Author Archives: PT Editors

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/20-1/24

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  What would a truly worthy rival of Amazon look like, and where would it come from? The Oxford English…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/13-1/17

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  A recent study from the Pew Research Center reveals that despite the growth of ereaders, print books remain present…Continue Reading

The Subscription Prescription?: Subscription Services at DBW 2014

The word on everyone’s lips during the 2014 Digital Book World conference seemed to be “subscription,” whether it was in the context of the inevitability of Amazon launching their own book service or Michael Cader’s comment at the CEO Roundtable that there are lots of opportunities for subscription models at the niche level. DBW hosted…Continue Reading

People Roundup, January 2014

PEOPLE Barnes and Noble has moved Michael Huseby, former CEO of the Nook division, into the top CEO spot left by William Lynch, who vacated in July. Craig Bauer, SVP Publishing Operations and Strategic Planning at Hachette, will be leaving HBG to become SVP of Global Publishing Operations at Macmillan Science and Education. His last day at HBG will be Friday, January 17. As part of Macmillan’s acquisition…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/6-1/10

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  Could selling self-published books in physical bookstores boost profits? An author survey reveals indie authors prefer the path of traditional…Continue Reading

Who’s Scouting Whom: Literary Scouts Contact Sheet 2014

The companies on our latest annual Who’s Scouting Whom Literary Scout Contact Sheet remain largely the same as previous years’. The most notable change among the agencies is the retirement of Jutta Klein at the end of 2013 and the addition of Kelly Farber. Each scout’s clients are separated by country or region, and representation for children’s…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 12/26-1/3

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  Goodreads saw impressive growth in 2013, doubling their users for the second time in two years. Pitchfork, the Los Angeles…Continue Reading

International Bestseller Lists, December 2013

Every month, Publishing Trends runs fiction international bestseller lists from four territories–France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. This month, our four regular territories are joined by two more: Mexico and Holland.  Those books that have been published in English are listed with their official English-language title. All others are translated as literally as possible from the…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Predictions Posts for 2014

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. As we near the end of the year, we thought we would change things up and instead post 5 links to articles with predictions for the publishing industry in 2014. DBW’s list of Ten Bold Predictions says Barnes & Noble…Continue Reading

Partners’ Corner December 2013

Partners’ Corner is a place where the principals of Market Partners International can share their observations of the publishing industry for the month. For the past few months, we’ve been planning  for DBW’s  Launch Kids conference (presented by Publishers Launch on January 13, 2014 at The Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers), which we’ve helped…Continue Reading