Henderson joins Vertebrate as indie expands digital business

Shona Henderson has been appointed digital products manager at Sheffield-based Vertebrate Publishing, which is expanding its digital business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-12 13:33:05 UTC ]
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London Digital 2016: Publishing Is a Digital Business

Some 25,000 attendees from more than 120 countries are expected at the 2016 London Book Fair (April 12–14), and while this year’s fair will be underscored by the 400th birthday of William Shakespeare, the focus on the show floor will firmly be on the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jones, Mairena, Stewart Join 'PW'; Morris Up in Digital Dept.

At 'Publishers Weekly,' Iyana Jones has been named digital media coordinator, Nathalie Mairena has been hired as digital assistant, and Sophia Stewart has joined as editorial assistant. Mike Morris has been promoted to director of digital operations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Indie Bookselling in the Digital Age

A panel of executives from Bookshop.org, Libro.fm, and IndieCommerce discussed ways in which booksellers could use their platforms to take full advantage of the shifts in consumer behavior since the pandemic began. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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When Experience Counts: How Bustle Digital Group Is Future-Proofing Its Business

Legacy media companies, particularly those with print products, are often told they should learn from digital startups who have allegedly disrupted norms and transformed the industry through innovation and a new, creative mindset. While this is true in some instances, there are plenty of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-23 16:07:41 UTC ]
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When Experience Counts: How Bustle Digital Group Is Future-Proofing Its Business

Legacy media companies, particularly those with print products, are often told they should learn from digital startups who have allegedly disrupted norms and transformed the industry through innovation and a new, creative mindset. While this is true in some instances, there are plenty of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-23 16:07:41 UTC ]
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PRH UK and DK join with other Bertelsmann companies for podcast business Storyglass

Penguin Random House UK and DK have joined with Bertelsmann stablemates Fremantle and BMG to launch a joint podcast business, called Storyglass, as part of the Bertelsmann Content Alliance UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-13 15:51:02 UTC ]
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Two Indie Booksellers Associations Join Forces for Fall Conference

In lieu of in-person gatherings, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association will host a combined virtual conference from September 21-25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Daisy Johnson joins Vintage Indie Bookseller of the Year judging panel

​Booker shortlisted author and former Blackwell's bookseller Daisy Johnson has joined the judging panel for the Vintage Independent Bookseller of the Year Award 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 22:21:00 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Kay tops weekly e-book ranking as Amazon list joins line-up

As the old saying goes, new year, new e-book charts—the Bookstat E-Book Top 10 is joining the Publisher E-Book Ranking in The Bookseller’s regular e-book chart section. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 11:38:52 UTC ]
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Two Minnesota Indie Bookstores Partnered Up, and Business Is Booming

Twin Cities area bookstores Excelsior Bay Books and Valley Bookseller have entered a unique collaborative relationship that is attracting A-list authors to their premises and bumping up both stores’ sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Guille-Marrett joins indie education publisher

Emily Guille-Marrett has been appointed head of English publishing and training at independent education publisher, Maths - No Problem!, to build a new literacy business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 22:20:23 UTC ]
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No-deal Brexit could put indies out of business, says Galley Beggar

Indie press Galley Beggar has warned of the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on publishing after learning of "crazy" government requirements on distribution, saying it could put smaller publishers out of business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 11:58:39 UTC ]
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J.D. Salinger, E-Book Holdout, Joins the Digital Revolution

“The Catcher in the Rye” and other Salinger novels are coming out in digital formats, and the writer’s son plans to release more from his archives. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-11 09:00:01 UTC ]
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Sheffield indie publisher to expand thanks to £250,000 investment

Sheffield-based independent publisher Vertebrate Publishing is planning on almost doubling its staff numbers, after receiving a quarter of a million pounds in investment from entrepreneur Stephen Ross. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 13:12:31 UTC ]
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WPP and iHeartMedia join forces to lure more audio branding business

WPP is hooking up with IHeartMedia on a new partnership aimed at luring more audio business from marketers. The venture, called “Project Listen,” will offer creative consulting and media planning covering multiple platforms, including broadcast radio, digital streaming, podcasts, smart speakers... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-17 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Phil Henderson to join Blackwell's

Asda books buying manager Phil Henderson is leaving the supermarket chain to join Blackwell's as sales and marketing director this summer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishers and bookshop join forces for homeless charity

Independent publishers have joined forces with a Hackney bookshop for a charity event in aid of helping the homeless.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libro.fm Brings Digital Audio to Indies

Amazon’s Audible subsidiary has dominated the downloadable audiobook market for more than a decade, but a Seattle-based rival is starting to challenge that dominance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rise in union activity is clashing with digital publishing’s business struggles

Union inroads into media have many observers predicting a better long-term future for beleaguered newsroom employees. The post Rise in union activity is clashing with digital publishing’s business struggles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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