When customers are fascinated by a book cover, they click to buy. A cover must be appealing both physically and digitally. Perry Moore defines the reasons a book cover sells—does your cover fit the bill? The post 4 Reasons Why a Great Book Cover is Essential for Sales appeared first on Digital Book World.
Changing the culture is the topic of this year's FORCE2017 conference in October. It's typically not a priority, in scholarly communications or in business - but it should be... The post Changing the Culture in Scholarly Communications appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
From the VOA: Amid tough economic times in South Africa, consumers are supporting a growing number of used book stores, avoiding new-book prices. The post In an Economic Crunch, South African Readers Turn to Used Book Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Focused on Mexican and Latin American authors, La Cartonera publishes hand-made books with hand-painted covers. These literary creations are selling at home and abroad. The post A Handmade Tale: Mexican Publisher La Cartonera’s Collectible Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Barnes & Noble Education has acquired Student Brands, a direct-to-student subscription-based writing skills service, for $58.5 million.
Citing personal circumstances, Dzanc Books' Guy Intoci is stepping down this month as publisher and editor-in-chief at the small literary press. He will be replaced by senior editor Michelle Dotter.
A US judge ruled that publisher Moppet Books violated copyright by publishing children's books based on modern literary works like Breakfast at Tiffany's. The post US Copyright Ruling: The Moppet Books’ KinderGuides Case appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
What happens in an indie author's mind when book sales suddenly, inexplicably evaporate? Here's how one writer copes with the crazy fluctuations of online sales. The post The Indie Author’s Zen Guide To Tracking Book Sales appeared first on Digital Book World.
The Shepard Tone is an audio illusion that hightens tension in the listener. The post Design Matters: How an Audio Illusion Adds Tension appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Tested by years of economic struggles, Malaysian publisher Arief Hakim watches for signs of benefit in change. It's been 'a perfect storm,' he says. The post At Frankfurt’s ‘The Markets’: Arief Hakim on the Malaysian Industry’s Challenges appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
As Hollywood went into high gear for Christopher Nolan's new film, so did Open Road Integrated Media for Walter Lord's 1982 book on Dunkirk. The post New Life for Backlist: Open Road’s Dunkirk ‘Miracle’ Marketing Victory appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Draft2Digital's ebook platform adds international library distribution. London's Quarto partners with two new distributors for Iberoamericana. The post Distribution Notes: Draft2Digital and OverDrive; Quarto, Editorial Gustavo Gili and IPG appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
His Dark Materials novelist says today’s steep price cuts devalue authors’ work and cheapen the experience of readingWith more than two months to go before Philip Pullman’s long-awaited new novel from the world of His Dark Materials is published, pre-orders have sent La Belle Sauvage flying up bestseller lists. But with booksellers already slashing the…
The decade-old litigation over digitized course readings made another appearance before the 11th Circuit last week, but the case could still be far from a conclusion.
As her wizarding world returns to the stage and screen, Rowling’s $95m pushes James Patterson into second place with $87mJK Rowling will need to reserve a particularly large vault at Gringotts bank after a bumper year for the Harry Potter novelist magicked her back to the No 1 spot on Forbes’ list of the world’s…