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Why the Digital Magazine Market Is Wide Open

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Allison Reber of Aquafadas asks why are the majority of magazines not going digital, outlines the challenges and reflects on possible solutions.

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Does The Future of Reading Include E-Readers?

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In New York Magazine, Kevin Roose states: ‘Software is eating the world. It’s also eating the book.’ He also doubts the future of dedicated e-readers.

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What Does Your Brain Like Better: Paper or Ebooks?

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Writing for the Financial Times, Julian Baggini examined some of the latest research, which he argues, is forcing us to ‘rethink how we respond to the written word.’

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Are Digital Distractions Monopolizing Reading Time?

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Books do furnish a room, but according to many in the publishing industry, the fear is that emails, online video texts and tweets will prevent them being read.

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On Crowdfunding Books: When People Vote with Their Money


Adam Gomolin, a cofounder of Inkshares argues crowdfunded publishing provides its own legitimate filter, because it relies on a scarce resource: people’s money.

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Frankfurt Book Fair’s Juergen Boos on Changes for 2015

Juergen Boos, Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair (Photo: Peter Hirth / Frankfurter Buchmesse)

Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos discusses how new advancements coming to the Fair in 2015 reflect the shifting publishing and media marketplace.

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8 Tips on Monetizing the Backlist (But Don’t Call It That)

Jason Ojalvo, Adam Silverman and Joe Regal speak at the Monetizing the Backlist Conference

Every book is a backlist opportunity. Here we offer 8 tips gleaned from Publishing Perspectives’ Monetizing the Backlist conference last Thursday.

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Thai Publishers Using Social Media to Find Readers & Writers

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The Bangkok Post looks at how Thai publishers are leveraging social media and online video to promote titles to younger readers and reach a wider potential audience.

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The Translator as Agent

Maureen Freely, the moderator of the panel, is the new President of PEN UK.

A panel of experts discuss how translations reach the market, from finding the books to what translators should do when approaching publishers.

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State of Digital Publishing in Canada: The Official Report

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According to a report from BookNet Canada, “Canadian publishers have adapted to the appetite for digital reading and embraced ebook publishing as a new norm.”

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