Like so many other industry trade shows, the Publishing Business Conference & Expo has seen many iterations. More than a decade ago it was a shrine to the power -- and profitability -- of print. The show took up three floors at the New York Hilton Hotel showcasing the latest and greatest equipment pressmakers, finishers, and printers had to offer publishers looking to drive their ink-on-paper-based publishing businesses forward.
The Audiobook Creation Exchange, or ACX, is already having a significant effect on the manner in which the industry does business, largely by offering publishers both large and small easier access to the means of production.
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Last week in NYC, about 160 people attended the Content Marketing Master Class, which Publishing Executive co-hosted, along with our sister publication Target Marketing and content marketing guru Joe Pulizzi’s Content Marketing Institute. Some fabulous and energetic speakers such as Robert Rose addressed in specific and practical ways: What can we do to make a change in our business so that we can start using content marketing?
The Association of Publishers for Special Sales (APSS) held its first annual Book Marketing Conference in Philadelphia last week for publishers looking to sell titles in traditional and non-traditional bookstores. To do that, many speakers emphasized, takes a great deal of creativity and plenty of branding.
Book Business congratulates the winners of the 2013 Publishing Innovator of the Year Award, which recognizes the most innovative publishers of the past year.
Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines are pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Publishing Innovator of the Year Awards. This award recognizes publishing companies who have demonstrated significant innovation in the past year. A winner is chosen from each of the following three categories: book, magazine, and STM (scientific, technical, & medical) publishers. Previous winners include HarperCollins, Scholastic, Time Inc., Esquire, and Hachette Book Group.
Lynn Rosen, Editorial Director of Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines, interviews Bill Seifert of the Publishing Solutions Group of Quad/Graphics on how they serve their clients with innovative solutions. Click HERE to view video.
Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines have announced the winners of the 2013 Publishing Innovator of the Year Awards. Active Interest Media, Sourcebooks, and the American Physical Society have been selected as this year's winners. This award recognizes publishing companies who have demonstrated significant innovation in the past year. A winner is chosen from each of the following three categories: book, magazine, and scientific, technical & medical (STM) publishers.