What is the Key Problem for Publishing to Solve by 2020?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

Publishing will look very different in ten years time, but there are problems we can anticipate — and solve — in advance. By Edward Nawotka Today’s feature story discusses how the Book Industry Study Group works to improve the professional lives of those in the publishing industry and establish a set of standards and best practices. This Thursday, BISG is …

BISG’s Making Information Pay Conference and Survey

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson The Book Industry Study Group and Mike Shatzkin want to know: have we reached the digital “point of no return” in publishing? How have digital technologies changed the way books are written, produced, and sold? Have the skill sets necessary to work and succeed in publishing radically changed? Do you have these skills? This year, BISG’s Making …

What’s the Buzz: Hold that Tweet or You Might Get Fired

In News, What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson The best of the blogosphere and social media… Does your company have a social media policy? Maybe you should check. While we often rely on social media to build our professional network and discuss issues with customers and colleagues, websites like Twitter and Facebook also offer a tempting forum for airing public complaints and outrage. Mashable.com reports …