Znak, Poland’s leading literary publisher, is evolving with the times by expanding its commercial list and employing new digital marketing strategies.
Singapore-based Page One’s new bookstore concept in Hong Kong started by looking at what readers loved in books and building from there, says CEO Mark Tan.
Publishing Perspectives’ “Designing Books for Millennial Readers” conference revealed that authenticity is the key to unlocking the hearts of millennials.
UK publishers sold £2.2 billion of books in 2004, with ebooks accounting for nearly half UK fiction sales—though print in other categories proved resilient.
‘We are creating a new thing for a new generation of readers…this is the future,’ says Benjamin Alfonsi of Metabook’s new ultra-enhanced ebooks.
At the Salon du Livre in Paris, a new program introduced indie publishers to agents and scouts, while authors continued protesting poor contracts.
Deborah Emin of Sullivan Street Press discusses the challenges of selling ebooks from her own web site and why she moved to using an ebook distributor.
At a Publishers Weekly event in NYC, rights directors and agents discussed how automation and standards would improve the book rights business.
The Amazon Publishing France has hired its first employee, Clément Monjou, who will start by publishing a pair of translations under the Crossing imprint.
Testing first, remaining flexible, and hanging out on Twitter are all best practices for to online book marketing today, says Derrick Schultz of Atavist.