Killing the “Pay First, Read Later” E-bookselling Model

The download first, pay-as-you-read ebook sales model from Total Boox in Israel promises a superior consumer experience by minimizing the uncertainty of book buying. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, help us make this a 'reading Christmas', say booksellers

Booksellers are relying on support and innovation from publishers to help drive sales this year, as the industry's retailers urge the public to shop locally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 07:03:01 UTC ]
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If You Want Dark Stories, Read These Manhwa And Manga Like KILLING STALKING

These manga like KILLING STALKING have heavy themes but if you are looking for something similar, they are what you need! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-07 10:38:00 UTC ]
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New England Booksellers Announce Major Diversity Reading Initiative

Word of the new NEIBA Reading Challenge, aimed at radically reshaping the reading habits of booksellers in the region, came just hours before the announcement that only one charge would be brought against a police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor—news that reverberated during the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Bookselling in The City That Reads

Baltimore has long since replaced its nickname from the 1980s, the City That Reads, but it still rings true for today’s independent booksellers in the city. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Bookseller Reading Challenge for 2020 (shelftalker)

Some suggestions of what booksellers should read this year, and what they might avoid. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-01 13:00:01 UTC ]
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Pearson pays tribute to employee killed in Sri Lanka bombings

Pearson c.e.o. John Fallon has paid tribute to employee Dieter Kowalski, who was killed in the Sri Lanka bombings on Easter Sunday.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With the right funding model, journalism can pay its way | Roy Greenslade

As print titles continue to close, two startups may offer an answer to the news industry’s woeThe question most asked by journalists just now, aside from the routine one about Brexit, is how their trade will be funded in future. Indeed, at local level, there is increasing concern about whether... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top 10 most-read Bookseller stories of 2018

Lionel Shriver's controversial opinion piece on diversity, a publishing start-up offering aspiring writers a £24k salary and Waterstones' shock acquisition of Foyles all feature in the Top 10 most-read stories on The Bookseller website in 2018. But what's at number one? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'To Kill a Mockingbird' Is PBS's 'Great American Read'

Harper Lee's 1960 classic was voted as America's best-loved novel by PBS viewers of 'The Great American Read,' which wrapped Tuesday evening. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd’s Quest To Be “The Netflix Of Reading” Is Finally Paying Off

Taking on Amazon isn’t easy. But after a lot of experimentation, this company is finding success convincing readers to switch from buying to subscribing. Why own a few pieces of media when you can rent access to everything? That pitch defines Netflix, which evolved from an all-you-can-watch DVD... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI13: Booksellers Tackle Diversity and the Sustainability of the Indie Model

Following an eruption about the lack of diversity in bookselling at last year's Town Hall Meeting, the topic was front and center at this year's discussion. Also on attendees' minds? How to create a sustainable business model for indie bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman on indie booksellers, graphic novels, festival pay and more

As well as writing, Philip Pullman has been outspoken on a number of issues affecting fellow authors over the years. Here, we take a look at some of his best quotes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: Juvenile & Children Reading Experience Wonderland: A New Business Model

Located in Beijing’s central business district, the two-story Juvenile & Children Reading Experience Wonderland is a full-fledged subsidiary of China Children’s Press & Publication Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Post-Election Reading: Bookseller Picks

Booksellers from across the country on what they are recommending to their customers, from escapist fiction to insightful nonfiction to help understand, well, what just happened. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Tweak Business Models to Make Most of Hearty Print Sales

With the resurgence of print formats, indie booksellers are testing new business models, scouting new locations, and starting mini-chains. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From paying the bills, to £2,000 a day: making a killing from self-publishing

Her Last Tomorrow, Adam Croft’s latest DIY thriller, lifted his bedroom business into the sales stratosphere. He talks about paying off his mortgage in weeks and why he’s fine with publishers being ‘sniffy’“Could you murder your wife to save your daughter?” That’s the hook for a novel that has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book App Applies Gaming E-Commerce Model To Mobile Reading

Tapas aims to optimize reading for mobile by dividing books into three- to five-minute chunks and charging readers as they go. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poland’s OpenBooks.com Asks, Is Pay-After-You-Read Sustainable?

OpenBooks.com lets the customer download an ebook and the pay what they feel the book is worth. However, is this business model sustainable? The post Poland’s OpenBooks.com Asks, Is Pay-After-You-Read Sustainable? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon May Pay Self-Published Authors No More Than $0.006 Per Page Read

So much for writing short.Last month, Amazon took a page out of Spotify's playbook, electing to start paying its self-published authors by the page rather than per download. The new model was put into action Wednesday—and it looks like the e-commerce giant may now pay writers no more than $0.006... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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