Is Being First Into a New International E-book Market Ever Best?

Evidence suggests that the most successful ebook retailers build on the mistakes of the predecessors and being first-to-market isn't a key to success. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mellor and Cobden join Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival has hired Rachel Mellor and Noëlle Cobden to the roles of children and schools programme manager and communities programme director, respectively. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 14:21:17 UTC ]
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Book Aid International Benefits from Blackwell’s Auction

Expanding its partnership with Book Aid International during its 140th year, the Blackwell's bookstore chain is auctioning four signed editions. The post Book Aid International Benefits from Blackwell’s Auction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-08 05:30:25 UTC ]
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Total UK publishing revenues down 2% in 2018; consumer book market stable

UK publishing industry revenues overall stood at £6.05bn in 2018, down 2% on the £6.15bn revenue of the previous year, according to the PA Publishing Yearbook 2018, just released.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 05:53:24 UTC ]
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Russian Book Market Players Explore Digital Serialization

The growing popularity of ebooks in Russia is prompting some publishers to look at online serialization as an option for distribution and sales, both as an offer to consumers and to writers of works in progress. The post Russian Book Market Players Explore Digital Serialization appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-20 05:30:42 UTC ]
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Börsenverein Report: German Book Market Seen to Stabilize and Expand in 2018

In an upbeat report, the German book market is seen as having grown last year for the first time since 2012–by 300,000 buyers–with its financial performance leveling out. The post Börsenverein Report: German Book Market Seen to Stabilize and Expand in 2018 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 03:21:53 UTC ]
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Finland in Georgia: Tbilisi International Book Fair Has a Nordic Focus Country

The 21st annual Tbilisi International Book Fair's focus country is Finland, and the International Publishers Association will help open the event on May 30. The post Finland in Georgia: Tbilisi International Book Fair Has a Nordic Focus Country appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-20 05:30:38 UTC ]
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Israel’s International Book Forum Opens With Joyce Carol Oates’ Jerusalem Prize

Speaking of the conscious effort it takes to nurture literary creative talent, Joyce Carol Oates accepts the Jerusalem Prize on the opening of the 2019 Jerusalem International Book Forum. The post Israel’s International Book Forum Opens With Joyce Carol Oates’ Jerusalem Prize appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside Open Road Integrated Media's Data Driven E-Book Marketing Success Story

Open Road has evolved into a leading marketing platform, boosting sales and discoverability for its publishing partners. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Jerusalem International Book Forum’s Evolution: ‘Focus and Format’

What was before public-facing book fair is this year inaugurating its new life as an industry-focused conference-style event with an impressive speaker line-up. The post The Jerusalem International Book Forum’s Evolution: ‘Focus and Format’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Janet Smyth leaves Edinburgh International Book Festival

Janet Smyth is stepping down from her role of children and education programme manager at the Edinburgh International Book Festival after eight years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year

Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction. The post Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Is Announced London Book Fair’s Market Focus 2020

In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus. The post Sharjah Is Announced London Book Fair’s Market Focus 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid International given £500,000 by People's Postcode Lottery

Book Aid International has been given a £500,000 donation from a grant-giving trust funded by People’s Postcode Lottery players. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Interview: Leonid Palko of the Russian Book Union on ‘Distinctive Market Trends’

Talking with the Russian Book Union's Leonid Palko, we learn that the three-point shape of the national book market appears to be shifting, and publishers are looking to adapt. The post Interview: Leonid Palko of the Russian Book Union on ‘Distinctive Market Trends’ appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books International acquires Marston and Orca

US-based Books International has acquired UK distributors Marston and its subsidiary Orca Book Services.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angelina Jolie and Amnesty International collaborate on children's book

Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie and Amnesty International have announced at Bologna Children’s Book Fair that they will collaborate on a children’s book, with themes based around the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leaver and Smith’s Welbeck Acquires Carlton; Books International Acquires Marston

In two moves announced within days of each other, new consolidation can be seen in both nonfiction and in distribution and manufacturing services in publishing. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Leaver: ‘An Excellent Springboard’ ormer Quarto CEO Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt’s Juergen Boos on the International Book Industry: ‘It’s Always Changing’

Ask Boos what he and his fellow book fair directors have in common, and he'll tell you it's what they don't have in common that counts. The post Frankfurt’s Juergen Boos on the International Book Industry: ‘It’s Always Changing’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North Canterbury author up for best International business book award

A book written by a North Canterbury author is up for a special international business book award in London next week.  Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: The Man Booker International Prize Longlist

From nine languages on three continents, the Man Booker International Prize will again split the winners' award between author and translator. The post At London Book Fair: The Man Booker International Prize Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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