Oxford University professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger offers a preview of his presentation on Big Data in Publishing, which he will deliver at the Frankfurt Book Fair’s CONTEC conference on October 7.
The Publishing Perspectives team attended CONTEC Frankfurt and Publishers Launch at the Frankfurt Book Fair to find out what the crowds were buzzing about.
In its energetic first outing, @CONTEC 2013 Conference looked at the challenges to publishing and educational services, bookselling, and social reading.
Whether following from abroad or tweeting from the conferences, here are the essential hashtags for The Frankfurt Book Fair.
Porter Anderson looks at the new season’s publishing conferences and notes that they all, intentionally or not, may end up focused on writers.
Wiley CEO Stephen Smith says that over 50% of the company’s revenue comes from digital content and services. Prior to his appearance in Frankfurt, Smith discusses the company’s reinvention.
Our look at the week’s web buzz including hotbutton issues around reader reviews, at questions of print vs. ebooks, and at Amy Tan’s new book cover.
Data experts Sebastian Posth, Kristen McLean and Laura Dawson discuss how analytics are transforming publishing and what this new field demands of the industry.
Hybrid author Hugh Howey previews his CONTEC seminar at the Frankfurt Book Fair by offering his hard won views on self vs. traditional publishing.
Bestseller Hugh Howey offers a list of tips that tend to surprise new writers, particularly those who are self-publishing or considering it.