Every week, our sister site, Publishing Trendsetter, recommends 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. To continue that tradition here on Publishing Trends, we will be recommending 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.
Disney faces challenges in the mobile game business, trying to both increase revenue and respect their young audience.
Could the slowing in eBook sales be a blessing in disguise that indicates a stabilizing market?
Can OverDrive continue to expand and dominate public library eBooks as other segments of library lending open up?
A survey on publishing salaries shows worrying trends about starting salaries and the stability of publishing jobs.
eBooks are growing in popularity as a gift for this holiday season, leading to more sales of eReaders too.
And as a bonus: Macmillan CEO John Sargent gives a TEDxTimesSquare talk called “The Decision Point” about making decisions with little historical context, as he did with partnering with Apple to create the iBookstore.