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Denmark’s Schilling Asks Publishing Executives to Dream Big

Shilling White Paper Logo

In its new white paper, Danish publishing consultancy Schilling challenged executives to answer “what should a publishing company built from scratch look like?”

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SmackFiction: Building an App for Mobile YA Book Discovery

SmackFiction

Lisa Buchan of SmackFiction explains the process of building and piloting a new app for Young Adult and New Adult book discovery in New Zealand and Australia.

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Don’t Ask The Librarian at the NYPL: Use Bookish Recommends!

The New York Public Library has teamed with Zola Books for Bookish Recommends

The New York Public Library has launched a new online book recommendation engine powered by Bookish Recommends from New York digital startup Zola Books.

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Book Trailers Serve as a Multiplier for Book Discovery

Gabriel Pena i Ballesté is the CEO Bookmovies.tv,  founded in 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.

In the age of the internet, online promotional videos offer the best opportunity for persistent book discovery, argues Gabriel Pena i Ballesté of Bookmovies.tv.

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A Better Kind of Algorithm

Ross Ufberg

When you’re shopping for gifts, try getting a recommendation from an actual human expert at your local bookstore, suggests Ross Ufberg of New Vessel Press.

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How a Trio of Startups is Tackling Book Discovery in Germany

Volker Oppmann

Germany’s Skoobe, Flipintu and LOG.OS are bringing fresh ideas and insight to helping German readers find their next book to read or buy.

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What’s the Key to Solving the Book Discoverability Problem?

Laura Fredericks, founder, Describli

Instead of mining data or listening to a chorus of friends, Describli founder Laura Fredericks says we should look at how people found books in bookstores.

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Nextread.me Emails You When Books You Want Go On Sale

Nextread

Startup Nextread.me promises to combine the best of social media book discovery and bargain book shopping.

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“Crowd the Book” Aims to Build Community Around Small Press Gems

Vishal Khanna is ready to fight for indie literature.

Startup Crowd the Book launched in March, is using selective, online marketing to try and ‘create a wildfire around great books published by small presses.’

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What Does “Post-Digital” Book Discovery Look Like?

David Roth-Ely

The challenge with digital is discovery, so David Roth-Ey of Fourth Estate and William Collins, is now looking at new ways to engage potential readers, including live events.

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