SourceHOV argues that artificial intelligence can obviate the need for publishers to manually create metadata tags and significantly streamline workflows.
Simon & Schuster CEO Seeks to Master Data
Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy is eagerly exploring new business models but acknowledges there’s still room for old-fashioned intuition in publishing.
Enhancements to Publisher Metadata that Improve Profitability
John Warren explains how process improvement, the use of keywords, and crowdsourcing metadata can improve publisher profitability and sales of books.
Employing Localized Data for Global Book Discovery
Jim Bryant draws examples from Trajectory.com bookselling partners in China to argue that superior, localized metadata increases book sales — everywhere.
How A Simple Metadata Fix Can Double Book Sales
Ronald Schild of Germany’s MVB discusses how research shows simple metadata fixes, like putting the language of a book in your metadata, can double sales.
Self-Publishing Day: German Indie Authors Unite
The second annual Self-Publishing Day in Münster, Germany, brought together authors, distributors and bestselling self-publishers like Poppy J. Anderson.
Trajectory: Like a Rocket Booster for Book Metadata
Using advanced language processing Trajectory adds nuanced detail to book metadata, offering analytics for intensity and sentiment, among other qualities.
At CONTEC: Content, Technology…and Questions
In its energetic first outing, @CONTEC 2013 Conference looked at the challenges to publishing and educational services, bookselling, and social reading.
Publishing is Now a “Data Game”
Data experts Sebastian Posth, Kristen McLean and Laura Dawson discuss how analytics are transforming publishing and what this new field demands of the industry.
Lack of Metadata Hindering Arabic Online Marketplaces
In the Arab World a dearth of metadata poses unique challenges to retailers and publishers alike and is slowing the development of online marketplaces.