Self-published authors’ market share surges

As much as a quarter of fiction ebooks sold in the UK could be from self-published writers, as... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Publishers Share a Page From Their Experiential Marketing Playbooks

Home of the original Shake Shack and lined by food carts and the sprawling Eataly marketplace, it’s not difficult to find a good meal in Manhattan’s Madison Square Park. Nor is it easy to stand out. Taste of Home found a way, when, last December, it offered passersby a chance to win a dinner... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-08-13 15:42:27 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman calls for authors to get fairer share of publisher profits

His Dark Materials author condemns way book industry ‘allows corporate profits to be so high at a time when author earnings are markedly falling’Philip Pullman has called on publishers to stop damaging “the ecology of the book world” and start giving authors a fairer share of the money their... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Census: 'self-published writers to grow ebook market share'

Self-published writers and digital only publishers will continue to grow their share of the digital content market while traditional publishers over-price ebooks, according to early results of the FutureBook Census, launched ahead of this year’s FutureBook Conference, taking place on 2nd December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-publishing surging to 31% of ebook market, claims report

Hugh Howey says his study, based on calculation of Amazon sales, shows 'real progress' for authors who have chosen to go it aloneA new report claims that self-published authors have surged to 31% of ebook sales on Amazon.com, and are now earning more ebook royalties than writers published by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“Self-Published Authors = 50% of the EBook Market by 2020″

Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, has made the prediction that self-published books will account for 50% of ebook sales by 2020. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The publishing company that's only publishing female authors in 2018

One publishing company has taken up a challenge to put out only books by female authors this year. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Publishers Find Shared Purpose at W3C Publishing Summit

Publishers, librarians, and digital leaders gathered in San Francisco last week for the W3C Publishing Summit. Participants stressed the pressing need for a common digital standard and looked to the future of digital publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Keeps Firm Grip on E-book Market, Even as the Format Loses Market Share

With sales of ebooks slipping and print books enjoying a mild rebound, ebooks’ share of consumer spending on books has declined over the past two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ether for Authors: Are Publishers on a Tightrope with Author Solutions?

In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the ties many publishing companies have with Author Solutions, at Amazon debates, and at drinking on the job. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Publishers Can Learn From the Pandemic’s Engagement Surge

If there’s one thing that the pandemic has taught the publishing industry, it's that it must be prepared for anything. This was not only true in terms of how publishers were forced to manage their businesses through an unprecedented economic crisis, but also how they planned, produced and... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-24 11:00:28 UTC ]
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Lockdown learning helps education market rise as study guides’ sales surge

Though Nielsen has been unable to provide volume sales throughout the lockdown, the presence of multiple study guides in the bestseller lists points to a relative purple patch for the education sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lockdown learning helps education market rise as study guides’ sales surge

Though Nielsen has been unable to provide volume sales throughout the lockdown, the presence of multiple study guides in the bestseller lists points to a relative purple patch for the education sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers want more black authors. Why have they silenced us for so long? | Candice Carty-Williams

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Publishers Evolve Marketing to Keep Subscribers Brought in During Pandemic

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Dorothy Koomson: 'publishing is a hostile environment for Black authors'

Author Dorothy Koomson has written an open letter to the publishing industry, in which she describes it as a “hostile environment for Black authors”.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers, agents and authors continue to respond to Black Lives Matter protests

Publishers and authors have continued to share reading lists and offers of help following the Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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