At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Business Club, publishers gathered to discuss their latest marketing initiatives, among them was Headline UK’s Bookbridgr system for liaising with book bloggers.
Suvudu, Random House’s online destination for science fiction and fantasy fans, launched Suvudu Universe, an online community for SF and fantasy bloggers.
PP’s series, Publishing People We Admire, considers ex-Marvel editor-in-chief Jim Shooter, a man our writer says ‘is the best publishing blogger in the world.’
A question for bloggers, authors, and publishers alike: can you offer specific instances of a blog post or social media having a direct impact on sales?
Author Beth Kephart discusses the impact bloggers have had on her career, propelling her most recent novel into a third printing and foreign rights sales.
By Roger Tagholm LONDON: Back in 2009 we first profiled the Book Depository, a UK-based online bookseller, about their global ambitions. So, some 18 months later, how did the Book Depository – still not a household name when it comes to bookselling –- achieve a rise in sales of more than 70% for the half year to December 2010? “If …
By Edward Nawotka Last year on November 11 Eco-Libris asked 100 bloggers to review 100 different books that were printed on recycled paper or paper certified by the foundation-funded Forest Steward Council (http://www.fscus.org/paper/), and post them on their own websites. This year they were at it again and have doubled the number, with 200 bloggers posting their reviews throughout the day. …