Copyright protection and enforcement are essential to US publishers’ ‘ability to compete in global markets,’ the AAP writes to the president-elect.
The AAP reports book sales for 2014 rose 4.9% to $15.72 billion compared to 2013, driven by children’s and YA books, up 20.8% to $1.9 billion for the year.
Publishing Perspectives’ #EtherIssue debate on the allegedly slowing ebook market reveals apparent contradictions in self-publishing interests.
A total of 211,269 print and e-book self-published titles were published in 2011, but their publishing methodology make them difficult to put quantify in terms of value.
Digital sales are booming, up 146.9% in May and produced $73.4 million in revenue, according to the Association of American Publishers.
BISG is focused on producing actionable data that will make a difference to people’s day-to-day business. Their next conference, this Thursday, focuses on innovation. By Edward Nawotka “BISG’s job is, to borrow an analogy from music, to increase the ratio of signal to noise in the publishing industry,” says Scott Lubeck, Executive Director of the Book Industry Study Group. “Or, …
By Ed Nawotka Las Comadres is 15,000 strong nationwide group of Latinas which was begun in April 2000 in Austin, Texas and has since expanded to 100 U.S. cities. In 2008 the group partnered with the Association of American Publishers to launch the Las Comadres and Friends National Latino Book Club. The book club meets monthly nationwide to discuss English-language works …