Is Licensing an Opportunity for Self-publishers and Start-ups?

Today, perhaps the most ambitious and aggressive community in publishing is self-publishing. How practical is it for a self-publisher to pursue licensing deals? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Is Licensing an Opportunity for Self-publishers and Start-ups?

Today, perhaps the most ambitious and aggressive community in publishing is self-publishing. How practical is it for a self-publisher to pursue licensing deals? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Limited in their ability to monetize video on Facebook, publishers eye video-licensing opportunities

With platforms and subscription services clamoring for high-quality video content, publishers are poised to reap profits from licensing video content. The post Limited in their ability to monetize video on Facebook, publishers eye video-licensing opportunities appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight lessons for publishing start-ups

September Publishing founder Hannah MacDonald offers eight essential learnings from the company's first year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing and Technology Start-ups at BEA 2014

Two data analytics companies, Next Big Book and Qlovi, won startup prizes at BEA, but several others caught our eye and are worth watching through 2014. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, Ingram Prepare for Possible UPS Strike

Publishers are encouraging bookstores to order early and are exploring alternative delivery options should UPS workers walk out on August 1. In some cases, publishers are extending payment terms. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Where to Start with Audiobook Publishing

Audiobook publisher Sean McManus provides tips on how indie authors can benefit from the audiobook boom. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Starting Salaries at Big Publishers Grow

Over the past three years, entry-level wages at the Big Five publishers and Scholastic have risen 23%, on average, in response to calls for a living wage, union actions, and inflation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers Start to Look Past the Pandemic

Having weathered two trying years, American independent presses are finding themselves hopeful about 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, Agencies Start Receiving Subpoenas as DoJ-PRH Case Ramps Up

As Penguin Random House and the Department of Justice continue to prepare for an August trial in which PRH hopes to block the government’s effort to kill its acquisition of Simon & Schuster, professionals throughout the industry are finding themselves pulled into the legal fray. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PA backs filing against Maryland law forcing publishers to license library e-books

The Publishers Association and the Federation of European Publishers have voiced their support for the Association of American Publishers’ challenge of an “unprecedented, unjustified” Maryland law which could force publishers both in the US and abroad to license e-books to the state's public... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-20 16:08:03 UTC ]
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Pacini starts social justice focused fiction publisher Disturbance Press

Society of Young Publishers member Marta Pacini has founded Disturbance Press, a new independent focused on publishing fiction with a social justice theme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-17 17:51:01 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay Starts Publishing Imprint With Grove Atlantic

Roxane Gay Books will focus on underrepresented fiction, nonfiction and memoir writers, with or without agents. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-26 09:00:15 UTC ]
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Big Trade Publishers Have a Good Start to 2021

First quarter financial reports from five major trade publishers showed the sales momentum that built up through 2020 has carried over into this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Publishing Segments Have Fast Start to 2021

A 29.2% sales increase in adult trade titles and a 11.8% gain in sales in the children’s/young adult segment led to a 10.3% increase in January industry sales over January 2020 for the 1,359 publishers who report results to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Roads to publish Hart's memoir on starting over

John Murray Press imprint Two Roads has acquired Devorgilla Days: A Memoir of Hope and Healing by Kathleen Hart, a "heart-warming and deeply moving" memoir about recovery, resilience and starting over. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 09:27:36 UTC ]
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Opportunity: India Literature and Publishing Sector Research

The British Council is seeking proposals from researchers to conduct research into India’s trade publishing and literature sectors, identifying opportunities for internationalisation and identifying challenges and issues faced by publishers and other literature organisations from working and... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-10-26 15:43:22 UTC ]
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The editor of Michelle Obama’s Becoming is starting a new publishing company.

It’s always good news when people want to invest in books, so we’re happy to hear that Molly Stern, the former SVP & Publisher of Penguin Random House’s Crown imprint, is starting a new publishing company in partnership with the independent studio SISTER. (Stern was Michelle Obama’s editor,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-22 12:01:51 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Editor Starts Her Own Publishing Firm

Molly Stern, the former publisher of Crown, is starting Zando, an independent publishing company with an unusual marketing strategy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-22 09:00:18 UTC ]
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Is the Facebook Ad Boycott an Opportunity for Publishers?

In less than one week, a campaign by a coalition of civil rights groups aimed at encouraging businesses to pause advertising on Facebook's platforms has already achieved some tangible results. Last Thursday, the digital ad agency 360i, a Dentsu Group subsidiary whose clients include Burberry,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-23 18:20:35 UTC ]
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To Change How You Publish in the Digital Age, Start with a Question

Publishers considering transforming their businesses from print first or print-centric to digital first or digital-centric should begin by asking lots of people a simple question: what would you like to be able to do that you can’t do now? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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