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Newsweek makes its print return this week in the US and, soon, in Europe

Newsweek makes its print return this week in the US and, soon, in Europe | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
Richard Addis to edit magazine's London-based issue (Newsweek makes its print return this week - in the US and, soon, in Europe too http://t.co/zKWJcNJj2c)...
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Seven Questions Writers Should Ask Before Publishing

Seven Questions Writers Should Ask Before Publishing | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
Years ago, the only way to get published was to type the manuscript, send it to a publisher, and hope for the best. But book publishing has changed significantly. There are more opportunities -- and many more pitfalls....
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Self-publishing: is it killing the mainstream?

Damien Walter: In genre fiction, going it alone is beginning to look a much more dependable route to success (Self-publishing: is it killing the mainstream?
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Benefits of Print-on-Demand for Businesses

Benefits of Print-on-Demand for Businesses | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
Printing plays a crucial role in any office’s business processes so much that organizations dedicate up to 15 percent of their annual budgets for this.
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Publishing Executive at Amazon to Depart - New York Times

Publishing Executive at Amazon to Depart - New York Times | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog) Publishing Executive at Amazon to Depart New York Times By JULIE BOSMAN. Published: October 25, 2013. Laurence J.
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Free Days, the Dangers of Over-Selling Books & Social Media Demographics - Social Media Just for Writers

Free Days, the Dangers of Over-Selling Books & Social Media Demographics - Social Media Just for Writers | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
“Why are social media demographics important to writers? Because they will tell you where your audience is. Learn more about this topic, giving books away for free and the dangers of over-selling your books.”
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: New ebook markets, battles and pricing strategies

Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: New ebook markets, battles and pricing strategies | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
No matter what country they’re in, book publishers worldwide share some of the same challenges. They’re grappling with the digital transition — which, depending on where you live, has either already arrived or is about to come knocking. They’re battling for readers’ eyeballs, trying to make books stand out in a sea of other forms of entertainment. And they’re figuring out how to price their digital content. These themes were major topics of discussion at the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair, which brings over 200,000 book trade professionals to Germany each fall and took place this week. Here’s a roundup of the best coverage and biggest trends from the fair.
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Publishing News

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Welcome to the writersguardian.co.uk,the site that helps get new writing ideas noticed by publishers and agents.
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In the Digital Publishing Era, Content Trumps Platform : Publishing Perspectives

In the Digital Publishing Era, Content Trumps Platform : Publishing Perspectives | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
The varied views from digital publishers on display at Berlin's Rewrite the Web event revealed one commonality: content always takes precedent over platform.
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Is Self-Publishing Creating A New Underclass?

Is Self-Publishing Creating A New Underclass? | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
For traditionally-published authors, the consistent advice from agents and publishers is (Is Self-Publishing Creating A New Underclass?
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Publishing start-ups crowd Frankfurt book fair - The Local.de

Publishing start-ups crowd Frankfurt book fair - The Local.de | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
The Local.de Publishing start-ups crowd Frankfurt book fair The Local.de A rush of publishing start-ups and ever new ways to lure readers in an industry with Amazon breathing down its neck will be a central theme at the world's biggest book fair,...
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Self-publishing, e-books e start-up Il futuro del libro in fiera a Francoforte

Self-publishing, e-books e start-up Il futuro del libro in fiera a Francoforte | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
RT @CaffeinaCultura: Self-publishing, e-books e start-up Il futuro del libro in fiera a Francoforte http://t.co/dfXVseNsj7
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The Key to Self-Publishing Your Memoir: Be Confident with Your Story! - Huffington Post

The Key to Self-Publishing Your Memoir: Be Confident with Your Story! - Huffington Post | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
The Key to Self-Publishing Your Memoir: Be Confident with Your Story! Huffington Post If you asked me about confidence as a writer a year ago, I'd say confidence equates publication.
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Forbes: Please Hire Someone Who Understands Books, or Math, or ...

If Kindle ebooks, CreateSpace print-on-demand, and Amazon Publishing account for exactly zero of Amazon's [estimated] $5.25 Billion, that means Amazon really is selling 35% of all adult and juvenile trade books.
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The Future of Print…On Demand : Publishing Perspectives

The Future of Print…On Demand : Publishing Perspectives | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
Our series on print on demand sponsored by Ingram Content Group, begins with two companies using short print runs and one-off printings to expand their business into new markets.
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Ten Bold Predictions for Ebooks and Digital Publishing in 2014 - Digital Book World

Ten Bold Predictions for Ebooks and Digital Publishing in 2014 - Digital Book World | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
Ten Bold Predictions for Ebooks and Digital Publishing in 2014 Digital Book World It's been another exciting year for the publishing industry – perhaps the most dynamic in the history of the business.
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Self-Publishing Comparison Review: Amazon vs. Indie Sales Platforms - The Next Web

Self-Publishing Comparison Review: Amazon vs. Indie Sales Platforms - The Next Web | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
Self-Publishing Comparison Review: Amazon vs. Indie Sales Platforms The Next Web The main reason I used KDP for the third book is because I hadn't used it before, and have a penchant for experimenting (which is actually a topic from the latest book).
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Independent bookstore appeal grows - Boston Globe

Independent bookstore appeal grows - Boston Globe | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
Boston Globe Independent bookstore appeal grows Boston Globe Now he's trying to out-Amazon Amazon by offering same-day delivery by bicycle, and, thanks to a very cool in-store robot called Paige M. Gutenborg, print-on-demand paperback books.
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The top 100 books of all time

The top 100 books of all time | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
“Take a look at a list of the top 100 books of all time, nominated by writers from around the world, from Things Fall Apart to Mrs Dalloway, and from Pride and Prejudice to Don Quixote (”
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Will E-Books Replace Printed Books? - 91st Fryday Poll - Facts & Infographic

Will E-Books Replace Printed Books? - 91st Fryday Poll - Facts & Infographic | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
An essential Info-graphic about E-Books and E-Book readers, advantages and disadvantages of e-books vs print books, increase in use of e-readers worldwide, impact on printed books. (@emmoooR Essential #Infographic on #e-books vs printed books.
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Books Don't Want to Be Free

Books Don't Want to Be Free | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
How publishing escaped the cruel fate of other culture industries (An optimistic overview of where the trade book business is at by @evanhughes for @tnr's Books Issue.
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Andrew Wylie of The Wylie Agency: Publishers should withdraw from Amazon

Andrew Wylie of The Wylie Agency: Publishers should withdraw from Amazon | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
In a candid interview with New Republic's Laura Bennett, Andrew "The Jackal" Wylie talks about his failed e-book deal with Amazon, publishing's rosy future and making highbrow pay.
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Bowker - Self-Publishing Movement Continues Strong Growth in U.S., Says Bowker

Bowker: self-publishing grows nearly 60% in 2012; 80% of books from just 8 companies, incl. Smashwords & CreateSpace http://t.co/uUVD6xIvRN
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Writers & Artists Launch Self-Publishing Comparison Service - Publishers Weekly

Writers & Artists Launch Self-Publishing Comparison Service - Publishers Weekly | Publishing market evolution | Scoop.it
Writers & Artists Launch Self-Publishing Comparison Service Publishers Weekly Writers & Artists has launched a global, free self-publishing provider comparison engine at www.selfpubcompare.com.
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