Translations Pay Off for Amazon

Amazon Crossing, Amazon’s publishing imprint focused on literary translation, is the most prolific publisher of translated literature in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations

From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year's free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion. The post Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-17 03:09:44 UTC ]
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Amazon pays £14m corporation tax as revenue increases

Amazon's UK logistics and warehouse arm tripled its corporation tax payment to £14m for 2018, the company has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 21:29:05 UTC ]
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Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2019 World Book Day Translation Offer

In this year's promotion for World Book Day, Amazon Crossing is giving away titles from Spanish, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Swedish, Japanese, and Norwegian. The post Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2019 World Book Day Translation Offer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Amazon Crossing Kids: Translating Picture Books Into English

Translations from Portuguese, German, and Italian open the new imprint from Amazon Publishing. Releases in July, September, October. The post New Amazon Crossing Kids: Translating Picture Books Into English appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon UK reveals gender pay gap of 0.7% in women's favour

Amazon has published the gender pay gap for its UK operations, revealing a median gender pay gap of -0.7% in favour of women and a mean gender pay gap of 6.1% in favour of men. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New European digital tax to ensure Amazon pays 'fair' share

Amazon may be forced to pay a new tax proposed by the European Commission on EU operations of digital businesses. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Releases Report On Translation Pay, Work Conditions

A new report released by the Authors Guild showed that more than 65% of the literary translators responding to a survey earn less than $20,000 a year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon under fire for 'refusal' to pay Scottish real living wage

Amazon is under scrutiny for its apparent reluctance to sign up to the Scottish government’s "fair work" programme and pay employees the Scottish real living wage.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC orders Amazon to pay €250m in back taxes

Amazon must pay €250m in back taxes after the European Commission judged the company had enjoyed tax benefits in Luxembourg which were illegal under EU state aid rules. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Translators’ Survey of Contracts Cites Low Pay Levels

In its first such report in 15 years, Germany's translators' association asserts 'the weak position of literary translators in negotiations with large publishing houses.' The post German Translators’ Survey of Contracts Cites Low Pay Levels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Amazon came to dominate fiction in translation

At a time when the translation market is shrinking, the internet giant’s publishing arm, AmazonCrossing, has leapt ahead as by far the biggest publisher of English versions of international titles this year. Alison Flood inspects its basketTranslation Tuesdays: read poetry, short stories and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Promoting Translation, Amazon Moves on to Poetry

Amazon is holding a poetry contest that offers $5,000 in prize money along with a contract with Little A, Amazon Publishing’s literary imprint. The post After Promoting Translation, Amazon Moves on to Poetry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Commits $10 Million to Translations, Prompting Questions

As Amazon invests $10 million its translation project, Susan Bernofsky ask if Amazon is turning translation into a 'glorified form of self-publishing.' The post Amazon Commits $10 Million to Translations, Prompting Questions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Labour would 'aggressively' target Amazon and Google to pay fair tax

Labour’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said the party has “aggressive” plans to make corporations such as Amazon, Google Starbucks and Vodafone pay their “fair share of taxes”. In his first speech as shadow chancellor at the Labour Conference taking place in Brighton this week, McDonnell... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon set to pay self-published authors as little as $0.006 per page read

Writers of shorter works could lose out on revenue as company’s Kindle Owners Lending Library and Kindle Unlimited no longer pay per copy downloadedSelf-published authors could be paid as little as $0.006 per page read under new rules planned by Amazon.Writers who make their works available... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon May Pay Self-Published Authors No More Than $0.006 Per Page Read

So much for writing short.Last month, Amazon took a page out of Spotify's playbook, electing to start paying its self-published authors by the page rather than per download. The new model was put into action Wednesday—and it looks like the e-commerce giant may now pay writers no more than $0.006... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How will Amazon's new pay-per-page model change ebooks?

Just as Spotify has done for music, the new pay-per-page system could change the way ebooks are published and authors paid. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon will pay some authors based on how many pages you read

Authors are normally paid a consistent amount for every ebook you download, no matter how much of a page-turner it is. Amazon might just shake up that model before long, though. As of July 1st, the internet giant will pay Kindle Unlimited and Kindle... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to pay KDP authors 'per page'

Amazon is changing the way it pays self-published authors whose books are enlisted in the Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners Lending library to a pay-per-page-read model. From 1st July, it will pay Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) author royalties depending on how many pages of a book a customer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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