Publishers increasingly turn to TikTok but cracking sales remains a mystery

Publishers are increasingly acquiring books from influencers on TikTok and using "BookTokkers" to promote new works, but while the platform is clearly booming, many are still uncertain how best to use it and cracking its algorithm to boost sales remains a mystery to even the most savvy users.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-10 11:50:25 UTC ]
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International sales 'increasingly important in 2019', predict publishers

Publishers will increasingly look to international territories for growth this year in the face of a stable but flat domestic market, according to industry leaders giving The Bookseller their predictions for what 2019 holds for the trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US trade sales increase despite a fall in publishing revenues

Publishing revenues declined 1.4% in the US in the first three quarters of the year, despite a rise in trade revenues of 4.4%, according to the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chinese publishers crack the top 10 as STM remains staunch

The changing nature of the worldwide book industry is sharply demonstrated in the upper echelons of the 2015 edition of the Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry: for the first time, publishing houses from outside Europe and North America have cracked the top 10. Both the groups—Phoenix... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B-to-B Publishers Say E-Media, Sales Expenses To Increase the Most in 2011

Spending on e-media infrastructure increased for both large and small b-to-b publishers in 2010 and will again in 2011, according to respondents to the 2011 FOLIO B-to-B CEO Survey. Larger publishers expect operating expenses to jump 6 percent in e-media, while smaller publishers expect a 5... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Publishing Sales Rose 2.6% in Q1

Sales of adult trade books fell slightly in the first quarter of 2022 from the comparable period in 2021, but children's sales increased 10.2% at publishers that report to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Publishing Sales Rose in February

Sales of children’s/YA books rose 24.2% in February over a year ago, while adult trade book sales increased 7%, according AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Shannon Bream's Bible stories are turning Fox News Books into a publishing force

The HarperCollins imprint has four straight bestsellers, thanks in large part to the cable news channel's promotional pop. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-13 15:00:58 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Exhibitor Publishing Scotland: ‘Facilitating Rights Sales’

'Channels for voices in Scottish literature,' says Alan Bett, are enhanced by Publishing Scotland's international fellowship. The post London Book Fair Exhibitor Publishing Scotland: ‘Facilitating Rights Sales’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-05 00:50:03 UTC ]
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Publishing Sales Had Small Gain in January

Led by a 44.1% increase in sales of K-12 instructional materials and double-digit gains in the children’s/young adult and religious press segments, industry sales rose 3.7% in January, according to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Melville House Publishing Turns 20

When Dennis Johnson and Valerie Merians founded Melville House 20 years ago, they had no idea their small press would eventually become one of the country’s most respected independent publishers. Yet here they are. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Association Charts a ‘Steep Rise’ in Audiobook Sales

The United Kingdom's audiobook sales show an eye-catching 71-percent jump, January to June this year over the same period in 2019. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Charts a ‘Steep Rise’ in Audiobook Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-28 17:52:33 UTC ]
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Will Publishing Sales Grow Again?

Industry sales have increased only once since 2016—but 2021 is one strange year. Anything could happen. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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It's Official: Book Publishing Sales Held at $25 Billion in 2020

The Association of American Publishers released its final report on 2020 industry sales today and the figures show another flat year, with sales down 0.2% compared to 2019, slipping to $25.71 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Sales Jump 18.1% in First Six Months of 2021

With all segments posting increases, sales rose 18.1% in the first half of 2021 over the comparable period in 2020 for publishers who report results to the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Travel publishers report sales uptick but warn it may take years to return to normal

Travel publishers have reported an uptick in sales in recent months as coronavirus restrictions have eased. However many warn it may be “years” until things return to normal, with some pivoting towards popular UK and activity-based guides.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-16 11:20:27 UTC ]
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Publishers Blast Internet Archive’s ‘Extraordinary’ Demand for Sales Data

Lawyers say the Internet Archive's sweeping demand for 10 years worth of monthly sales data is "burdensome in the extreme" and legally "irrelevant." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Internet Archive Seeking 10 Years of Publisher Sales Data for Its Fair Use Defense

In their filing August 9, IA lawyers insist the sales data is crucial to its fair use defense in a lawsuit filed last year, while the plaintiff publishers have balked at the extraordinary request. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why an acclaimed L.A. mystery writer turned to vampire bikers in the desert

How Richard Lange went from literary short stories to crime fiction and his new gothic horror tale, 'Rovers,' about a '70s vampire biker gang. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-07-26 13:00:38 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Christian Publishing Centralizes Sales, Marketing

Doug Lockhart will oversee sales and marketing at HCCP in the newly created role of senior-v-p for sales and centralized marketing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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