RBI Sells Reed Construction Data, RSMeans

Reed Business Information has been relatively quiet since divesting or closing big chunks of its publishing business in the aftermath of the recession, but the company made more significant M&A moves this week. RBI announced it's sold a 51 percent stake in Reed Construction Data to Warburg Pincus, a New Y Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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Zuckerberg in WSJ op-ed: Facebook doesn’t sell your data!

The Facebook CEO is trying to clear up some misperceptions about the social network’s business model as data regulation looms on the horizon. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal late Thursday to explain his company’s business model and address some... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Facebook's New Tool Lets Publishers Use Its Data to Sell Video Ads

Facebook is opening up its data for streaming video publishers to target video ads on their sites and in their apps.A&E Networks, ESPN, Hearst Television and Scripps Networks Interactive are testing an automated system that lets marketers find their intended audience using Facebook data such... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Summit Business Media Sells Off Highline Data

Summit Business Media has sold Highline Data--its insurance information services unit--to SNL Financial LC. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Ursula K Le Guin launches broadside on Amazon's 'sell it fast, sell it cheap' policy

Fantasy author accuses the online giant of using its market dominance ‘to control what we write and what we read’The grande dame of fantasy Ursula K Le Guin has weighed in forcefully to the debate about Amazon’s role in publishing. In a blogpost on the site Book View Cafe, entitled “Up the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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A Data Scientist Explains Some Approaches to “Big Data”

Context is everything when it comes to analyzing data, says Hilary Mason. Are you selling a million copies of a book, or one copy of a million books? The post A Data Scientist Explains Some Approaches to “Big Data” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In the Arab World Islam Sells in “P,” Unorthodox Sells in “E”

Literary scout Simone Garzella looks at what's selling in the the Arabic book market how the region continues to evolve amidst some troubled times. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Data Giant Acxiom Launches Data Management Platform

It's a day for launching advertiser tools: not just Tremor Video but data leviathan Acxiom, as well, is bringing a new tool to the digital marketplace, and where Tremor has extensive publisher relationships to leverage its new DSP, Acxiom has all the information anyone could ever want about more... Continue reading at AdWeek

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IDG Enterprise Marries First, Third-Party Data With Launch of Premium Data Services

IDG Enterprise looks to better serve their advertisers with the launch of its Premium Data Services, a portfolio of products that will integrate both first and third party data for ad clients looking to more deeply understand their target audiences. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Knopf's Jackson Sells Debut Novel for Rumored Seven Figures

In a deal rumored to be in the seven figure-range, Knopf editor Jenny Jackson sold her debut novel to Pam Dorman, who has an eponymous imprint at Penguin Random House. 'Pineapple Street' follows three sisters who are members of a wealthy family, and is slated to be released in early 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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John Naisbitt, futurist and best-selling author of ‘Megatrends,’ dies at 92

His forecasts of trends in business and society led to a series of best-selling books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Want a best-selling book or hit movie? You need this 1 key ingredient, says research

Blockbuster projects share one common trait. Do you dream of opening that blockbuster restaurant, writing a New York Times best-selling book, or releasing a chart-topping album? A new study out of Northwestern University suggests a pivotal ingredient.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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France’s Publishers and Reed Announce Cancellation of Livre Paris 2021

The latest in international book fairs, festivals, and trade shows, France's Salon du Livre Paris cnacels its 2021 iteration. The post France’s Publishers and Reed Announce Cancellation of Livre Paris 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Question of the Day: How did data shape content creation in a year of change?

In 2021, Digiday and Connatix teamed up to ask experts at the Digiday Publishing Summit how the past year’s unprecedented online audience surge fundamentally changed the ways publishers use data to create content. In this installment of the Question of the Day, Joetta Gobell, vice president of... Continue reading at Digiday

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‘We don’t have visibility’: Google’s ad targeting limits expose publishers with reliance on open programmatic market and first-party data weakness

Most digital publishers connect to Google’s ad tech in some way, but those reliant on open programmatic ad exchanges, and without robust first-party data solutions, could be hurt by Google's data decisions. The post ‘We don’t have visibility’: Google’s ad targeting limits expose publishers with... Continue reading at Digiday

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According to data, Black and Latinx Millennials are keeping the book industry alive.

Surprisingly, despite the heavy toll taken by the COVID-19 pandemic on brick and mortar bookstores (especially independent brick and mortar bookstores) nationwide, US book sales actually increased by 8 percent in 2020. What demographic is responsible for keeping the industry alive and thriving... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Revenue at Reed Exhibitions Sank 71% Last Year

The company behind the London Book Fair, the “retired” BookExpo, and other publishing-adjacent events saw revenue plunge by 71% in 2020 compared to 2019. Reed said that, due to the pandemic, it is managing its 2021 event schedule “flexibly.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hearst turns to first-party data to look for new brand licensing categories

Hearst Magazines said its affiliate e-commerce business is up over 150% compared to January of last year. It's applying these insights to licensing. The post Hearst turns to first-party data to look for new brand licensing categories appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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50 years later, ‘The Monster at the End of This Book’ is still selling — and inspiring authors

The children’s book has influence out of proportion with its 24 pages and its cardboard cover devoid of medallions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Bookseller’s Awkward Run-in With Lou Reed

How one bookseller found herself idiotsplaining a certain bookstore bathroom predicament to the legendary musician Lou Reed. Continue reading at Book Riot

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