Tag Archives: sales

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/2-1/6

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. Does the business model Medium is looking for exist? How should publishers respond to Milo Yiannopoulos’s book deal? What instruction…Continue Reading

With Great Power, Comes Meh Comic Sales

Superhero movies – and to an extent TV shows – are one of the biggest trends in entertainment of recent years.  But success on the screen doesn’t guarantee comic book sales. To better analyze the correlation, I took a look at the trade paperback sales of two comic books for two of the most popular…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/6-6/10

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. How prevalent is plagiarism in self-publishing, and what are the consequences for plagiarizers? Are literary critics too nice? How should scholarly…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/16-5/20

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. Bookstore sales rose 10.7% in March, compared to March 2015. Do literary words lose their meaning because we overuse them? Is…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/29-7/3

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. What are the differences between Oyster’s and Amazon’s writer payment policies? How can publishers get galleys to the people who will…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/8-6/12

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. According to the Association of American Publishers, total sales in the US publishing industry rose 4.6% in 2014, with the largest increase…Continue Reading

Partners’ Corner: BEA 2015 Edition

One of my key takeaways from conversations and panels at BEA is the necessary degree of paranoia that publishers feel as they face new selling models in a digital world. The bottom line at the panel on subscription offers is that publishers and authors make the same amount if their book is read as part…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 4/27-5/1

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. Can pay what you want work as a sales model for ebooks? Audiobook sales have doubled over the last five years…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/30-4/3

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. We Need Diverse Books released its annual report. A new Nielsen survey about consumers’ buying habits found that ebook sales increased…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 2/2-2/6

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 stories will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Why have people been reading less fiction since 2008? The announcement of Harper Lee’s sophomore novel has led to much…Continue Reading