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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Blanchard Systems, developer of SendMyAd, debuts its editorial solution Virtual Publisher. Virtual Publisher is a book planning and production tool for print and digital editions, and is compatible with Adobe InDesign Plugins. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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PPA Conference: Tim Brooks on the new found optimism for professional publishers

Tim Brooks, the former managing director of Guardian News & Media, identifies a new sense of optimism setting into the publishing industry, after two years of concern amid sweeping change. Continue reading at Media Week

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Why Publishers Don't Like Apps

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Publishing's leaders set to explore multi-platform future at PPA Conference

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E-tailer Fishpond targets publishers

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TCS Launches Digital Publishing Platform at MarkLogic 2012

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Yes, people still read: ebook sales by UK publishers grew 54 percent in 2011

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BoSacks: No B.S. : The Real Secret to Publishing Success

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Publishers support IBW with exclusive editions

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E-Book Publisher Drops DRM

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Two-book Golden deal for W&N

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Something Is Rotten In The State Of E-Book Publishing

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CUP repositions education publishing

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Canadians File Class-Actions Against E-Book Publishers

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Nature Publishing Group Launches Linked Data Platform

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Media Decoder Blog: Pulitzer Fiction Snub Has Book Publishers Fuming

An unconventional collection of novels failed to generate a consensus among the Pulitzer board members. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Imago launches ‘first in publishing’ consultancy

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