American Booksellers Association Support Random House Agency Move

This has been late breaking news and just come in the past couple of hours. Below is the response from the American Booksellers Association to Random House‘s move to finally adopt the Agency agreement on the sale of e-books to retailers.  Image via Wikipedia From the ABA’s website: “On Monday, February 28, the American Booksellers Association indicated its strong […]

Barnes & Noble Digital Publishing Platform Goes From Strength to Strength

Press Release: Barnes & Noble, the world’s largest bookseller, is experiencing major growth for PubIt! (www.PubIt.com), its easy-to-use digital publishing platform for independent publishers and authors, and announcing the expansion of its program into its bookstores. Since launching four months ago, more than 11,000 independent publishers and authors have joined the PubIt! community of booksellers, adding […]

Web Seminar Debates How Self-Publishing Will Lose Its Stigma | Publishers Weekly

Web Seminar Debates How Self-Publishing Will Lose Its Stigma: But first, about those aforementioned bestsellers? Panelist and author Jason Pinter expressed his frustration at always hearing the same few names repeated as examples of how lucrative self-publishing can be. “What annoys me is that the same names are always used: Godin, Konrath, Hocking, The Shack,” […]

Publishing proliferates thanks to POD and digital | The Bookseller

Publishing proliferates thanks to POD and digital The Bookseller “Print on demand, digital and self-publishing are continuing to push up the number of books published in the UK and overseas, according to new output data issued by Nielsen Book. The statistics also reveal that the number of publishers has risen with 2010 seeing 3,151 new […]

SelfPublishBooks (Lettertec) – Reviewed

SelfPublishBooks.ie is a print solutions service owned by Lettertec Ireland, an independent Irish company with a design, print and book binding facility in Carrigtohill, Co. Cork. The company was founded in 1983 and has over 20 employees as well as a sales office in Dublin. Initially, Lettertec was a supplier of desktop document binding solutions, […]

Introducing the North American Big Six – The Shatzkin Files

Introducing the North American Big Six – The Shatzkin Files: “But from the perspective of publishers or booksellers outside the United States, there is a new North American Big Six. These are the companies that have direct relationships with publishers — all of them that matter in the US (with one noteworthy exception) and, increasingly, […]