In Brussels: A Focus on Francophone Independent Publishers

Asserting that the work of francophone markets' small- and mid-sized publishers is a kind of activism, organizers of the 'Talented Indies' program in Brussels hold their third round of programming. The post In Brussels: A Focus on Francophone Independent Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn

A report from Axel Springer shows churn prevention is a higher priority this year while satisfaction with platform support has declined. The post ‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to Publish in London

In a never-before staged seminar event, London Book Fair this year presented a mini-conference on the freedom to publish with the International Publishers Association and featuring the widow of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan. The post Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association

The IPBA has released a 9-point outline for hybrid publishers with author-subsidized business models to operate reputably and maintain quality standards. The post Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are small independent publishers doing the work for big publishers?

While the giant firms sink huge sums into fleeting fads, the commitment and passion of the smaller imprints leave a larger impression in the long termIndependent publishers pick the books they loved and wished they published in 2015Here’s an observation: it sometimes feels as though smaller... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Can Independent Publishers Rescue in South Korean Publishing?

Independent publishing and bookstores that offering indie press books are lone bright spots in an otherwise depressed South Korean publishing landscape. The post Can Independent Publishers Rescue in South Korean Publishing? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital focus for Libraries Week as Bobby Seagull publishes manifesto

Libraries Week kicks off today with a focus on what the nation’s libraries are doing with digital technology. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-06 18:00:32 UTC ]
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Joanne Harris speaks out against publishing's focus on debuts

Joanne Harris has spoken out against an “absurd” focus on debuts in the publishing world.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 16:30:46 UTC ]
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Catholic Publishers Focus on Moving Forward

As the clergy sex abuse scandal continues to rock the Catholic Church, denominational publishers are putting a tighter focus on mission-driven titles while also delving into mainstream trends, politics, and books aimed at younger readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets

Unlike the crop of publishers that rode social distribution to easy scale several years ago, search-focused publishers rely on a much more stable and sustainable source of traffic. The post The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPG Independent Publishers Awards shortlists see 10 new names for 2019

The Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) has announced the 12 shortlists for its annual awards, with five small presses up for at least two prizes and 10 featuring for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Publishers Launch Indie Playlist Program

A consortium of independent publishers led by Seven Stories Press has launched Indie Playlist, a program that provides discounts and cash rewards for independent booksellers who order from a rotating list of titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, you're focusing on the wrong metric for push notifications

With push notifications, there's never been a more direct way for publishers to build brand evangelism and reach their audience. But if the digital publishing community focuses on incomplete metrics, then there's a real risk of breaking the whole system, echoing recent statements from the IAB... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Melbourne University Publishing CEO quits over 'narrow' new focus

Louise Adler and four board members resign as university decides to change directionMelbourne University Publishing’s CEO and members of its board of directors have resigned in protest against the university’s proposed new strategy for the publishing house that, according to one former board... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘WomenList’ from Paris-Based International Alliance of Independent Publishers

As politics and publishing collide this year, the International Alliance of Independent Publishers' is organizing a WomenList exhibition of 30 titles on feminism and women. The post ‘WomenList’ from Paris-Based International Alliance of Independent Publishers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The ‘New’ Association of American Publishers to Focus on Advocacy, Copyright

Taking direction from its board members, the AAP has reset its focus on copyright and advocacy for the value of book publishing in modern society. The post The ‘New’ Association of American Publishers to Focus on Advocacy, Copyright appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Trends, a rare profitable and growing independent publisher, looks to expand

The independent tech review site has made big hires from Facebook and Wirecutter to grow its presence in live video, commerce and events. The post Digital Trends, a rare profitable and growing independent publisher, looks to expand appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Independent Booksellers and Publishers Say Big Players’ Partnerships Hurt Business

Small publishers in Russia see a book market unfairly dominated by large publishing groups and their control over the country's major bookselling chains. The post Russian Independent Booksellers and Publishers Say Big Players’ Partnerships Hurt Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Mentorship Program Focuses on Representation

The book business is notoriously difficult to break into without the right connections. It is also notoriously white. And the Representation Matters Mentorship Program is ready to change all that. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liebeskind and Verlag Antje Kunstmann: Independent Publishers in a Shifting German Marketplace

Two independent publishers in Germany talk about how they are preserving their literary lists as the market shifts toward commercial titles and other forms of entertainment. The post Liebeskind and Verlag Antje Kunstmann: Independent Publishers in a Shifting German Marketplace appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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