By curtailing paid commission to free ebook listing sites, Amazon is penalizing the big traffic producers that generate brand loyalty and other purchases. But why?
Statistics, research, popular articles and useful information from the Publishing Perspectives archives.
The publishers of UK’s Stork Books argue that major publishers and the media in the UK and USA underestimate the audience for translated books and are making a big mistake.
When it comes to book marketing, social media is a honeytrap, never quite delivering on its promises, but a few simple best practices can vastly improve your results.
Guy Kawasaki says traditional publishers need to ‘think about maximizing sales not minimizing losses’ and offers 10 strategies to put them back on the right path.
Publishing is at a watershed moment, says George Lossius, CEO at Publishing Technology, forecasting a future with more consolidation and exploration.
For long-time ebook buyers indoctrinated in Amazon’s convenient ecosystem, trying to make the switch to a competitor can lead to frustration and disappointment.
Amazon is said to be negotiating to acquire Saraiva, Brazil’s dominant bookseller, with 102 stores. Is it realistic? We break down the facts and scenarios.
Every year, the conversations in Frankfurt lead to a set of new buzzwords that you hear over and over throughout the fair. Here are the ten that we discovered this year.
Publishers Launch offers an analysis of recent data and trends from the US e-book market, where the rapid slowdown in growth has been something of a surprise.
‘[W]hile everyone won’t be successful, everyone will have the opportunity to be successful,’ says Author Solutions’ Keith Ogorek of emerging self-publishers.