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A Look at London Book Fair & Quantum Conference 2017

This year’s London Book Fair started off on Monday with Nielsen‘s well-orchestrated Quantum Conference, which focused on consumers: what they want and how to meet their expectations. Sessions covered the typical day of a consumer using the internet and included sessions hosted by Google and Facebook, as well as talks by several publishers about their…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/13-3/17

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. A Nielsen study in the UK showed that ebook sales are down and print sales are rising. What does the…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/23-1/27

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement th%.e 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 do physical books have staying power? A new study from the UK shows that reading print books slows down…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-January 2017

PEOPLE Former U.S. Register of Copyright Maria Pallante has been selected as the next President and CEO of the American Association of Publishers. She will replace Tom Allen, who is retiring. Ben Sevier will join Grand Central Publishing on February 27 as SVP, Publisher, succeeding Jamie Raab. Sevier was previously VP, Publisher at Dutton. Catherine…Continue Reading

What Kids Want: Nielsen’s Children’s Book Summit 2016

Nielsen’s annual Children’s Book Summit took place on Oct 27th in Manhattan’s Financial District. With an overflow crowd in attendance, the daylong conference delivered information that went well beyond Nielsen’s own data and analytics. The day was filled with stats and information from a range of speakers on what kids are reading, what devices they’re using, and—to the surprise…Continue Reading

Spotlight on Conferences

If it seems like there is a new conference every month, there’s a fairly simple explanation: Conferences provide revenue streams at a time when many legacy businesses are struggling for growth. Nielsen is looking for ways to promote and monetize its data collection; Publishers Weekly is reaching new audiences in its partnership with NYU; and…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/13-6/17

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. Nielsen released data on who’s reading romance novel. Will intelligent personal assistants like Apple’s Siri change the publishing industry? Could James Patterson‘s…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/30-6/3

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. The Author Earnings Report was released this week, indicating some changes in Big Five book pricing. Nielsen released their report on…Continue Reading

BEA 2016 Takeaways

Publishing Trends attended BookExpo America 2016, which was held May 11-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.  I must count myself among the many who were startled by the smaller footprint at BEA. It seemed to be the topic du jour in all my encounters. There are three main factors affecting this: meeting rooms which…Continue Reading

License to Succeed?

Licensing deals have always been popular with publishers. As Publishing Technology COO Randy Petway astutely pointed out in his recent Publishing Perspectives article, “When sales are not something that can be planned for or predicted, publishers rely heavily on brand awareness through licensing deals, both to sell books and open new markets for intellectual property.” …Continue Reading