Category Archives: Partners’ Corner

Partners’ Corner: BEA 2015 Edition

One of my key takeaways from conversations and panels at BEA is the necessary degree of paranoia that publishers feel as they face new selling models in a digital world. The bottom line at the panel on subscription offers is that publishers and authors make the same amount if their book is read as part…Continue Reading

Partners’ Corner: BEA 2014 Edition

Reporting by Lorraine Shanley, Amy Rhodes, and Constance Sayre. While BookCon brought teens out to the Javits Center in droves on Saturday, there’s general agreement that overall Book Expo America seemed to have a little more pizzazz this year. The convention, which ran May 28-31, featured a lot of stars, from Thursday’s Author Breakfast (where Neil Patrick…Continue Reading

Partners’ Corner February 2014

Partners’ Corner is a place where the principals of Market Partners International can share their observations of the publishing industry for the month. Publishing Trends attended the Publishers Weekly panel discussion entitled “Are Publishing Seasons Relevant?” (see PT’s PW Panel: Are Publishing Seasons Relevant? for details) and came away with some unanswered (and unanswerable?) questions…Continue Reading

Partners’ Corner January 2014

Partners’ Corner is a place where the principals of Market Partners International can share their observations of the publishing industry for the month. Recently we have been speaking to people outside publishing who might be candidates for a position we are recruiting.  They express concern about moving from whatever medium they are currently in –…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

Introducing Partners’ Corner

As a new monthly feature, we will be posting “Partners’ Corner,” a place where the principals of Market Partners International can share their observations of the publishing industry for the month. **** We’ve been doing a lot of searches at MPI this year, and having read more resumes and met more publishing people than most…Continue Reading