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Survey results: Where Do Publishing Professionals Get Their Books?

Editor’s note: This post can also be found on our parent site, Publishing Trends. Codex’s recent reader poll shows that the Amazon-Hachette contract negotiations may be having an impact on the way the average consumer purchases books. According to Codex, 39% of their respondents are aware of the ongoing negotiations between Amazon and Hachette, and there has been a decline in consumers buying books from Amazon at a rate of 7.5%. Since publishing professionals are not quite the average book consumer, Publishing Trends conducted a quick, informal survey on where publishing professionals get their books […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week: 12/31/12-1/4/13

Every week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional should read to feel more informed and connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know. Happy New Year! A three-day workweek & still we have news for you. How impressive is that? Pearson (Penguin’s parent company) scooped up 5% of Nook Media, squeezing in between B&N‘s 78.2% and Microsoft‘s 16.8%. “The view from […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories, Week of 10/22-10/26

Every week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional should read to feel more informed and connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know.   Barnes & Noble’s PIN pads were hacked this week in 63 of its locations, compromising the credit card information of  thousands of customers. The Big Apple (this week, anyway): Apple unveiled a new version of the traditional iPad, […]

From Stage to Screen: Theatre Publishers Going Digital

While the word “ebook” might be both a major point of contention and opportunity for advancement in the trade publishing biz, for other publishing sectors, going digital can fall into a completely different hierarchy of priorities. New technology is certainly shaping every aspect of the publishing industry—but what does digital mean in a genre built around physical elements? In theatre publishing, making actual books is only one aspect of the publishing process. Whereas individual book sales are usually the endgame of trade publishing, in theatre publishing, individual books are often […]