Nov
7
2013

PODG Client SBPRA Author Makes Rights Sale on First Day of Shanghai Children’s Book Fair

As you know, PODG and SBPRA are exhibiting at the Shanghai Children's Book Fair. Here is the report of the first day from Mr. Song Bo, our Chinese partner (in his own words)! Best! Robert Fletcher C CEO www.PublishOnDemandGlobal.com ================================================ Subject: ??????: Today is also…
Nov
5
2013

98 UK Publishers Closed their Doors…

This is a very good article about the pressures that publishers are facing. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/nov/04/ebooks-discounts-98-publishers- closure Here is one niche that I did not think about, but as I think about the costs that students face, I am not sure that I feel for the publishers…
Nov
1
2013

USA Today – Best Selling Books in the US for the last 20 years.

http://www.usatoday.com/search/20%20years%20of%20best%20sellers/ From 1993 to 1998 the bestselling lists reflected what was sold at Barnes & Noble and Borders. What a change from today! The top book was "Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus". The next era, they call the Harry Potter and…
Oct
29
2013

FW: Sending Publisher’s Books to China, Taiwan, India

Mr Fletcher, What will happen if some of our books are already listed on Amazon, Kobo, Barnes & Nobles, iBooks, etc... ? R: Although we can setup US and distribution to these platforms, we are not really discussing “normal” distribution like you already have. We…
Oct
25
2013

Google’s CEO Says 5 Billion More Consumers to Read.

7 Things Google CEO Eric Schmidt Thinks Publishers Should Know By Denis Wilson | Posted on October 24, 2013 http://cdn.gigya.com/gs/i/reactions/default/buttonLeftImgUp.gif http://www.pubexec.com/common/images/list_icons/icon_comment_bubble.gif http://cdn.gigya.com/gs/i/reactions/default/buttonRightImgUp.gif 1 http://cdn.gigya.com/gs/i/reactions/icons/Agree_Icon_Up.png 1 http://cdn.gigya.com/gs/i/reactions/icons/Disagree_Icon_Up.png 0 . Text Size - + . Print Google CEO Eric Schmidt had a bevy of insight to offer…
Jul
8
2011

A Surge in e-Reader and Tablet Ownership Produces Big Winners

A new report by the Pew Internet organization reveals surprising information about trends in e-Reader and tablet ownership. According to the report, between November 2010, and May 2011, e-Reader ownership among adults in the United States doubled from 6% to 12%. During this same period,…
Jul
8
2011

Growing Device Markets Mean Opportunities for Publishers, Marketers

The FINANCIAL -- The publishing industry has been rocked by the shift from print to online access, a development that has been notoriously challenging to monetize. Email Print TwitterFacebookMySpace DelicousStumbleDigg More Destinations... ADVERTISEMENT Consumers have shown little appetite to pay for content on the web,…
Jul
8
2011

Barnes & Noble selling more ebooks than physical books, too

When Amazon announced that they were now selling more Kindle eBooks than physical books, it was easy to dismiss that as an anomaly in that the Amazon Kindle was a much stronger platform than other digital books platforms. Well, Barnes & Noble has lent weight…
Jul
8
2011

Opinion: How e-books are cutting a long story short. . .

The paperback is dead, long live the eBook? It appears the changes in the way we read have reached a tipping point. Last month, Amazon released figures that revealed sales of eBooks had finally overtaken sales of traditional books. For every 100 hardback/paperback books Amazon…
Jul
8
2011

ALA Annual 2011: B&T, B&N Strike Deal to Promote Ebook Sales, Lending

Barnes & Noble and Baker & Taylor (B&T) announced a new partnership that'll allow the electronic and print book distributor to include links on its Axis 360 digital content platform to the book retailer's online store to allow patron purchasing of digital and print products.…
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