An extensively researched new report from PEN America examines China’s policy of ‘Internet sovereignty’ and its dangers to freedoms of expression, and it provides guidance to companies doing business in China.
In Montreal, publishers explained how they are turning to ‘new influencers’ on social media to reach more consumers online and promote books.
In its 31st year, Buchmesse’s annual Rights Meeting on ‘Book Fair Tuesday’ focuses on Asian licensing, social media, and a burgening audio market.
Audiobook Month continues in the US as the UK’s #LoveAudio week kicks in. In both markets, research shows audio formats are popular with many men.
Chris Lavergne, publisher of Thought Catalog Books, knows what his social data is saying: Create ‘an experience that isn’t efficient—that’s anti-efficient.’
In the crowded author services field, veteran self-published author Scott La Counte launches BuzzTrace to help authors track social media conversations.
A social network for book lovers has launched in Argentina, and it’s said to be gaining users across the Spanish-speaking world.
Two assists for authors, one from Reedsy’s curated marketplace of services and the other from a venerable scientific society, both based in London. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘To Make the Journey a Bit Less Daunting’ ondon-based Reedsy tells Publishing Perspectives that 64 percent of its business comes from the United States, and reports that many authors who utilize its author-services marketplace need …
Next summer, Bloomsbury will publish a unique collection of short stories from some of the biggest names in YA publishing and ‘booktubers’ on YouTube.
‘This is the edge of the future of publishing.’ Peter Brantley on the future of the industry and of Books in Browsers, with BiB VII scheduled for November 3 and 4 in San Francisco.