Tag Archives: publishing

Introducing Partners’ Corner

As a new monthly feature, we will be posting “Partners’ Corner,” a place where the principals of Market Partners International can share their observations of the publishing industry for the month. **** We’ve been doing a lot of searches at MPI this year, and having read more resumes and met more publishing people than most…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week, 11/4–11/8

Every week, our sister site, Publishing Trendsetter, recommends 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. To continue that tradition here on Publishing Trends, we will be recommending 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope…Continue Reading

Come So Far But So Far To Go: Trendspotting in 2013

While 2011 shouted challenges of the digital “Wild West,” 2012 was a year where players tackled new issues in the digital frontier, along with  figuring out exactly what role publishers would – and should —  take moving forward. In many ways, 2012 can be considered a year where relationships became key: from the big merger possibilities…Continue Reading

People Roundup, Mid-September 2012

PEOPLE Random House has announced that Barbara Marcus will replace Chip Gibson as President and Publisher of Random House Children’s Books. Marcus spent 22 years as President of children’s book publishing and distribution for Scholastic, and most recently was an advisor for Open Road Media. Janet Goldstein has been named SVP, Editorial Director, Adult Books at National…Continue Reading

Watch This: O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Live Stream

The O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing conference kicks off today with expert panelists sharing insights into how digital technology is transforming the publishing industry. The conference runs from February 13-15 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, but if you’re unable to make it to Manhattan, the conference will be live streaming keynotes…Continue Reading

Holiday Books Survey Results Are In

For more results from this survey, check out Book-Giving Etiquette Guide and I Love You, Keith Richards. “My siblings assume that every book I get is free, so they expect books AND a ‘real present.’” “Any time I give a book, I fear it will be assumed that I did not pay for it, so…Continue Reading

Second Annual Publishing Industry Survey

It’s polling season, and PT’s not exempt! This year, 385 people who work in publishing took our survey; 86.5% completed it. The largest group of respondents were literary agents (26.8%), while the majority of respondents at publishing houses work in editorial (40.6%), followed by rights (6.3%) and sales (5.7%). 10% are 22–27, 25% are 28–35,…Continue Reading