Pros and Cons of Virtual Events Weighed by Publishers, Booksellers

Three representatives from major publishing companies discussed the logistics of sponsoring virtual author events and best practices with Midwest booksellers on a September 8 panel that is part of the Heartland Fall Forum program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Springboard: trade bodies, agencies and publishers line up virtual events to plug book fair gap

With the London and Bologna book fairs rescheduled in an attempt to host a physical event, a number of companies have sought to create their own virtual ‘fairs’ to enable rights-trading and connect authors and readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-06 02:57:17 UTC ]
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2021 WonderCon, San Diego Comic-Con Stay Virtual; CCI Plans November In-Person Event

Comic-Con International announced that it will once again replace WonderCon, its annual spring convention in Anaheim, and the San Diego Comic-Con in the summer, with free virtual events in 2021. In addition, CCI plans to launch a new and as yet unnamed in-person pop culture event in November 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Comic Con 2020 Canceled, Switches to Virtual Event

ReedPop, organizer of New York Comic Con, scheduled to be held October 8-11 at the Javits Convention Center, has canceled the annual in-person 2020 event and plans to partner with YouTube to produce an all-digital version of the giant pop culture convention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Pros and Cons of Bookseller Crowdsourcing

What was once an unusual and innovative approach to raising capital has become a mainstream method for financing creative projects—but it has its upsides and downsides. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digiday Publishing Summit Event Briefing: Why publishers need to think like gyms to retain subscribers

At this week's Digiday Publishing Summit Europe in Budapest, Hungary, executives discussed how they are looking to diversify their sources of income and the inevitable pain points that come with that exercise. The post Digiday Publishing Summit Event Briefing: Why publishers need to think like... Continue reading at Digiday

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On the Pros and Cons of Comic Cons

Get some insights on comic book conventions, including pros, cons, tips, and even further reading, with this helpful guide to comic-cons. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Giants of Lithuanian Publishing Weigh In

Two of Lithuania's most prominent publishing figures are optimistic about the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Is Comic-Con Too Big for Small Publishers?

With Comic-Con International: San Diego (informally known as SDCC) a week away, its staff and comics publishers are grappling with critical questions about the value and location of the country’s largest comics and pop culture convention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK Publishing Pros Ask: “Is Publishing Cool Any More?”

Will the bright, imaginative, tech savvy, book reading (or content devouring) twentysomething choose Gollancz or Google, Faber or Facebook, Orion or O2? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New Report Finds NYC Publishing, Bookselling Jobs Fell Between 2010 and 2020

In a report designed to measure the economic impact of NYC's various publishing segments, the first-of-its-kind study found that the number of book publishing jobs dipped 1.7% between 2010 and 2020, while bookselling jobs tumbled 37.1%. The average book publishing salary was $119,000, compared... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Your guide to free virtual literary events this November.

We love to be active and engaged members of the literary community. We also love to not leave our bed. Now you can do both! * 2022 Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize Celebration November 2 @ 7pm EST Hosted by Isaac Fitzgerald, this event will celebrate the winners of this year’s BPL Book Prize... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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At CALIBA, Booksellers and Publishers Discuss Reps, Distribution, and Co-op

Along with author presentations and networking opportunities. the recently concluded CALIBA offered lots of practical advice for booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookselling, Publishing Unions Make Progress

The employees at Greenlight Bookstores and Yours Truly stationery stores in Brooklyn unanimously ratified their first union contract after joining the RWDSU. Earlier this month, the NLRB rejected Duke University's challenge to the union formed by members of Duke University Press last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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WNDB Launches Virtual Community for Mid-Level Diverse Publishing Professionals

The We Need Diverse Books nonprofit organization advocating for more inclusion in the industry is launching a virtual community platform for mid-level diverse publishing professionals in an effort to improve retention rates. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair’s Andy Ventris: Publishing Pros’ ‘Passion and Commitment’

London Book Fair director Andy Ventris says, he's learned the personal investment so many publishing professionals bring to their work. The post London Book Fair’s Andy Ventris: Publishing Pros’ ‘Passion and Commitment’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘The Paris Bookseller’ honors the American woman who published ‘Ulysses’

Kerri Maher’s novel “The Paris Bookseller” celebrates the life of American Sylvia Beach, a bookstore owner who saw promise in James Joyce’s “Ulysses.” Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Frankfurt Week Planning: International Publishers Association Events

The International Publishers Association's series of Frankfurt Week events includes programs open to the public, many both live and digital. The post Frankfurt Week Planning: International Publishers Association Events appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Return of Live PNBA Delights Pacific Booksellers, Publishers

The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association convened the first in-person fall regional conference to take place since the start of the pandemic in Portland, Ore., this week, attracting 180 booksellers, 150 publishers and 50 authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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