Tag Archives: self-publishing

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

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. Nielsen data from the first half of 2014 shows that physical book purchases far outweigh ebook purchases. On that…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/28-8/1

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. Is it time for publishers to take a stance on ebook subscription services? Should The Man Booker Prize be able…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 4/7-4/11

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.  In what ways can the video game and publishing industries collaborate? Authors see value in self-publishing audiobooks. How can university presses…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 2/24-2/28

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.  Statistics from VIDA reveal that books by men were reviewed more often and sold better than books written by women over…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/6-1/10

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.  Could selling self-published books in physical bookstores boost profits? An author survey reveals indie authors prefer the path of traditional…Continue Reading

Is Free the Future?: A Review of The Curve by Nicholas Lovell

PublishingTrends.com continues its regular column in which we review, explicate, and excerpt books that we think will resonate with people in the business of publishing and media. **** Implementing what we know as “the freemium model” scares a lot of businesses, and understandably so. It’s not necessarily a groundbreaking idea; consumers are used to free trials of online services, a few…Continue Reading

More Than One Way to Make a Book: Book Printers Go Digital

When asked what single biggest trend R.R. Donnelley has noticed among its book-publishing clients of late, President of Publishing Services, Rick Marceaux answers, “We have seen a broader set of publishers’ priorities grow with regard to what they look for…across the breadth of the supply chain.” Even as the volume of traditionally manufactured books (defined as…Continue Reading

Lessons from O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing 2010

“If you don’t eat your own children, someone else will”: That’s how Michael Mace, Principal of the Silicon Valley–based Rubicon Consulting, began his presentation, “Check Out My Scars: Seven Lessons from the Failure of E-Books in 2000, and What They Mean to the Future of Electronic Publishing,” at the 2010 O’Reilly Tools of Change for…Continue Reading