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'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Firefly publisher to lead new Golden Egg Academy branch

Children’s writing organisation the Golden Egg Academy is opening a new branch to cover Wales and the South West, which will be led by Firefly Press publisher Penny Thomas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobooks in the Headlines: Wooing Guys in the UK, Winning Over Publishers in Canada

The UK reports that audiobooks are most popular with men 25 to 44, and in Canada, there's a big jump from 2016 to 2017 in publishers producing audiobooks. The post Audiobooks in the Headlines: Wooing Guys in the UK, Winning Over Publishers in Canada appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Music sets up publishing division as it chases down Spotify

Apple Music has been on its way to overtake Spotify in terms of subscriber base for a while now. The service got a new boss, Oliver Schusser, this past April, as well. Now, Schusser's first major initiative appears to be the launch of Apple's own mus... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: More publishers see programmatic revenue growth in Europe than the US

A smaller percentage of U.S. publishers than European publishers are seeing growth in revenues from programmatic advertising. The post Digiday Research: More publishers see programmatic revenue growth in Europe than the US appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We’re all ears for audiobooks – and here are some of the best

Sales have doubled in the past five years, with commuters and men aged 25 to 44 accounting for the bulk of purchases. But many of us are unable to finish them – so here are a few you won’t give up onNo longer just the greatest invention for bathtub readers, the audiobook is, according to new... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Confront Slow Growth

Of the five large publishers that release results, the three biggest had nearly flat sales in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Kids Connect 2017: Publishing Professionals Talk International Growth

Foreign rights experts gathered during this week's GKC conference for a discussion of some of the areas of recent growth within the children's market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobook Publishing And Sales Take Off Up North

Audible and Kobo have launched audiobook platforms in Canada—and publishers are getting into the game, too. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside French publisher programmatic cooperative La Place’s growth ambitions

French publisher cooperative La Place has plans to stay ahead of digital market changes and attain the necessary scale and data to compete with the duopoly. The post Inside French publisher programmatic cooperative La Place’s growth ambitions appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers look to exploit revived audiobook sector

Publishers are responding to the surge in audiobook downloads by investing more in the sector, hiring new staff, upping the number of titles they publish and exploring audio-first opportunities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Audiobooks Hot, Publishers Should Look to Bundle Them With E-Books

Print and ebook packages haven't gained traction, but what about audio and ebook? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raccah hails publishing's 'golden age of opportunity'

Publishers should make the most of the “golden age of opportunity” the industry is currently in, Dominique Raccah, publisher and c.e.o. of Sourcebooks has said, while urging publishers to use this opporuntity to redefine their roles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers See More Good Times Ahead for Audiobooks

The audiobooks story of the year in 2016 was—again—the continued strong sales growth of the digital audio market, and many audio publishers expect to see more gains in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Market Report: Modest Growth in Italy’s Publishing Sector

After losses of almost €556 million, Italy's book publishing market grew in 2015 and 2016 for the first time since 2010, according to the Italian Publishers Association. The post Market Report: Modest Growth in Italy’s Publishing Sector appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China ‘delivering sales growth’ for UK publishers

UK publishers said the demand for rights from Chinese publishers at BIBF “far exceeded expectations”, with children’s and illustrated books particularly in demand. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Publishing in US growth push

Bonnier Publishing is launching a new US division, Bonnier Publishing USA, as part of "an ambitious programme for growth" in the territory lead by group c.e.o Richard Johnson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Publishers Bet on Hot Audiobook Market

The thriving digital audiobook market is adding to small and medium-sized publishers' bottom lines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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