“We should act like a grown-up and think like a start up,” says Judith Curr of Atria Books when it comes to working with with entrepreneur authors today.
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For the first time, Facebook’s Internet.org app has bundled free ebooks with its services, starting in Colombia with 24symbols.
The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for trade publishing in 2015, including more hybrid pubs, content marketing and mobile reading.
Florence Devouard, former chair of the Wikimedia Foundation and co-founder of Wikimedia France, describes the work Wikipedia does in the developing world.
The children’s book market has grown 44% in the last decade. Why? Because, as Nielsen’s Children’s Book Summit detailed, kids and teens still read — a lot.
Hachette has partnered with Gumroad, a company that enables direct sales through Twitter, to see if the social media platform can sell books.
Sam Missingham explains how HarperCollins UK’s recent Virtual Sci-fi Festival leveraged new platforms to connect backlist authors with new readers.
A new start-up in South Africa, Book Dash, focuses on creating and giving away free, high-quality books to needy children and encourages them to become lifelong readers
Veteran author Warren Adler discusses how digital publishing defies traditional norms that dictate the average life span of a book.
HarperCollins UK’s Sam Missingham argues there’s no better way to promote books than social media, but you really have to work at it.