Tag Archives: Amazon

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

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 4/21-4/25

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.  Francine Prose and Leslie Jamison discuss the implications of mining real relationships for literary material. Bookish editors predict the…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/31-4/4

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.  Does the publishing industry have what it takes to keep up with start-ups when it comes to promoting innovative business…Continue Reading