In its energetic first outing, @CONTEC 2013 Conference looked at the challenges to publishing and educational services, bookselling, and social reading.
Data experts Sebastian Posth, Kristen McLean and Laura Dawson discuss how analytics are transforming publishing and what this new field demands of the industry.
In the Arab World a dearth of metadata poses unique challenges to retailers and publishers alike and is slowing the development of online marketplaces.
Google has killed off the print editions of Frommer’s guide books. And this makes sense, as Google never wanted to be a publisher and only bought Frommer’s for the metadata.
Can SEO be the missing link to better book discovery? Yes and no, says Nick Ruffilo. The magic formula calls for good SEO and great metadata to boost the discovery potential.
Renée Register, co-author of The Metadata Handbook, shares a checklist of tips, ideas and to-dos that publishers can use to plan effective metadata strategies.
As search engines get more sophisticated, the ISNI—International Standard Name Identifier—has become a critical component of tracking book rights and allocating attribution.
Every year, the conversations in Frankfurt lead to a set of new buzzwords that you hear over and over throughout the fair. Here are the ten that we discovered this year.
To Google content is a ready-made store of metadata and the Frommer’s purchase, combined with Zagat last year, provides additional context for travel searches.
Are you already working with a highly sophisticated content strategy, thus future-proofing your business, or are you still in the pen-and-ink era?