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Tom Weldon: 'Some say publishing is in trouble. They are completely wrong'

Tom Weldon: 'Some say publishing is in trouble. They are completely wrong' | Book industry | Scoop.it
Ahead of the London Book Fair, the UK head of Penguin Random House insists his industry has coped with the digital revolution better than any other
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Putting Technology at the Heart of Writing and Publishing : Publishing Perspectives

Putting Technology at the Heart of Writing and Publishing : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
If, as Friday's Writing in a Digital Age Conference in London underscored, technology is driving change in publishing, why are publishers' websites still 'universally awful'?
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Going Small to Make it Big : Publishing Perspectives

Going Small to Make it Big : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
Talk to a passionate independent publisher and they'll soon have you convinced that strong independent presses are the ideal homes for many authors and their books.
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Authors Guide to the Frankfurt Book Fair : Publishing Perspectives

    By Hannah Johnson If you’re an author and considering a trip to the Frankfurt Book Fair, read through our Authors Guide to the Frankfurt […]
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Os livreiros no seu labirinto

Os livreiros no seu labirinto | Book industry | Scoop.it
Retrato de um mundo em mudança, no dia que se segue à abertura de mais uma Feira do Livro de Lisboa.
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A Book Is a Start-up: Lessons from Leanpub, Net Minds, and Other Publishing Hustlers

A Book Is a Start-up: Lessons from Leanpub, Net Minds, and Other Publishing Hustlers | Book industry | Scoop.it
Leanpub, Net Minds, and the other players in this corner of the publishing world envision a book as a technological enterprise, and hustlers are riding in from every direction to get in on the market.
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Why Publishing of the Future Is “Networked Publishing” : Publishing Perspectives

Why Publishing of the Future Is “Networked Publishing” : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
Publishing of the future demands collaborating across the process chain, in order to successfully place the right product forms in the right markets.
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Not quite sure I get everything. I have a distinct feeling the author managed to complicate something simple but I might be wrong! Should read it again latter...

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Engage: Apple's New Tools for Interactive Books on iPad | Wired Business | Wired.com

Engage: Apple's New Tools for Interactive Books on iPad | Wired Business | Wired.com | Book industry | Scoop.it
At Thursday's event, Apple's Phil Schiller said that 1.5 million iPads were in use in education settings, leveraging more than 20,000 education applications.
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A Self-Help Rights Guide for Independent Publishers : Publishing Perspectives

A Self-Help Rights Guide for Independent Publishers : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
Petra Hardt, Foreign Rights Director at Berlin's Suhrkamp Verlag, has written 'Rights: Buying. Protecting. Selling' to help publishers make the best choices.
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10 Strategies for Publishers to Succeed and Survive : Publishing Perspectives

10 Strategies for Publishers to Succeed and Survive : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
Guy Kawasaki says traditional publishers need to 'think about maximizing sales not minimizing losses' and offers 10 strategies to put them back on the right path.
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Tips for Technologists #8: Know Your Boolean Math : Publishing Perspectives

Tips for Technologists #8: Know Your Boolean Math : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
Programming languages do a great job at allowing you to turn anything into a boolean and they the basic concepts be applied almost anywhere involving code or search.
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Tips for Technologists #6: There are Multiple Solutions to Any Question : Publishing Perspectives

Tips for Technologists #6: There are Multiple Solutions to Any Question : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
When it comes to technology solutions, the choices out there are near endless. So, it's important that your solution should always meet all of your answers for that question.
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Tips for Technologists #4: Understanding XML/HTML/CSS

Publishing Perspectives :<br/> Tips for Technologists #4: Understanding XML/HTML/CSS | Book industry | Scoop.it
In the latest tip for publishing technologists, Nick Ruffilo discusses HTML, CSS, tags, and how to structure a document. It's aimed at beginners, but anyone can benefit.
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Is Customization the Answer for Boosting D2C Publisher Sales? : Publishing Perspectives

Is Customization the Answer for Boosting D2C Publisher Sales? : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
Until now, customers have had little reason to buy direct from publishers, but increased personalization and customization may be the incentive that sways them.
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Small Press Secrets to Establishing a Vertical Marketplace : Publishing Perspectives

Small Press Secrets to Establishing a Vertical Marketplace : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
The key to developing a community of readers is to approach them as fellow book lovers, not necessarily as customers, say several top US small press publishers.
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Publishing is Now a “Data Game” : Publishing Perspectives

Publishing is Now a “Data Game” : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
Data experts Sebastian Posth, Kristen McLean and Laura Dawson discuss how analytics are transforming publishing and what this new field demands of the industry.
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Short Books + Fast Books (and Diet) = Indie Publishing Success : Publishing Perspectives

Short Books + Fast Books (and Diet) = Indie Publishing Success : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
With The Fast Diet, UK publisher Short Books has the biggest hit in its history. Co-founder Rebecca Nicolson reflects on why, and the role of independent publishers today.
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Why Rakuten's Kobo Is Amazon's Only Global Competition | Wired Business | Wired.com

Why Rakuten's Kobo Is Amazon's Only Global Competition | Wired Business | Wired.com | Book industry | Scoop.it
It's quite possible that soon Kobo will be the only company standing between Amazon, Apple and world domination of e-publishing. So if you haven't been paying attention, this is just the time to tune in.
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3 Epiphanies About Social Media Marketing for Books : Publishing Perspectives

3 Epiphanies About Social Media Marketing for Books : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
When it comes to book marketing, social media is a honeytrap, never quite delivering on its promises, but a few simple best practices can vastly improve your results.
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The publishing industry has a problem, and EPUB is not the solution - Tools of Change for Publishing

The publishing industry has a problem, and EPUB is not the solution - Tools of Change for Publishing | Book industry | Scoop.it
This article contains my personal views, not those of my employer Lonely Planet. I'll be blunt. Ebooks and EPUB are to the publishing industry what Blu-Ray is to the...
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Why Education Publishing Is Big Business | Wired Business | Wired.com

Why Education Publishing Is Big Business | Wired Business | Wired.com | Book industry | Scoop.it
On the heels of Apple’s big education and iBooks event, it’s worth taking a quick snapshot of the education publishing industry as it stands today.
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5 Trade Publishing Trends to Watch For in 2013 : Publishing Perspectives

5 Trade Publishing Trends to Watch For in 2013 : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
Publishing is at a watershed moment, says George Lossius, CEO at Publishing Technology, forecasting a future with more consolidation and exploration.
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Tips for Technologists #7: Excel with Excel : Publishing Perspectives

Tips for Technologists #7: Excel with Excel : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
You may think of Excel as a spreadsheet tool, but it is one of the best all-purpose data visualization tools and especially useful for publishers.
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Tips for Technologists #5: Using HTML Well : Publishing Perspectives

Tips for Technologists #5: Using HTML Well : Publishing Perspectives | Book industry | Scoop.it
Future-proofing your web content begins with using HTML that provides a context for future search engines, and facilitates discovery. Here's how to to that.
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