Is it worth enduring piracy of digital content if it means higher sales overall?
According to BookNet Canada, Canadian book sales volume dropped by 10.8% in the first quarter of 2011.
Bob Mayer wrote more than 40 books with traditional publishers. Two years ago he decided to go DIY. It has reinvigorated his career, but it’s not for everyone.
Digital sales are booming, up 146.9% in May and produced $73.4 million in revenue, according to the Association of American Publishers.
Everyone knows the superstars of self-publishing, but there are numerous others earning a living, selling foreign rights, and being courted by traditional publishers.
Bookstores need to get creative with selling e-books if they want to stop customers abandoning them for Apple and Amazon.
If publishers sell their e-books overseas, are they missing out on potentially more lucrative foreign rights deals?
Chad Post, the publisher of Open Letter Books, explains why his company decided to sell e-books and price them at $4.99.
European publishers may be lagging behind in e-publishing, but they have time to learn from the mistakes of publishers in the US, UK and Japan
For much of the world the biggest issue is simple: lack of legally available content. By Edward Nawotka As many of the top global publishing professionals gather for UNESCO’s Focus 2011 conference in Monza, Italy, we want to know what you think is the single most pressing issue for developing the global e-book market. For much of the world the …