Author Archives: Hannah Johnson

Hannah Johnson is the Deputy Publisher of Publishing Perspectives since 2009. Previously, she worked as Project Manager at the German Book Office New York. Find her on Twitter @hannahsjohnson.

To Automate or Not to Automate the Rights Business?

On Friday, rights professionals gathering at the Penguin Random House Building in New York to discuss trends and issues in the global rights business

At a Publishers Weekly event in NYC, rights directors and agents discussed how automation and standards would improve the book rights business.

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Get to Know Millennial Consumers

Publishers, find out how to reach Millennials at our March 26 event in NYC, Designing Books for Millennials

Millennial consumers control $200 billion in annual spending, and research shows that they read more books than ever. How can publishers reach this influential group of readers?

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Editorial & Production Internship at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing Perspectives is looking for a hard-working intern interested in journalism, media and book publishing to work from our office in New York City.

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Bad News for Kindle Unlimited in France?

Fleur Pellerin, French Minister of Culture and Communication (Photo: ActuaLitté)

France is once again putting pressure on Amazon, this time through ebook subscription. Ironically, France’s homegrown subscription services may suffer more.

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Amazon Pursues Education Market with Kindle Textbook Creator

Selling ebooks from your own site may seem appealing...at first.

Amazon has launched a new tool for authors to create and sell digital textbooks. But there are questions about royalty rates on higher priced e-textbooks.

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Infographic: Future of Library and Information Science Jobs

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What does the future of Library and Information Science look like? What do patrons expect from libraries? This infographic from USC has some answers.

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Springer Science & Business to Merge with Macmillan Science & Education

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A merger between Springer Science & Business and Holtzbrinck will form a new global science and education publisher with annual sales of 1.5 billion euros

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Download this Report on Children’s Ebooks and Fanfiction

Digital Book World 2014. (Photo: A.E. Fletcher Photography, 2014)

As a preview to next week’s Launch Kids track at the Digital Book World conference, download this free report on children’s ebooks and fanfiction.

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Scribd Raises $22 Million to Bolster Ebook Subscription Biz

Trip Adler, CEO of Scribd

With $22 million in new funding, Scribd will boost its ebook subscription business by acquiring new content, and growing internationally.

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Top 12 Articles of 2014 on Publishing in Asia and South Asia

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International companies are keeping a close eye on publishing in Asia and South Asia, including the latest rights trends and digital developments there.

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