The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets

Unlike the crop of publishers that rode social distribution to easy scale several years ago, search-focused publishers rely on a much more stable and sustainable source of traffic. The post The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Google reclaims title of top traffic referrer, and search-focused publishers are enjoying the moment

Publishers seized on the opportunity to talk about a growing misalignment with Facebook, which had been the top source of referral traffic for publishers since 2015. The post Google reclaims title of top traffic referrer, and search-focused publishers are enjoying the moment appeared first on... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix Makes First Acquisition With Comic-Book Publisher

Netflix announced its first-ever acquisition, snapping up a comic-book publisher and pushing a strategy that has also been popular with major Hollywood studios for years: Superheroes.Netflix agreed to buy Millarworld, the publisher behind characters and stories like "Kingsman" and "Old Man... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Facebook turns fickle, publishers focus again on search

Don’t count out the power of the “What time does the Super Bowl” and other SEO tricks just yet. Facebook may have been all the rage these past few years, but now there's a renewed focus by publishers on Google search. Facebook has turned out to be a fickle partner, and Google's own shifting... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn

A report from Axel Springer shows churn prevention is a higher priority this year while satisfaction with platform support has declined. The post ‘Retention is a key strategic element for all publishers’: European publishers focus on churn appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to Publish in London

In a never-before staged seminar event, London Book Fair this year presented a mini-conference on the freedom to publish with the International Publishers Association and featuring the widow of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan. The post Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Recycle, reuse … re-publish? How publishers make what’s old new again

Despicable or brilliant? How three publishers have grown, at least in part by repurposing or resurfacing old content. The post Recycle, reuse … re-publish? How publishers make what’s old new again appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2014-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dead Ink makes first US acquisition

Liverpool indie Dead Ink Books has made its first acquisition of a US title, Whiteout Conditions by Tariq Shah. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests

'Concerned about future solvency as a consequence of supply chain interruption,' British publishers appeal to the UK government for swift financial aid. The post UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-28 15:40:50 UTC ]
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Orion makes child's play of next acquisition for parents home-schooling

Orion has acquired the first book from Early Years specialist and playHOORAY! founder Claire Russell, to publish in e-book next week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 07:21:34 UTC ]
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Google makes it easier for studios to self-publish Stadia games

Google has launched a new program called Stadia Makers that could lead to the release of more titles for the platform, particularly ones from experienced indie developers. The tech giant has announced the project during its virtual Games Developer Su... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-03-24 12:31:00 UTC ]
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Emerald Publishing launches £20,000 fund to make coronavirus research available

Emerald Publishing has launched a £20,000 fund to cover article processing charges, supporting social scientists in making their research on health emergencies such as coronavirus rapidly available.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 15:58:43 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: International Publishers Make COVID-19 Research Content Freely Available

Research houses and scholarly publishers and associations are pooling their content for professional and public access free of charge. The post Coronavirus: International Publishers Make COVID-19 Research Content Freely Available appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-16 08:15:00 UTC ]
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Sports Publisher Minute Media Makes Half Its Revenue from Licensing Tech

Many digital publishers looking for alternative revenue streams to advertising turn to subscriptions and commerce. But Minute mMedia, home to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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First published in 1924, ‘Still She Wished for Company’ makes for a delicious, if bittersweet, Valentine’s Day treat

The novel, which enters the public domain this year, is one of the pioneering works of paranormal or “time-slip” romance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-12 19:00:00 UTC ]
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First published in 1924, ‘Still She Wished for Company’ makes for a delicious, if bittersweet, Valentine’s Day treat

The novel, which enters the public domain this year, is one of the pioneering works of paranormal or “time-slip” romance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-12 07:00:00 UTC ]
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What if the main character of your favorite classic book were black? A publisher makes it so

Penguin Random House teams with TBWA and Barnes & Noble to launch #DiversityEditions for Black History Month. During the Pequod‘s last voyage in Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick, Captain Ahab is 58 years old. Physically, he has a prosthetic leg made of whale bone, and a pale white mark or... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-02-05 09:00:42 UTC ]
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A Slow Year for Publishing Mergers and Acquisitions

B&N’s purchase by Elliott Adviors was the largest purchase in a quiet year for acquisitions in the book business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Plan S will make 2021-22 tough years for publishers, predicts Inchcoombe

The years from 2021 to 2022 will be tough for academic publishers as they struggle to adapt to the requirements of Plan S, a FutureBook panel on Open Access heard yesterday Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 00:03:26 UTC ]
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Google Vows to Keep Investing in Journalism in Search for Sustainable Publishing Models

During the Digital Media Asia 2019 conference held in Hong Kong in October, tech giant Google reiterated its support for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-11-04 18:00:50 UTC ]
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