(PRESS RELEASE) Bloomington, IN (PRWEB)—iUniverse, the leading indie-book publisher providing affordable publishing, editorial and marketing services for authors across all genres, today announced Open Book Editions (OBE)—its partnership with Berrett-Koehler Publishers (BK)—has released two exciting new books: “Just Call Me Dean,” a memoir, and “The Sergeant Major Syndrome,” a professional guidebook. Both books are now…
San Francisco-based social publishing Web site Scribd Inc. has partnered with major publishers—including Random House, Simon & Schuster, Workman Publishing Co., Berrett-Koehler, Thomas Nelson and Manning Publications—to bring books and other professional works to its community of more than 50 million readers. These publishing partners will upload and share entire novels, sneak-preview chapters and exclusive excerpts from best-selling authors and book series for free on Scribd.com.
For many publishers, managing inventory is a method of trial and error. While computers can analyze sales data, deciding how many books to print at the outset and when to reprint is often based on instinct and knowledge gained from having been around the block in the industry. Some executives, however, rely on both computers and know-how to keep more precise tabs on their inventory. As one expert told Book Business, inventory management is not an art or a science, but a mix of both. Here are 10 tips that offer the best of both worlds. 1. Capture your sales data and analyze