The Big 5 Publishers Sat Out Deal-Making in 2015

The biggest deals in the publishing industry happened in the professional and education markets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google and Facebook make up less than 5 percent of publishers’ digital revenue

Revenue from third-party platforms represented 16 percent of publishers' total digital revenue in the first half of 2017 -- nearly unchanged from a year earlier. The post Google and Facebook make up less than 5 percent of publishers’ digital revenue appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Things We Learned in 2015 From the Year in Media Deals

The desire to scale up and reach millennial readers drove many high-profile publishing deals in 2015. Here are five takeaways from all the activity. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Playboy Will Make Its NewFronts Debut in May Along With 5 Other Publishers

A 60-year-old publication will be one of the new kids on the NewFronts block in 2016. Playboy will be among the 37 presenters during the fifth Digital Content NewFronts, where publishers make their case for a slice of the $3 billion digital-video advertising pie. Joining Playboy as first-time... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Another Round of Big Deals

With the Frankfurt Book Fair now well underway, and still no big book in sight, there was another dizzying round of deal-making that has left fair-goers tracking an ever-growing list of books gaining buzz. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Hachette's Nourry on Publishing's Big Questions

Arnaud Nourry, chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre, answered questions on hot-button topics like self-publishing, agency pricing, and threats to copyright. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 5, 2015

Jennifer Wiener goes kid friendly, taking a middle-grade trilogy to Aladdin; Viking nabs the new novel by Ruth Ozeki; Wattpad bestseller Kirsty Moseley lands at Forever; and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: PRH Canada’s Physical Consolidation Makes The Merger Complete

This summer, two years after the merger of Penguin Canada and Random House of Canada was finalized in July 2013, more than 200 employees left the publishers’ longtime separate headquarters and moved into a new Front Street office in downtown Toronto. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Is Comic-Con Too Big for Small Publishers?

With Comic-Con International: San Diego (informally known as SDCC) a week away, its staff and comics publishers are grappling with critical questions about the value and location of the country’s largest comics and pop culture convention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Hoopla Signs More ‘Big Five’ Deals

Hachette Book Group and Simon & Schuster this week became the latest Big Five publishers to offer audiobook titles to libraries via Midwest Tape’s nascent Hoopla digital platform. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Let’s Make a Deal

This A–Z listing includes specials available to retailers who place orders at BEA. Many exhibitors are offering free freight and/or extra discount points. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How HarperCollins's Chief Digital Officer Uses Big Data To Make Publishing More Profitable

As more readers favor Kindles and iPads over pulp-based books, Chantal Restivo-Alessi of HarperCollins is mining digital data to determine how publishers can maximize profits.Having worked at EMI records for over a decade, Chantal Restivo-Alessi knows what it's like to have the digitization of... Continue reading at Fast Company

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5 Tips for Self-published Authors to Maximize Rights and Licensing Deals

Hannah Sheppard, creative director at IPR License, reminds self-publishers that getting the basics right are key when pursuing international rights deals. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon Cuts Publishers Out of the Mix, Makes Deals With Writers

Releasing a book on one of the world’s largest publishing marketplaces could help your company. Here's a quick guide to the basics of self-publishing. Continue reading at PC World

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Global Publishing Leaders 2015: RELX GroupGlobal Publishing Leaders 2015: RELX Group

Relx Group is a provider of information solutions for professionals in many industries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP becomes latest publisher to announce US Read and Publish deal

Oxford University Press has announced its first Read and Publish deal with a US institution, with Iowa State University Library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canadian Publishing 2016: Big Books for a Big Country

Canadian publishing is dominated by some familiar names: Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are small independent publishers doing the work for big publishers?

While the giant firms sink huge sums into fleeting fads, the commitment and passion of the smaller imprints leave a larger impression in the long termIndependent publishers pick the books they loved and wished they published in 2015Here’s an observation: it sometimes feels as though smaller... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: Book Marketing in 2015

With competition for bookstore shelf space as fierce as ever and the Inspire Book Fair gone for good, publishers are looking for new ways to reach potential readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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