Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women

The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests “self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.” The post Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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How Elf On The Shelf Went From Family Tradition To The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

From self-publishing and selling out of the trunk of a car to millions of dollars in sales and a blue-sky spot in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the creators of Elf on the Shelf discuss how they packaged up a new American tradition. Innovators often have those “blue sky” moments, times where... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2012-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Could Tumblr Save Web Publishing?

Last month, as storm surges from Hurricane Sandy inundated lower Manhattan, Datagram, a New York-based media ISP, watched as its basement full of severs took on over five feet of water, causing major outages for prominent online publishers like Gawker Media, BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post. ... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2012-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAM Completes Initial Certification of Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Audited Media, formerly the Audit Bureau of Circulations, has completed an initial audit of Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS), a solution that many AAM publisher members use ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Fast Company | 2012-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Competition or Cooperation? News Publishers Turn to Their Neighbors

Participants at the African Media Leaders Forum in Dakar, Senegal, today heard how twinning partnerships between African newspapers, and newspapers elsewhere, are leading the way to developing successful business strategies and strengthening financia ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Corporate Publishing, Are E-books PDF 2.0?

The PDF is firmly entrenched in corporate culture, but as digitally savvy employees push for a sensible way to consume long documents at work the ebook format will take hold. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A True Princess of the Publishing Industry

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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November Top BlueInk Reviews of Self Published Books

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Maurice Sendak: “Publishing Is Such an Outrageously Stupid Profession”

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New Women-Only Literary Prizes Created in Australia and Canada

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Engadget | 2012-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Japan, Kindle May Finally Push Publishers Into E-books

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Does the literary world need a women-only prize?

The Rosalind Prize for Fiction – named for Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' heroine – follows awards like Australia's women-only Stella Prize and the U.K.'s Orange Prize. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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