The 2019 Publishing Hot List: The Print and Digital Media Brands Paving a Way to Profitability

Media is dying? Don't tell that to the winners of this year's Publishing Hot List. Whether legacy media outlets or digital upstarts, these publishers are creating groundbreaking work, finding new revenue streams and otherwise nimbly adapting to an unstable landscape. Even as the president attacks the media on a daily basis, these outlets are working... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-21 00:00:55 UTC ]
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Faber print sales down by a third but digital growing, says c.e.o

Stephen Page has said Faber's print sales are down "about a third year on year for print", but that digital growth is on the rise during lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 22:58:09 UTC ]
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Pondr hopes to raise at least $10 million this year and has already netted at least $1 million from Cargill heirs Whitney and Betty Macmillan. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-04-30 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: In Spain, Publishers Weigh Crisis Management and Digital Capabilities

In Spain, trade book publishers have shown resistance to digitization. But education publishers have embraced digital technology in the coronavirus pandemic The post Coronavirus: In Spain, Publishers Weigh Crisis Management and Digital Capabilities appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-29 15:49:29 UTC ]
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UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-28 15:40:50 UTC ]
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BNP Media to Take Most of Its Magazines Digital-Only By August

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[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-28 15:18:48 UTC ]
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New survey: Digital publishers reveal strategies for growth

A new study of publishing executives reveals strategies and technology for maximizing growth in the digital world. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-04-24 14:35:00 UTC ]
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Quarto Posts Profit in 2019, Outlook for 2020 Uncertain

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Malcolm Turnbull book publisher has list of 'legion' recipients of unauthorised copies

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[ The Guardian | 2020-04-22 04:05:30 UTC ]
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[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-21 13:10:24 UTC ]
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[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 13:59:19 UTC ]
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[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 05:02:27 UTC ]
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Digital Edition Providers See Opportunity in Print Disruption Amid Covid-19

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[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-06 15:15:47 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-05 23:22:32 UTC ]
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[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Digiday | 2020-03-31 04:01:00 UTC ]
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[ Digiday | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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