Tag Archives: Amazon

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/4-7/8

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 are the most common traits of Booker Prize winning novels? Can one study show how many kinds of stories…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early July 2016

PEOPLE Stephen Twillinger will join Rodale as EVP and CFO in August. He is currently CFO at Dorling Kindersley. Rhea Lyons is now Subsidiary Rights Director. She was previously Senior Literary Scout at Franklin & Siegal Associates. Sara Nelson joined HarperCollins in the new role of VP, Executive Editor and Special Advisor to the Publisher….Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 4/25-4/29

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. Trade book revenues were $7.2 billion in 2015, according to the AAP. What different issues do the US and UK…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/21-3/25

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. Which franchises sell the most copies in children’s publishing? Does Amazon’s lack of transparency affect people’s perception of the company? How exactly…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 2/15-2/19

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 kinds of incentives would people need to upgrade their ereader? How can publishing houses and librarians work together to…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-February 2016

PEOPLE Lisa Lucas will become the Executive Director of the National Book Foundation in Mid-March, taking over for Harold Augenbraum. She is the Publisher of Guernica magazine and a nonfiction co-chair for the Brooklyn Book Festival. Mary Ann Naples will become VP, Publisher at Disney Book Group in Mid-March. She was previously SVP, Publisher at…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 2/8-2/12

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. AuthorEarnings.com released its February 2016 report, which says that indie publishing sales are on the rise while the Big 5’s…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/25-1/29

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. Lee and Low released its Diversity Baseline Survey for 2015, which shows that publishing is mostly straight, non-disabled white women. Why…Continue Reading

Amazon and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year Abroad

A recent article in The Telegraph calls 2015 “the year Amazon delivered on its founder’s vision.” The reporter James Titcomb explains that in 2015 Amazon grew to double its share price, finally became profitable, and is now “almost untouchable as an online retailer” due to its streamlined delivery  service. While it’s been a good year…Continue Reading