With backlist, you have to see what’s old that’s new or make it new again, says Ira Silverberg, who keynotes PP’s Monetizing the Backlist conference next Thursday.
We preview the German Book Office, New Delhi’s and Frankfurt Book Fair’s GLOBALOCAL conference will be held in New Delhi from 13–14 February.
The Publishing Perspectives team attended CONTEC Frankfurt and Publishers Launch at the Frankfurt Book Fair to find out what the crowds were buzzing about.
Porter Anderson takes on the distraction of publishing non-controversies, a new guide for self-publishing, BEA chief Steve Rosato’s response to last week’s critique of BEA and more.
Ideas not technology should lead story development in the digital age, says multiplatform creator Matt Costello, a featured speaker at next week’s StoryDrive China conference.
This year’s US Innovations Seminar of the International Association of STM Publishers focused on the impact of data mining, MOOCs and new author/researcher tools.
In this week’s web roundup Porter Anderson takes in the furor over the demise of O’Reilly’s TOC and inspiring speeches from last weekend’s Grub Street Muse and Marketplace conference.
Ed Nawotka reflects on the end of the TOC conferences, noting that the technobabble introduced at the events has now become our commonplace diction in publishing.
O’Reilly Media will close down its popular digital publishing conference, Tools of Change, but Tim O’Reilly promises to continue innovating the publishing process.
Our weekly roundup takes in Cory Doctorow’s conversion to data evangelism, reaction to Patterson’s wake up publishing ads, BEA’s silly cupcake promo and more.