Tag Archives: Amazon

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 8/25-8/29

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. According to Publishers Weekly’s salary survey, publishing pay increased by 2.8% in 2013. How is the culture of bookselling…Continue Reading

Branding by Video

It turns out Simon & Schuster, who has been gaining press attention with the release of its “Behind the Book” video series, isn’t the only publishing company that’s been building its video cache. We’ve decided to gather a few together for viewing. Here’s a little background in case you missed it: S&S uploaded 5 videos of book…Continue Reading

Survey results: Where Do Publishing Professionals Get Their Books?

Codex’s recent reader poll shows that the Amazon-Hachette contract negotiations may be having an impact on the way the average consumer purchases books. According to Codex, 39% of their respondents are aware of the ongoing negotiations between Amazon and Hachette, and there has been a decline in consumers buying books from Amazon at a rate…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/14-7/18

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. Sales data shows that 2013 was a a year of growth for comic books and graphic novels. How did…Continue Reading

People Round-Up Mid-July 2014

PEOPLE Two months after Globe Pequot’s sale to Rowman & Littlefield, approximately 25 staff across the company were let go, including four Lyons Press editors and a few managers. In addition, Executive Director of Editorial at Lyons Press, Janice Goldklang, is leaving. She may be reached at [email protected] Julia Cheiffetz announced that she has resigned from Amazon. A former Editor at HarperCollins and Random House, Cheiffetz went to Amazon in 2011 to help launch…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/30-7/4

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.  Public libraries are their bringing book clubs to their patrons. Opportunities in the digital magazine market are on the…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/23-6/27

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.  School Library Journal addresses the issues of calling diverse books “special interest.” New data shows that the Long Tail…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/2-6/6

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.  Why aren’t publishers afraid of Wattpad? How does John Green connect with teen readers so well? Jane Friedman investigates…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/26-5/30

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.  Why is diversity still a large issue throughout the many facets of publishing? Are the steadily growing number of…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/19-5/23

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 is the greatest obstacle keeping us from being able to resell ebooks? Will YouTube stardom translate to a…Continue Reading