The myth of the Long Tail for ebooks may be fading away as the digital book market grows, and it is operated by few mega e-retailers, argues Marcello Vena.
Browsing by topic: future of publishing
Bangkok-based Gordon Ross says disrupting the book industry is a business challenge, and has launched Bleeding Heart Publications to test his instincts.
Author CJ Daugherty discusses the release Night School the Web Series based on her bestselling YA novels — the first of its kind in the UK.
Publishers need to create their own software solutions, argues John Pettigrew, founder of the newly launched Futureproofs platform for editorial teams.
Susan Hawthorne argues that independent publishing is the source of cultural diversity, bringing bibliodiversity to confront megapublishing and bookselling.
Robert Levine, author of Free Ride, explores how copyright law is and is not serving authors and consumers in today’s Internet-dominated marketplace.
Jesse Finkelstein and Trena White of Page Two, a publishing services firm in Canada reflect on what they’ve learned in their first year in business.
Literary agent Andrew Lownie believes that in 5-10 years, 75% of books will be self-published, 20% assisted by agents, and only 5% traditionally published.
Ewan Morrison explains how the ‘seven big ideas in the world’ dominate culture and can help you prepare for the next book publishing trends.
There’s a new crowdsourced publishing program from Amazon “which is so new that it doesn’t yet have a launch day, URL, or even a name.”