Levelling the playing field

Publishers are changing the entry-level criteria for prospective candidates simply to secure the best talent, argues Neil Morrison. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Level the Playing Field: 5 Questions to Ask Your Video Strategist

Every digital publisher worth their salt has some form of video on their websites. They may be using existing content, or they could be leaning into user generated content, but the transition from text to video that began a decade back has had a major effect on the entire publisher workforce,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-07-07 02:05:37 UTC ]
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Level the Playing Field for Books In Translation

A Slovenian editor says withholding a manuscript for translation is bad business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Level the playing field': BA urges Treasury Select Committee to reform business rates

Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls has urged the Treasury Select Committee to "level the playing field" and reform business rates.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 22:14:38 UTC ]
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A thriving industry needs a level playing field to survive

Jemma McDonagh gives an agent's perspective following the results of our class survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC white paper aims to level digital playing field

The European Commission has a grand plan to create a single market for digital content across all the member states of the EU, so it can be bought and sold without barriers such as the administrative burden of different VAT rates.  The creation of that market will help entrepreneurial start-up... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leveling the Playing Field

Big publishers have a natural advantage over smaller competition. Increased purchasing power, data collection and cross-marketing opportunities are a few of the perks of having multiple magazines in different markets. The ability to experiment and make mistakes is a less tangible, but equally... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony's four pillar approach to game publishing on PlayStation 4 aims to level the playing field

Sony's already said that it's making game publishing on PlayStation 4 even easier than it is on the PlayStation 3, but Senior Account Manager of Development at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Agostino Simonetta today explained exactly what that means. Sony's apparently applying a "four... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Levelling the field for books

Philip Jones considers the impact that EU finance ministers' decision to reduce VAT rates on digital books will have on publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Levelling the field

New Writing North’s chief executive addresses the challenges facing under-represented writers and outlines how the group hopes to rewrite that story.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forget Playing With Toys: Kids Can Play With The Catalog

Get out your crayons and mobile phones. The Toys 'R Us holiday catalog drops this week. At 96 pages, "The Great Big Toys 'R Us Book of Awesome" is its biggest issue ever and includes interactive elements for the first time."The Big Book, as we call it internally, is done every year, but this is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Miles to play Cromwell in Mantel plays

Actor Ben Miles has been cast as Thomas Cromwell in the Royal Shakespeare Company's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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True Born Englishman: did the BBC ban this Buckingham Palace play?

Peter Barnes’ monologue about a royal footman was commissioned for radio but never broadcast until now. Director Philip Franks and others unravel its mysteryThe most celebrated set of dramatic monologues for broadcasting and theatre are Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads, first performed in the 1980s.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-12 13:00:44 UTC ]
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From an Artist’s Life in Brooklyn to North Dakota’s Oil Fields

Michael Patrick F. Smith’s “The Good Hand” is a memoir about grinding work in the last days of the Bakken oil boom. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-12 10:00:02 UTC ]
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IPG Launches In-House Field Sales Team

Beginning May 1, Independent Publishers Group will bring field sales in-house and discontinue using commission sales reps, as it has in the past. The new team will cover the East and West Coasts, as well as the Midwest. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Child's Play picks up two more from Romani author Richard O’Neill

Independent publisher Child's Play will publish two more picture books by Romani author Richard O’Neill, as part of his Romani Tales series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 20:26:51 UTC ]
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Indies report slowing sales as nervous shoppers play safe

Indie bookshops in Tiers 2 and 3—which, unlike Tier 4 shops, can still open their doors to customers—have reported a change in customer behaviour this week, with reduced footfall since the government's warnings and further restrictions at the weekend.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-23 07:59:52 UTC ]
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Grove Atlantic Raises Entry-Level Pay, Forms Exec Committee

Grove Atlantic has created a six-person executive committee to help CEO Morgan Entrekin run the publisher and increased the entry-level salary to $40,000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Happy 10th Birthday, Google Play Books!

Reading books is for nerds, right? Well, that depends on your definition of "nerd," I suppose. While I must confess to not being a regular reader, I greatly admire those that are. Reading is surely a better way to spend time than mindlessly watching sports on TV -- something I am quite guilty of... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2020-12-09 18:41:58 UTC ]
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Jeremy O. Harris is donating a collection of plays by Black writers to libraries across the country.

On Late Night with Seth Meyers this week, Slave Play and Daddy playwright Jeremy O. Harris announced he is donating a collection of 15 plays by Black playwrights to 53 libraries and community centers across the United States—and is donating one such collection to Northwestern University in Seth... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-09 17:29:54 UTC ]
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