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When a publisher might not do as good a job as a self-publishing author

The Idea Logical Company

We’ve previously explored what I called “the end of the trade publishing concept” , which stems from the now wide-open opportunity to publish available to anybody with a computer and something to deliver as a book. And it shows why an academic might self-publish.

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The Key Book Publishing Paths: 2023–2024

Publishing Trends

Jane Friedman , friend of Publishing Trends, regularly updates an invaluable resource about paths to publication. The post The Key Book Publishing Paths: 2023–2024 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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What the ruling against the PRH-S&S merger means for the publishing business

The Idea Logical Company

That will not be good news to Hachette and HarperCollins, both of which opposed the PRH-S&S merger but probably hoped they could pursue S&S if the publisher remained independent. The five biggest publishers are probably at their high water mark for market share. The only way to expand a publishing house is to have a larger number of active titles. Publishing new titles profitably has become exceedingly difficult. Judge Florence Y.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/9-1/13

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. When is self-publishing more effective than traditional publishing? The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/9-1/13 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 12/19-12/23

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Who will be first to publish the January 6 report ? Three years into the pandemic, how have publishing salaries changed ?

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/2-1/6

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/2-1/6 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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Every publishing strategy should start with Amazon and Ingram

The Idea Logical Company

What has happened since the pre-21st Century publishing world I — and so many of the executives now running things in our industry — grew up in is that book sales have shifted and fragmented. The monopoly of the inventory-investing publishers over customer access is gone.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/21-11/25

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. How are Christian publishers reaching out to their readers? The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/21-11/25 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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How book publishing has changed in recent decades and the puzzling question of what comes next

The Idea Logical Company

Book publishing has changed dramatically in the past 30 years, in the past 20 years, in the past 10 years, and even in the last five years. The incumbents are not nearly so advantaged when they publish new books. This is not an epitaph for book publishing.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/31-11/4

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/31-11/4 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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People Round-Up, Mid-December 2022

Publishing Trends

Jesse Myers has been named President and CEO of Baker Publishing , effective May 1, 2023, and is the first person outside the Baker family to hold the position. Myers is currently Publisher of Lexham Press and Director of Original Content for Faithlife , makers of Logos Bible Software. Susan Weinberg will take over as Publisher of the Workman Publishing group on January 1, following the retirement of Dan Reynolds. At the Association of American Publishers , J.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/7-11/11

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Could a slowdown in venture capital funding for publishers be positive? The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/7-11/11 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/16-1/20

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. What percentage of science editors publish their own work ? Are AI engines actually ready to write publishable articles ?

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Top 5 Publishing Predictions Posts for 2023

Publishing Trends

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. As we enter the new year, we are instead posting 5 links to articles with predictions for the publishing industry in 2023. .

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/23-1/27

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/23-1/27 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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People Round-Up, Mid-January 2023

Publishing Trends

Gina Centrello , longtime President and Publisher of the Random House Publishing Group , is retiring from her position. Sara Bershtel , previously SVP, Publisher at Metropolitan Books , joins Penguin Press as Editor-at-Large. And at Hachette Book Group , Radhika Parikh joins as Communications Associate; she was previously Publishing Coordinator at Disney Publishing. At Tuttle Publishing , Laura Ferguson joins as Sales and Marketing Director.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 12/5-12/9

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 12/5-12/9 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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Publishers Samples — The Wednesday Phenomenon: Who is Jenna Ortega

Verblio

The post Publishers Samples — The Wednesday Phenomenon: Who is Jenna Ortega appeared first on Verblio. * All Sample Posts Publishers 1000+ Word Sample Posts Sample PostsEvery year, Netflix releases hundreds of new content titles.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 12/12-12/16

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 12/12-12/16 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/14-11/18

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. How crucial are university presses to the commercial publishing ecosystem? The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/14-11/18 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/24-10/28

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/24-10/28 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/28-12/2

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/28-12/2 appeared first on Publishing Trends.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/17-10/21

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. How will European publishing be affected by a coming “perfect storm” ? The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/17-10/21 appeared first on Publishing Trends. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.

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Changes In Publishing With Jane Friedman

The Creative Penn

What has changed in the publishing industry over the last few years? This podcast is sponsored by Kobo Writing Life , which helps authors self-publish and reach readers in global markets through the Kobo eco-system. Key book publishing paths (updated).

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People Round-Up, Early October 2022

Publishing Trends

Walker has been named VP, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Association of American Publishers. Martin’s Publishing Group. Gregory Brandenburgh joins Mango Publishing ’s international rights and sales team. Most recently he was VP and Hampton Roads Associate Publisher at Red Wheel Weiser before retiring from the company at the end of 2021. At Andrews McMeel Publishing , Marya Pasciuto joins as Editor; she was previously Editor at Callisto Media. PEOPLE.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 9/26-9/30

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 9/26-9/30 appeared first on Publishing Trends. 5 Links AI AI-generated art artificial intelligence banned books book bans book sales censorship copyright honorary authors industry sales marketing Native literature parental rights parents sales scholarly publishing scientific publishing

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People Round-Up, Mid-November 2022

Publishing Trends

At Penguin Young Readers , Ken Wright , President and Publisher of the Viking , Philomel , and Flamingo Publishing Group , will retire at the end of January 2023. Dan Reynolds , SVP and Publisher of Workman Publishing , will retire at the end of the year. At the newly rebranded Canary Street Press , formerly HQN , Bess Braswell has been named Senior Publishing Director in addition to her existing role as Senior Publishing Director of Inkyard Press.

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/3-10/7

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Do End Times-themed bestsellers speak to a prevailing mood in Christian publishing ? The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/3-10/7 appeared first on Publishing Trends. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.

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Self-Publishing LaunchPad With James Blatch

The Creative Penn

What are some of the fundamentals behind self-publishing success? James Blatch shares tips and insights as well as introducing the Launchpad course from Self Publishing Formula. You can listen to the Self Publishing Show on your favorite podcast app and find the backlist here.

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Different Traditional Publishing Experiences With Georgina Cross

The Creative Penn

Traditional publishing is not a monolithic thing. There are different kinds of publishers, and authors want different things out of a publishing deal and relationship. I didn't know if I could even publish a book, whether I could even make a career or a living off of that.

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How to Self-Publish a Book in 2022

ProWritingAid

Self-publishing is an increasingly popular publishing path. Learn how to self-publish a book

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Google knocked us out for a couple of days, but we’re back!

The Idea Logical Company

I was very pleased with my post of last week, about how my friend Ed Rogoff could possibly self-publish a book about health called “Scary Diagnosis” better than it would be delivered to the public by a professional publisher. Authors Licensing and Rights Marketing New Models rights Self-Publishing Supply-Chain Ed Rogoff Google malware warning successful self-publishing

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Self-Publishing For The First Time With Barnaby Jameson

The Creative Penn

Why might a first-time author choose the self-publishing route? Plus tips for self-publishing and marketing. The benefits of self-publishing — and the importance of valuing your intellectual property. Joanna: And as you said, you published it under your own name.

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People Round-Up, Mid-October 2022

Publishing Trends

At Penguin Random House , SVP, Director of Publishing Operations Sue Malone-Barber will retire at the end of the year. At HarperCollins Children’s Books , Katherine Tegen , VP and Publisher of Katherine Tegen Books , will retire in December. Andrea Flick-Nisbet has left her position as VP and Publisher of Harper Horizon. At 555 Comic , Rob Pereyda , lately Head of Anime, Editorial, and Publishing at Netflix , joins as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Partnerships Officer.

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Big 4 Publishers Breaking News: DOJ Blocks PRH’s Acquisition of Simon & Schuster as HarperCollinsPublishers Union Strikes

Verblio

The judge argued that the merger of these two largest publishers in the globe may “diminish competition” for “top-selling books.” ” The publisher declared in its announcement that it will look for a swift appeal. All Sample Posts Publishers Sample Posts

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7 Things You Need to Do After Publishing New Content

Contently

We all know the rush of excitement that comes with publishing a piece of content. Publishing is just the end of one process and the beginning of another, essentially launching a chain of distribution tasks. Steps to Take After You Hit the “Publish” Button.

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DBW Redux

Publishing Trends

Since Bradley Metrock bought the program and moved it to Nashville, it has evolved into a great place for publishers and vendors to see how technology is changing – and will change – the industry. Among those presenters and products that Publishing Trends found particularly alluring were: Taylan Kamis and DeepZen , a purveyor of AI-based audiobook narrations in multiple languages. As Clare Hodder from RightsZone explained it, “If you’re in publishing, you’re in rights.”

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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/10-10/14

Publishing Trends

­ Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. The post Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/10-10/14 appeared first on Publishing Trends. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Is “bestseller” an objective category ? What literary tropes has racial representation challenged – and created?

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Why books are different and why enterprises will be discovering they should be issuing them

The Idea Logical Company

My most recent post noted the rise of what I called “enterprise self-publishing” It increasingly looks to me like enterprise-driven book publishing will become the dominant provider of books over the next decade. What distinguishes it is book publishing as a function in support of other efforts, rather than as a stand-alone business intended to make money.

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Why Should You Never Publish a Negative eBook Review as a Blogger?

Blogging From Paradise

Warning; this post is not for the faint of heart. But understanding this principle will accelerate your blogging success. More importantly, embodying […]. blogging tips

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[Guide] What Is the Best Time and Day to Publish a Blog Post?

Content Powered

What's worse, there have been a lot of studies done over the years, and not only is the information often contradictory, it can be pretty old; the best time and day to publish a blog post this year might not be the same as it was last year, or five years ago or next year.

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How to Contribute and Publish Guest Posts on Forbes (Updated)

Content Powered

The way I see it, there are six different ways you can get your content published on Forbes, with a link or unlinked mention that can help your website and business. They advertise themselves as writers for Forbes and allow you to buy their services by publishing an article on Forbes.

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Transmedia And Self-Publishing Comics And Graphic Novels With Barry Nugent

The Creative Penn

In the intro, Amazon changes ebook return policy [ Society of Authors ]; Spotify introduces audiobooks [ Spotify ; FindawayVoices ; Publishing Perspectives ]; Neal Stephenson on The Sword Guy podcast. Shifting from traditional to indie publishing in the early days What is transmedia?