From ventures in subscription, crowdfunding, narrative development, and audio-first production, a quartet of speakers talks to Klopotek’s annual Publishers’ Forum about the possibilities, and some realities.
With tracks in both English and German, and translation for plenary sessions that bring the two together, the 2018 Publishers Forum program is devised to sort out genuinely promising tech from fads.
At next week’s Publisher’s Forum from Klopotek in Berlin, designer-author Paula Zuccotti will engage in a potentially pivotal ‘fireside chat’ about what it means to publishing that ‘Everything We Touch,’ is competing for our attention.
Despite the availability of new technology, a new report from Information Media finds that publishers may be locked into legacy publishing software systems for financial reasons.
A father and daughter’s shared vision for Klopotek’s publishing-house workflow software is now is in its fourth year, with a Rights Portal in place.
‘A massively distributed fight for attention’ rages in the marketplace, delegates to Germany’s Publishers’ Forum are told. Is consumer service the strategy?
Rights today ‘are much more stringently controlled than in the past,’ says Klopotek’s David Hetherington ahead of London Book Fair.
The CEO of Peter Lang, an international publishing group, is now one of six owners pivoting the company to face outward from Bern. Four years ago, she says, the company was ‘very good at hiding.’
BEA’s’ Director of International Affairs Rüdiger Wishenbart’s new Global Ebook Report cites continental Europe’s ebooks “stalling even earlier” than in US, UK.
A reluctant industry? At Publishers’ Forum in Berlin, a first day of sessions has exposed what some see to be a surprisingly entrenched reluctance to embrace data’s centricity in a new and critical relationship with consumers.
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