Publishers would do well to ape the binge-watching phenomenon and encourage ‘binge-reading’ of popular series.
Government support for independent publishers is an essential public good because indie publishers provide an essential public service, argues Manuel Rico.
If publishers hope to grow ebook sales, they must find ways to innovate in actionable, tangible ways that will increase sales, argues Sol Rosenberg.
Global brands may appear to dominate ebook subscriptions, but nimble, local publishing startups across Europe are winning authors’ hearts and minds.
The buzz at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year is that more translations are finding their way into English language markets through indie publishers.
When book publishers must compete with other media for readers’ attention, publishers should have a clear vision for their business and titles.
What publishing really needs is the proverbial ‘jet pack,’ the space-age innovation that will propel books and reading culture into the next era.
Ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Ed Nawotka reflects on the up-and-coming stars, those in the spotlight and behind the scenes, of the publishing world.
Simon Dunlop, CEO of Bookmate, says that publishers’ lack of commitment to or understanding of the ebook subscription business led to Oyster’s demise.
Publishing Perspectives and the Frankfurt Book Fair are working together on a new flagship event that will bring the international publishing community together.