WI15: Bookshop Hopes to Change Bookish E-commerce

The new online bookstore intended to benefit indies is nearly ready to go, and will launch January 28. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Weldon vows to help bookshops and changes PRH volunteering policy

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon says the company is actively seeking ways of helping struggling booksellers during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 21:42:26 UTC ]
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After Facebook news-feed changes, publishers look hopefully to Pinterest

Pinterest represented nearly 8 percent of publishers’ social traffic in the second half of 2017, nearly doubling year over year, according to Shareaholic. The post After Facebook news-feed changes, publishers look hopefully to Pinterest appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite subsidies disappearing, some publishers see hope for Facebook Live post-algorithm change

A majority of top publishers continue to post live videos to Facebook each month, according to data from Socialbakers. The post Despite subsidies disappearing, some publishers see hope for Facebook Live post-algorithm change appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We’re losing hope’: Facebook tells publishers big change is coming to News Feed

Publishers that have been briefed by Facebook believe this latest move would be a dramatic step in the direction of reducing publishers’ presence in the news feed. The post ‘We’re losing hope’: Facebook tells publishers big change is coming to News Feed appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Hope Is Dangerous When It Comes to Climate Change

Lots of people worry about climate change, but as David Wallace-Wells shows in his recent New York magazine piece, the future is almost certainly worse than you imagine. Drawing on a wide range of experts, he tracks how climate change could alter every aspect of planetary existence. Ocean... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2017-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops hope super Thursday will help start a new chapter for publishing

Hardback titles by the likes of John Cleese and Jacqueline Wilson go on sale in race for Christmas bestseller listsTim Walker is expecting queues outside his familys bookshops in Oakham and Stamford on Thursday. Other booksellers up and down the country will be hoping for a similar rush of eager... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Independent bookshops in decline as buying habits change

Booksellers Association calls in celebrity support for Books Are My Bag campaign after more than 500 closures since 2005The number of independent bookshops gracing British high streets has fallen below 1,000 – a third fewer than nine years ago, amid cut-throat competition from supermarkets,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Iranian Publishers Hope for Change Under New Regime

Under the Iran's new government, the publishing industry promises to be more open and has produced its first ever Persian translation catalog. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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If you want to change Facebook, you have to change Zuckerberg

An investor asked Mark Zuckerberg if he would give up some of his power for the good of the company. She didn’t get an answer, but she asked the right question. At Facebook’s annual shareholder meeting, a shareholder stepped up to the microphone and asked Mark Zuckerberg if he’d be willing to... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-31 09:15:54 UTC ]
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'The Gulf' Is A Climate Change Novel For A Changed World

Political temperatures rise and vicious storms pound the coast in Belle Boggs' witty debut, set in Obama's America. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-04-30 22:02:59 UTC ]
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Kamal Ahmed | 'I hope you come to the end of my book and feel a sense of hope'

Born in Ealing, west London, half a century ago to an English mother and a Sudanese father, Kamal Ahmed explores what it means to be mixed-race in Britain today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘This change will take some time to figure out’: Here’s how Facebook is explaining its feed change to publishers

Brown said that because posts from friends will be weighted most heavily, people are likely to see less content from publishers, brands and celebrities. The post ‘This change will take some time to figure out’: Here’s how Facebook is explaining its feed change to publishers appeared first on... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Kindle Changed the Book Business. Can It Change Books?

A decade after the first Kindle, Amazon looks toward disrupting books themselves. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops celebrate Super Thursday and prepare for Bookshop Day

Booksellers are gearing up for a "very exciting and busy" Super Thursday today (5th October), although one has argued the multitudes of releases may mean some "great" titles get overlooked. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chorleywood Bookshop crowned Vintage Independent Bookshop of the Year 2016

Chorleywood Bookshop has been named the Vintage Independent Bookshop of the Year 2016, making it the first shop to have won the prize twice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing review – did tech change literary style?

Frank Herbert on his Boeing, Stephen King on his Wang, and Philip Roth worrying that writing would become too easy … Matthew Kirschenbaum’s account of literature in the digital ageIn a photograph taken in his high-tech home office at 29 Merrick Square, London, in 1968, thriller writer Len... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Big Green Bookshop owners to open children’s bookshop

The owners of the Big Green Bookshop are to open a second premises in Brookmans Park,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Changed Reading. Now It Could Change Writing

Throughout its 17-year history, Amazon has helped change the way that books are sold, the format in which they’re read and how they are published. Now it could change how they’re written. In addition to the Kindle Fire HD and the Kindle Paperwhite, Amazon introduced a subscription book format... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Changes Loom as Public Libraries Begin to Reopen

Observers in recent years have argued that if public libraries didn’t already exist in America, we wouldn’t be able to invent them. In the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, the question now is: Can we reinvent them? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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