Tag Archives: Audible

People Roundup, October 2012

PEOPLE The Ingram Content Group has made two new executive appointments: Kelly Gallagher has been named VP of Content Acquisition. He was VP of Publishing Services at Bowker. He will join Ingram October 8, as will Pep Carrera, who has been named Chief Information Officer. Jessica Schmidt joins Perseus Distribution as Associate Director of Client…Continue Reading

People Roundup, June 2012

PEOPLE Skip Prichard will step down as President and CEO of the Ingram Content Group, June 8. Ingram Content Chairman John Ingram will assume Prichard’s duties as CEO. Myrna Blyth has been named Senior Vice President and Editorial Director, AARP Media.  She was most recently Editor-in-Chief of ThirdAge.com and previously long time Editor-in-Chief of Ladies Home…Continue Reading

London Book Fair 2012: Digital Minds the Gap

The Digital Minds Conference on April 15 had an impressive number of attendees, given that it took place on the Sunday before the London Book Fair.  Conference Chair, Evan Schnittman, still listed as Bloomsbury in the program (he officially starts at Hachette Books Group on April 30) emceed the event.  Pottermore‘s Charlie Redmayne gave one…Continue Reading

Publishers Launchpad at DBW

Over the three days of Digital Book World this week, 12 startup companies were given a chance to strut their stuff in a series of sessions called Publishers Launchpad, which had new companies pitch their business ventures in short presentations back-to-back.  The first session was part of Monday’s Publishers Launch Children’s Publishing Goes Digital conference,…Continue Reading

Keeping Up With the New Demand for Audiobooks

[This is an excerpt of an article, Giving Them What They Want: Keeping Up With the New Demand for Audiobooks, which was published in the August issue of Publishing Trends. To receive our newsletter in full, find out how to purchase a subscription here.] Digital audiobook downloads have steadily been increasing, and the latest AAP Sales Report shows…Continue Reading

March 2010 Roundup

PEOPLE Major changes at Random House under Madeline McIntosh, President Sales, Operations, and Digital. Joining her team are Nina von Moltke, VP, Digital Publishing Development; Amanda Close, VP, Digital Sales and Business Development; and Pete McCarthy, VP, Online and Digital Marketing. Andrea Sheehan, formerly VP & Director, Digital Strategy and Business Development at RHPG, will…Continue Reading

Book View, June 2009

PEOPLE ROUNDUP Crown Publishing Group President and Publisher Jenny Frost announced the appointment of Diane Salvatore, who was most recently Editor-in-Chief of Ladies’ Home Journal, as VP, Publisher of Broadway Books, a new position following the realigning of Broadway and Doubleday within the Random House Group. Margaret Milnes, VP, Licensed Publishing, Nickelodeon, has resigned after…Continue Reading

Capture the Customer: Publishers & Other Book Businesses Look to Subscription To Supplement Sales

Last year, Bookreporter.com‘s Carol Fitzgerald had the novel insight that if there isn’t an audience for a book, perhaps it shouldn’t be published. The publishing palooza has subsided a bit (Bowker recently reported that total titles were down to 172,000 last year – an 18,000 title drop from 2004), and Chris Anderson mania has everyone…Continue Reading

Bookview, April 2006

PEOPLE Brian Napack has been named President of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. In the newly created position, Napack will share general management responsibilities with CEO John Sargent over all of Holtzbrinck’s divisions, including both trade and educational operations. Steve Sorrentino, most recently an author (Luncheonette) has gone to B&N as Director, Author Promotions & Special…Continue Reading

Bookview, January 2006

PEOPLE Even the seemingly endless holiday period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s hasn’t dulled the urge to move: Jeff Abraham, Executive Director of BISG, has been appointed President, Random House Distribution Services, a new position. John Groton, VP, Client Relations, and Kevin Mailloux, Director, Operations Distribution Services, will report to him and he will report…Continue Reading