London Digital 2017: Publishing’s Startup Culture

Consultant and blogger Thad McIlroy talks to PW about his recently released report on startups in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: New Tools, Enduring Values Will Drive Publishing’s Future

At the 2019 London Book Fair's Quantum Conference, Faber & Faber CEO Stephen Page rallied publishers to focus not just on their own bottom lines, but on the unique, and vital role publishers play in our cultural ecosystem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Why the Double-Digit Growth in Audiobooks Is Likely to Continue

For a second year in a row, the rapid growth of digital audio will be a hot topic at the London Book Fair, and that growth shows no signs of slowing down in 2019. PW recently caught up with Amanda D’Acierno, President & Publisher, Penguin Random House Audio Group to talk about audio’s rise,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: London’s Exact Editions Digitizes ‘The Tablet’; Singapore’s MXRi Signs With OUP

The 180-year-old weekly 'The Tablet' now has its archive online. And Gerald Cai of MXRi and SnapLearn has a development project with Oxford University Press. The post Industry Notes: London’s Exact Editions Digitizes ‘The Tablet’; Singapore’s MXRi Signs With OUP appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New Leadership on the State of a World Publishing Industry

This year's London Book Fair coincides with the arrival of the International Publishers Association's new president and vice-president, leading 'a conversation of public debate' about publishers' role amid 'sensitive socio-cultural issues.' The post Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber’s Stephen Page Opens London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference: ‘Cultural Responsibility’

The chief of the UK's 90-year-0ld Faber & Faber will tell the Quantum audience at the London Book Fair that however troubling Brexit's confusions may be, publishing holds the world's 'editorial centrality' in its hands: and that means it has a job to do. The post Faber’s Stephen Page Opens... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why this digital publisher refuses to blame Facebook for media's woes

Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on Stitcher, Google Play and iHeartRadio too. This is our RSS feed. Tell a friend!Ben Lerer has a message for digital publishers: Stop blaming the big, bad duopoly for eating your homework. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why video is still the best investment for digital publishers

Today, video is recognized as the most important medium for viewer engagement. Despite a competitive environment publishers still are aware of the importance of engaging audiences via video. From building trust in the content to gaining internal confidence in a video strategy, here are a few... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Charles Clark Lecture; IPA Prix Voltaire and the Freedom To Publish

The International Publishers Association and London Book Fair hold a second Freedom To Publish seminar on March 12, with Vanderbilt's Daniel Gervais speaking that afternoon on copyright in the Charles Clark Memorial Lecture. The post London Book Fair: Charles Clark Lecture; IPA Prix Voltaire and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WarnerMedia shuts investment arm that backed Mic, Mashable and other digital media startups

Time Warner Investments was one of the most prominent backers of publishing, video and advertising technology companies. The post WarnerMedia shuts investment arm that backed Mic, Mashable and other digital media startups appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rise in union activity is clashing with digital publishing’s business struggles

Union inroads into media have many observers predicting a better long-term future for beleaguered newsroom employees. The post Rise in union activity is clashing with digital publishing’s business struggles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Slate's editorial staff goes on strike as tensions at digital publisher escalate

Writers and editors at Slate have voted nearly unanimously to green-light a strike, escalating tensions between the digital publication and its newly unionized employees.Slate's editorial employees authorized the potential strike by a vote of 52 to 1, according to a spokesman for the Writers... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair and the Publishers Association Plan a Third Inclusivity Conference

Remaining 'committed to keeping this important topic on the publishing agenda,' the trade show and publishers' organization will stage a third inclusivity conference on November 27. The post London Book Fair and the Publishers Association Plan a Third Inclusivity Conference appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘There’s nothing easy about social’: Weed publishers try to work around digital hurdles

Facebook lifted a ban on cannabis companies surfacing in search results, but weed publishers still struggle to gain awareness on the network. The post ‘There’s nothing easy about social’: Weed publishers try to work around digital hurdles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These Print And Digital Publishers Are Redefining What It Means to Be a Media Brand in 2018

It's been a remarkable year for journalism and storytelling, as legacy media outlets continue to find their new identities in this rapidly evolving digital era. Others have had to nimbly reimagine themselves after being acquired by new owners, all while strategizing for the future with new... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Number of Self-Published Titles Cracked 1 Million in 2017

A big gain in the number of self-published print ISBNs issued in 2017 offset a drop in the number of ISBNs issued for ebooks by self-published authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This classic economic theory could save the digital publishing business

Last year, for the first time ever, more money was spent advertising online than on traditional television. So why are digital publishers still struggling? Sponsored by Rumble. The post This classic economic theory could save the digital publishing business appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-09-13 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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Trade Remained Publishing’s Brightest Spot in 2017

Trade sales have grown steadily over the last five years—even as other major segments continue to have their struggles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Publishers Build Experiential Events, Bustle Digital Group’s Newest Acquisition Will Help It Compete

Bustle Digital Group acquired Flavorpill Media Inc. to build out the company's experiential programming, Bustle said. Additional terms of the acquisition, which is effective immediately, were not made public. Flavorpill Media Inc. is an online publisher and experiential brand that launched in... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Education Publishers Push Digital Content as the New School Year Begins

A study commissioned by Ingram finds that students delay or avoid purchasing expensive textbooks. Education publishers respond with digital textbooks. The post Education Publishers Push Digital Content as the New School Year Begins appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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