Publishing Gains Support At Kickstarter

Last year was a big one for publishing on Kickstarter. The Web site is the most popular crowdfunding online destination, with 1,666 projects successfully funded in the publishing category, and a total of $11,057,252 pledged. In addition, $8,482,598 was raised for comics, which are listed as a separate category. Altogether, $19.5 million was raised for publishing-related projects. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First PublisHer’s Dinner: Working to Support Women in Publishing

Working to build a global, supportive community of women in publishing, the first PublisHer's dinner brought together some 30 women making a difference in the book business. The post First PublisHer’s Dinner: Working to Support Women in Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support

Asking consumers to remember what booksellers mean to them, Spain's publishing industry associations roll out a campaign to reopen book retailers. The post Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-04 13:07:04 UTC ]
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Left-wing indie publishers have formed a coalition to support each other during the pandemic.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to highlight the massive and devastating inequality in the US, the work of socially progressive publishers is more important than ever. With the goal of supporting one another during the uncertainty of the pandemic, a group of left-wing independent... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-30 16:27:42 UTC ]
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Petition Asking Poetry Foundation for Millions Gains Support

A Change.org petition has garnered nearly 1,500 signatures asking the Poetry Foundation to dip into its deep pockets to support poets and independent publishers who are struggling economically because of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ukraine Opens New Rights Support Grants for International Publishers

Having caught its stride in 2019, Ukraine's book market now is weathering the pandemic—and opening a new translation grant for rights buyers. The post Ukraine Opens New Rights Support Grants for International Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-24 13:09:08 UTC ]
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Publishing Organizations Urge Public to Support Bookstores

In a joint statement released to mark World Book Day, leaders of three organizations serving the publishing industry issued a cry to support the country’s booksellers as they struggle to survive the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, AAR File Brief Supporting Publishers in Audible ‘Captions’ Case

The groups argue Audible should be required to "license the rights it seeks to exploit for its profit—just as others must—as required by copyright law and fundamental fairness.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers Association and Authors Guild Renew Support for CASE Act

The US Senate Committee on the Judiciary has a markup session scheduled for the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act on Thursday (July 18). The post US Publishers Association and Authors Guild Renew Support for CASE Act appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-16 02:09:29 UTC ]
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Digital Publishing: Being Transparent Will Help Newspapers Gain the Trust of Readers

It’s hard to go a month these days without seeing yet another report decrying the lack of trust readers have Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-05-21 07:00:51 UTC ]
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Publishers pledge support to The Feminist Library

Penguin Random House, Virago, 4th Estate and the team behind The Women’s Prize have all made significant book donations to The Feminist Library to celebrate Feminist Book Fortnight and the collection’s 43rd birthday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Office Support: LGBTQ Publishing 2018

Queer employee groups can enrich workplaces and publishers’ relationships with readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thanks to Downloadable Audio, Publishers See Small Revenue Gain in 2017

Revenue from the more than 1,200 publishers who report sales to the AAP increased 0.4% in 2017 over 2016, rising from $14.65 billion in 2016 to $14.70 billion last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fire and Fury: International Publishers ‘Throw Full Support Behind’ Macmillan

'A sad irony to see the so-called leader of the free world trying to limit freedom to publish.' The International Publishers Association slams the Trump cease-and-desist effort and libel law comments as 'a new and worrying development.' The post Fire and Fury: International Publishers ‘Throw... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Digiday Research: 33 percent of European publishers report layoffs to support the pivot to video

European publishers are twice as likely as U.S. publishers to have laid off staff or plan to do so to support their pivots to video. The post Digiday Research: 33 percent of European publishers report layoffs to support the pivot to video appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Publishers See Third-Quarter Gains

Aided by downloadable audio, HarperCollins, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Simon & Schuster posted higher quarterly results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Government Support Disappoints Publishers and Booksellers

Without much in the way of economic initiatives, Russia's support measures for publishers and booksellers leave most of the effort to regional governments. The post Russian Government Support Disappoints Publishers and Booksellers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kickstarter Hits $100 Million Mark for Publishing Projects

Since its launch in 2009, Kickstarter has raised over $100 million for publishing projects, $21 million of which was raised last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Free Speech Follow-Up: Publishing Associations Support Simon & Schuster

The Association of American Publishers, the Authors Guild, and the American Booksellers Association voice their support of Simon & Schuster on Milo Yiannopoulos book The post Free Speech Follow-Up: Publishing Associations Support Simon & Schuster appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flummoxed by the 'Broken' Ad-Supported Publishing Model, Medium Slashes Staff

Medium, the online publishing company started by Twitter co-founder Ev Williams, is changing its business model and cutting a third of its staff.The company, which has raised $132 million in venture capital from investors including Greylock Partners and Andreessen Horowitz, relied on the same... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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