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Some may call this an era of evolution in book publishing, but it also could be called the Era of Major Lawsuits taking on golliaths like Apple.
A consumer rights class-action law firm today announced it has filed a class-action lawsuit claiming that Apple and five of the nation's top publishers illegally fix prices of e-books
1. Make “green” publishing company policy. That may sound daunting, but it can be done. Tyson Miller, director of the nonprofit Green Press Initiative (GPI), which helps publishers make informed environmental choices, suggests publishers make a commitment that demonstrates to printers, suppliers and mills that the market is shifting, and they will need to invest in developing new papers to meet the growing need. “Publisher commitments have been instrumental in the development of 24 new environmental sheets in North America within the last four years. The policy or commitment also serves to reinforce environmental responsibility as a priority in addition to creating cohesion within
Simon & Schuster Inc. and Internet video company TurnHere Inc. recently released the first of a series of online videos showcasing Simon & Schuster authors and sneak previews of new books. The videos are located at Simon & Schuster’s YouTube channel, BookVideos.TV. The channel will be cross-linked to many sites and also available at SimonSays.com. “By incorporating online video in our marketing efforts at BookVideos.TV and elsewhere, we are able to provide our readers with unprecedented access to their favorite authors, foster lasting emotional connections and create dedicated fans,” said Sue Fleming, vice president, online and consumer marketing for Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing
Choosing a cover-material supplier or deciding to switch to a new provider can seem like a game that we don’t know how to play. Knowing what materials are available and which would work best for the look and feel you are trying to achieve for your next book project can be tricky ... and even risky. A bad decision can break a book—after all, aren’t books judged by their covers? Fortunately, representatives at most cover-material companies are available to walk you through the process helping you discover what qualities and features are most important for your needs. “So many questions have to be