by Digiday in a wide-ranging research survey this Fall, more than 50% of publishers reported that direct-sold advertising was a large or very large source of revenue for them. The post Digiday Research: Digital publishers still see growth in direct-sold display ads... Continue reading at Digiday

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Gaylin releases fictional podcast episode as audiobook published

Crime writer A L Gaylin has recorded a fictional podcast episode in addition to the audio version of her new book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Former editor launches electronic music publisher Velocity Press

A newly formed electronic music book publisher, Velocity Press, has launched with a book promising to be “a radical reworking of British dance music’s origin story”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Christian Audiobook Publishing Enters an ‘Exciting Time’

Amid the rising popularity of audiobooks, several Christian publishers are increasing title output and exploring production options. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Go West: Publisher services operation looks to UK market to fuel growth

After tasking former History Press m.d. Tim Davies to lead its expansion in the UK, Westchester Publishing Services has signed up a number of clients from this side of the Atlantic.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Peloton fires back at music publishers with a countersuit

One month after a group of music publishers sued it for copyright infringement, Peloton is firing back with a countersuit claiming anticompetitive conduct. On Tuesday, the New York-based fitness startup filed an answer to a complaint by members of the National Music Publishers’ Association and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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London Book Fair 2019: Why the Double-Digit Growth in Audiobooks Is Likely to Continue

For a second year in a row, the rapid growth of digital audio will be a hot topic at the London Book Fair, and that growth shows no signs of slowing down in 2019. PW recently caught up with Amanda D’Acierno, President & Publisher, Penguin Random House Audio Group to talk about audio’s rise,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hallmark to Publish Audiobooks

Hallmark Publishing has partnered with Dreamscape Media, the publishing and entertainment arm of Midwest Tape, to produce and distribute its first line of audiobooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tramp Press appoints UK publishing director in bid for growth

Dublin-based independent Tramp Press is creating a UK outpost with the appointment of Laura Waddell to the newly created role of UK publishing director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Continued audio growth for big publishers as new players enter market

Audiobook sales are continuing to rocket, with a number of the biggest publishers in the space confirming they are still experiencing “strong double-digit growth” year on year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Puffin to publish musical edition of Tom Fletcher’s Creakers

PRH division Puffin Books will next year publish a ‘musical’ edition of Tom Fletcher’s The Creakers with a CD and prompts telling readers when to listen to the songs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harpist's debut music to Transworld's ears

Transworld has pre-empted an “uplifting, heart-warming and accessible” reading group novel by debut author and musician Hazel Prior, born out of a passion for harps. Touching on love, friendship, kindness and generosity, according to Transworld Ellie and the Harp-maker will appeal to readers of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Broader List Spurs Growth at Belt Publishing

Five years after its launch as a regional press specializing in nonfiction books about the industrial Midwest, Belt Publishing is growing rapidly and diversifying its list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Christopher Eccleston to narrate UCLan Publishing audiobook

Actor Christopher Eccleston has agreed to narrate the audiobook version of A J Hartley’s Cold Bath Street, published by the student-run, not-for-profit publishing house UCLan Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Non-fiction and middle grade the growth areas for children’s publishing

Children’s independents say they are seeing growth in the market, particularly in non-fiction and middle grade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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