Laura Hazard Owen sums up the problem with book discovery like this: It doesn’t really work. She offers several solutions gleaned from Digital Book World 2013.
Browsing by topic: Book Discovery
Bookateria, a new book discovery and sales site, features titles that are being discussed, reviewed and recommended by those in the industry and the media.
This week Porter Anderson offers excerpts from The Bookseller’s Digital Census, takes on Guy Kawasaki’s artisanal publishing and offers much more dish for authors.
Publishers are constantly finding new ways to reach readers and market their books. As a reader, what sources to do you rely on for book recommendations? Take the survey and tell us.
At Frankfurt’s 2012 StoryDrive conference, Small Demons CEO and co-found Valla Vakili spoke his how references in stories can actually lead to more book discovery.
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.
Book discovery about connecting with people, not technology, noted several speakers Digital Book World Discoverability & Marketing Conference earlier this week.
As with dieting, which can be boiled down to “eat less, move more” a simple principle applies to book discovery: write a book people want to read.
Craig Mod has made all the content in his book Art Space Tokyo available to search engines, arguing that this is likely to spur sales.
From new book discovery strategies to e-book publishing in Germany and Denmark…the best of our coverage from the first half of 2012.