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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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

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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

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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

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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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Publishers Move to Cash In On Digital Audiobook Boom

With sales of digital audiobooks soaring, publishers are racing to produce more titles and find innovative new marketing methods. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Reality check: Video won’t save the day for digital publishers desperate for growth

Many digital publishers are pushing into video, spurred on by growth-hungry VCs and content-starved platforms. But while video is lucrative, there are no guarantees that scale on Facebook will translate to meaningful revenue. Meanwhile, on TV these companies face the problem of competing with... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobook Publishers Go Big On Full-Cast Productions

New technology and the growth of the audiobook market are driving a boom in full-cast productions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What’s in a name? With growth, digital publishers face tough branding questions

New digital media companies have to figure out how to scale an audience, but along the way, they face crucial branding decisions. The Huffington Post grew to top 100 million monthly uniques by stretching its mother brand across myriad subject areas, but Bustle and Vox Media say individual brands... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Where Publishers Are Investing for Growth

[Sponsored Content] Folio: and Hallmark Data Services team up on a survey showing that publishers indeed see a cloudy future for print, while capital is being diverted to digital. The post Where Publishers Are Investing for Growth appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From the Fringes to the Mainstream: Ten Years of Growth In Graphic Novel Publishing

To mark this exciting decade in graphic novel publishing, PW invited seven publishing professionals to reflect on the growth of the last ten years and to peer into the future of graphic novel publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Publishers Are Marketing Digital Audiobooks

Publishers are trying different marketing techniques to differentiate their audiobooks in a crowded market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers' New Old-Fashioned Newsletter Growth Hack: Contests

Clickbait headlines and A/B testing may be publishers’ go-to growth tactics on Facebook and Twitter, but to boost their email subscriptions, they are adopting a more old-fashioned scheme: the contest.   Millennial news site Mic, for ex ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers’ new old-fashioned newsletter growth hack: contests

What's old is new again. Publishers including Mic, Ozy and Skift are trying to seduce readers into signing up for their newsletters by cajoling them with cash and trips. The scheme takes a page from the the playbook of Publishers Clearing House, which uses contests to great effect (and... Continue reading at Digiday

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NYCC 2015: Publishers Chase Growth in Kids', Girls’ Graphic Novels

Led by girl-focused comics, sales of kids' and YA graphic novels continue to grow and publishers used New York Comic Con to launch a spate of new properties targeting girls and young women. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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An insider and trailblazer leads Universal Music Publishing

The gig: Jody Gerson is the chair and chief executive of Universal Music Publishing Group, representing songwriters such as Demi Lovato and Big Sean. UMPG is part of Santa Monica-headquartered Universal Music Group, the world's largest record company. Early days: Gerson, 54, grew up in... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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News Corp sees strong growth in digital real estate services and book publishing

The company’s quarterly earnings call beats analysts’ expectations despite a fall in total revenue from the previous quarter and a net loss of $379mNews Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal and the Times, reported a better-than-expected quarterly results as strong growth in its digital real... Continue reading at The Guardian

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