As tickets go on sale for Margaret Atwood’s tour in Australia and New Zealand, Alex Fane speaks at FutureBook in London about staging and paying authors.
In a first for the divisions of Open Road’s Ignition marketing program, its true-crime newsletter and site has a screen development deal.
Some fear that a summary can kill book sales, but Lucerne’s getAbstract for 20 years has created and distributed summaries in partnership with publishers.
Urging young readers to contribute to their communities, Dav Pilkey’s ‘Do Good Tour’ will open in August with stops in the States, Asia and India.
In its arrangement with PRH India, Canada’s Wattpad will introduce some of the publisher’s writers to Wattpad readers, rather than generating content from the platform.
The international subscription service is making available 15-minute samplers of selected books in text and audio, in various nonfiction categories.
To celebrate World Book Day, Amazon Crossing is giving away books translated from Spanish, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Swedish, Japanese, and Norwegian.
Across a broad range of topics for conference, today’s Tech Forum in Toronto is geared to exploring how ‘to take advantage of the opportunities created by technological change to reach readers.’
Last July, ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ began tracking the Amazon ranking of books by its celebrity guests before and after they appeared on the TV show. The impact was surprising.
At the third CONTEC Mexico conference, booksellers from Germany and Spain discussed the art of attracting customers in an age of online shopping.