‘Amazon demonstrated dazzling marketplace power,’ writes Mike Shatzkin, in what he presents as a new narrative on relations between the retailer and the Big Five.
Native advertising is paying off for writers of the coveted, mobile demographic at Wattpad. Ashleigh Gardner speaks at London Book Fair’s (#LBF16) Quantum Conference (#Quantum16) in April.
Issuing a call for papers, Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives announce the seven-nation focus for ‘The Markets’ 2016. Regions highlighted include Southeast Asia, Europe, South America, and the Middle East.
As NetGalley rolls out its digital-galley service to France and Germany, ‘It’s like going back to our roots,’ says the company’s president, Susan Ruszala.
Funded by a Kickstarter campaign, a ‘distraction-free’ bit of writing technology debuts today: Freewrite looks like your father’s typewriter.
Publishing entrepreneur Hugh McGuire says he and his associates are ready to try to work out a pathway to true open textbooks on the Open Web, and he calls his and Boris Anthony’s concept Rebus.
Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn, in the wake of reports of Rakuten’s write-down, talks of the ‘strongest content sales in our history.’
As marketers jockey for position in the 400th year of Shakespeare’s death, the modern-relevance lights burn bright. We look at several releases this month.
For a second year, Frankfurt Book Fair (FBM) and Publishers Weekly (PW) are teaming up to produce the PW Star Watch program. Nominations are open.
‘Reedsy for Publishers’ is on the way, as the 2-year-old UK startup rolls out its Reedsy Book Editor with collaborative functionality to come.