Lulu Partner with BookLamp to Launch Helix Data Analysis Service at BEA

DIY self-publishing platform Lulu will use this week’s Book Expo America trade show to formally announce details of a new book data analysis engine (Helix) that will allow its authors extract statistical data on genres and themes from the content of their books. BookLamp originally developed their book data analysis engine several years ago with the intention that it would […]

Wise Words: Jeremy Greenfield | Digital Book World

Digital Book World’s Editorial Director, Jeremy Greenfield, has some wise words for self-publishing authors following yesterday’s O’Reilly Tools of Change Author (R)evolution Day in New York. Here is a snippet, but you can read all his advice for Five Slightly Unexpected Tips For Self-Published Authors to Find Success on DBW. “One thing I hear a […]

The Future of Publishing 2020: Risk (DBW Interview with Carolyn Reidy)

This video caught my eye over the past week when I was putting together my article The Future of Publishing 2020: Control. Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy was in conversation with Digital Book World’s Rich Fahle, a co-founder of Astral Road Brand Media. Reidy was at pains to point out that big publishers today […]

Forrester’s James McQuivey on Amazon vs Apple | DBW 2012

James McQuivey of Forrester talks during the recent DBW 2012 about Amazon vs Apple. Related articles DBW: publishers ‘should learn from self-publishers on pricing’ ‘Agile’ publishing at Digital Book World Meet the Digital Disruptor iBooks Author Review | TechRadar Apple Poised To Launch Self-Publishing Program This Month The Independent Publishing Magazine | TIPM Media

Leaked Hachette Document Declares Self-Publishing a Misnomer and Explains Why Publishers Are Relevant

Leaked Document: Hachette Explains Why Publishers Are Relevant | Digital Book World: “In a document leaked today to Digital Book World by someone inside the company, Hachette outlines just why publishers are relevant. The company has shown the document internally to employees and externally to a limited number of agents and authors.” The leaked document […]

Digital Book World | HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray Interview

In this exclusive interview from Digital Book World, Brian Murray, CEO of HarperCollins, discusses the thinking about books beyond their print containers, return on investment and keeping up with the pace of innovation, and the HarperCollins’s 26-lend policy for ebooks in libraries. Read more at HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray Interview on Library Ebooks | […]

DBW Insights: David Shanks, CEO of Penguin USA

Digital Book World has an interview with Penguin USA CEO, David Shanks. Shanks discusses the challenges of publishing in both print and ebook, the future of handselling and high street stores, and also Penguin’s involvement in the venture, Book Country. Related articles Columbia publishing course shifts focus to include ebooks ( Book Country – Old […]