Quality control

Pentagram partner Angus Hyland, whose publishing clients include Laurence King and Penguin Press, tells Danny Arter about the benefits of making the case for design, and how publishing can be like open-heart surgery.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As publishers lose control, are newspaper websites a dead parrot?

Adblocking and the power of platforms such as Facebook threaten to block the pipes that lead to readersA truth is dawning on media owners (or in many cases it has dawned, but they don’t like to talk about it). Publishing is over. Obviously this isn’t true in its purest sense; publishing is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The wild bunch: Kate Mosse on why we love out-of-control women

From The Girl on the Train to Gone Girl, badass women rule in today’s blockbusters. Author Kate Mosse picks her favourite justified sinnersThis year has been, in fiction at least, the year of the wild woman. Novels driven by vengeful, unreliable female narrators and psychopathically flawed... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SaltWay Proves There’s Still Room for Quality

UK distributor SaltWay specializes in illustrated books from around the world, and presented some beautiful editions at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year. The post SaltWay Proves There’s Still Room for Quality appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nourry: publishers need to put controls on pricing

Google is "even more aggressive" than Amazon when it comes to control over the pricing of content, the chief of Hachette Livre, Arnaud Nourry, has warned. The chairman and c.e.o of the world’s second largest trade publisher said the search engine company was more dangerous than fellow... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Unveils Project to Load Mobile Web Pages Faster (And Let Publishers Keep Control of Ads)

Google on Wednesday introduced a publishing platform designed to make news articles on smartphones load faster, which will compete with similar services from Facebook and Apple.Google's new project, called the "Accelerated Mobile Pages Project," is aimed at loading mobile web pages instantly... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Axel Springer Eyes Controlling Stake in Business Insider

German publisher Axel Springer (SPRGn.DE) may want to increase its current 7 percent stake in U.S. news website Business Insider, German Manager Magazin reported on Thursday.   Citing unnamed financial sources, the magazine said the publisher of ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Permission based publishing lets users keep control of content

Once content has been published online it's almost impossible to retain control and know who sees it or where it's distributed. A new solution from StoryCloud seeks to offer online content publishers control over how their material is consumed. Called Share By it provides user-controlled file... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2015-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Losing Control of the Vehicle

Last month, Wired published an article with a headline that sounds like absurdist science fiction: “Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It.” Two security specialists had figured out how to hack into a Jeep Cherokee’s onboard computers. As an experiment, writer Andy Greenberg... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2015-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Facebook video controls let you be sexist, ageist or secretive

Videos on Facebook are big business. As well as drugged up post-dentist footage, there is also huge advertising potential. Now Facebook has announced a new set of options for video publishers -- including the ability to limit who is able to see videos based on their age and gender. A social... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2015-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook wants more 'high quality' videos it can slap ads on

Now that Facebook has video ads, how is it going to make sure you hang around to watch more of them? According to a report on The Information, the social network is in talks with publishers like Vice, The Onion and Vox Media to make short-term videos... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle app update adds X-ray, push notifications, better audiobook controls

The Kindle’s X-Ray feature is an excellent differentiator from other eReader apps. It’s like a specialized Wikipedia for each Kindle book, curating details about characters, locations, history, and many other facets of both fiction and non-fiction texts. The X-Ray feature is finally available in... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Content Discovery: Quality Vs. Quantity

As time spent gains ground on page views as the universal metric for engagement, publishers are trying to figure out the best ways to keep readers on their sites. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2014-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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I B Tauris takes direct control of US operations

I B Tauris will take over direct control of all aspects of the sales, distribution, marketing and publishing of its books in North America. From 1st February 2015, all marketing and publicity campaigns for North America will be handled directly from the company’s headquarters in London. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Facebook Could End Up Controlling Everything You Watch and Read Online

Given that links appear to be more clickable when shared on Facebook, online publishers have scrambled to become savvy gamers of Facebook’s News Feed, seeking to divine the secret rules that push some stories higher than others. But all this genuflection at the altar of Facebook’s algorithms may... Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2014-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cosmopolitan Assumes Editorial and Business Control of Seventeen

On Sept. 29, Hearst Magazines president David Carey announced the creation of a new "Millennial Group" to better showcase the editorial and marketing common denominators between Seventeen and Cosmopolitan among women and girls born after 1980. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2014-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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9 Lessons Publishers Should Take from Google's Leaked "Search Quality Rating Guidelines"

By D. Eadward Tree Google, the epitome of the internet ventures that have so disrupted the magazine industry, turns out to have a crush on traditional publishers, a recently leaked report reveals. But... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2014-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conde Nast Puts Epicurious.com Under Bon Appetit Control

Conde Nast is beginning to sell the audiences of BonAppetit.com and Epicurious.com together, the company said Monday afternoon, in a bid to better attract advertisers that want bigger audiences than the sites provide on their own.Bon Appetit VP-Publisher Pamela Drucker Mann will oversee both... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google News Gives Publishers More Control Over How It Indexes Their Sites

While European publishers have a rather contentious relationship with Google News, U.S. publishers have no such qualms and are more than happy to be indexed by the search giant’s crawlers. And starting today with the launch of the ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Publishers Can Take Back Control of Their Consumer Data

You've built and furnished a home. You regularly tweak and maintain the property so your equity grows. But when you're away, strangers gain access. They sell your appliances, plumbing fixtures and furniture and when you return, it's clear the value you've worked so hard to attain has... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook reveals news feed experiment to control emotions

Protests over secret study involving 689,000 users in which friends' postings were moved to influence moodsIt already knows whether you are single or dating, the first school you went to and whether you like or loathe Justin Bieber. But now Facebook, the world's biggest social networking site,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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