Osprey CEO Rebecca Smart offers advice to publishers on how to take advantage of startup culture, whether you have a legacy business or a clean slate.
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The UK’s Osprey Group is not afraid of taking risks and after several acquisitions and innovative programs under the leadership of CEO Rebecca Smart, the publisher is thriving.
In what’s become a trend, Korean publishers are opening popular bookstore cafes. Should more Western publishers follow suit or is bookselling no longer part of their DNA?
Fanfiction is rewriting the narrative of publishing and challenging convention, much like technology startups.
Los-Proyectos is a new, DRM-free digital first fiction publisher in Buenos Aires whose passion defies cynicism and conventional thinking about e-books.
‘We don’t have editors,’ says Michael Fabiano, head of recently launched NBC Publishing, ‘we have producers, and that’s an important distinction.’
Jesse Potash, founder of PUBSLUSH, explains how his new publishing company marries crowdsourcing with altruism, and serves as a tribute to J.K. Rowling.
Will freemium fiction be able to attract a large enough audience among Western readers, where cheap e-books are readily available?
Are you attracted to a service such as BookRiff, which allows you to build your own book from a broad range of content? If so, why?
As traditional business models of paying for content collapse, publishers must find new ways to get paid. Could voluntary micropayments be the answer?