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6 Growth Opportunities for Publishers in 2018

Plummeting print advertising, continued newsstand decline, slow digital growth, and the loss of some leading titles. Let’s face it, 2017 wasn’t the …

How Blockchain Technology Will Disrupt Digital Content Distribution

The way we consume media content has been on a continual overhaul for the past two decades. Every aspect of media distribution has become more …

Notícias do amanhã

Foi carta bem pensada, preparando o espírito do leitor, no início de 2011. Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., dono e publisher do "The New York Times", …

The Evolution of UI/UX Designers Into Product Designers

What is a product? Until recently, the term was only used in relation to something material and often found in a retail store, but nowadays it is …

UX Design

Agents & Editors: The Complete Series

Launched in 2008, this series of in-depth interviews with book editors, publishers, and agents offers a unique look at the past, present, and future …

Amazon granted a patent that prevents in-store shoppers from online price checking

Well, isn’t that ironic<p>Amazon’s long been a go-to for people to online price compare while shopping at brick-and-mortars. Now, a new patent granted to the company could prevent people from doing just that inside Amazon’s own stores.<p>The patent, titled “Physical Store Online Shopping Control,” …

Publishers Fail to Act on Diverse Audience Data

Personalized web experiences can help publishers reach a variety of goals, from increasing event registrations to growing reader engagement. But …

Marketing

This Disintegrating E-Book Cleverly Shows How Blockchains Work

It’s only been over the last couple of years that blockchain, the tracking technology invented for the safe exchange of Bitcoin, has made a use-case …

As armadilhas do conteúdo

Em 1996, Bill Gates, o fundador da Microsoft, publicou o artigo "Content is King" (o conteúdo é rei). Começava assim: "Espero que o conteúdo …

F-Shaped Pattern for Reading Content

This article will walk you through the principles of the F-Layout, why it works, and how you can create your own.<p>What is the F-Pattern and how it …

Digital publishing in developing countries

E-books, print on demand, online sales sites, the boom in mobile phones… new technologies are profoundly transforming the way texts circulate. …

Why is ‘qwerty’ on our keyboards?

We use the keyboards we use simply because they’re the ones we’ve always used. Is this the most efficient layout of letters? Hephzibah Anderson takes a look.<p>They may not be quite as superstitious as athletes, but authors regularly admit to having favourite writing spots and props that keep the …

Embracing Digital

As printed pages are increasingly traded in for digitized screens, the very basics of publishing are being turned on their heads. Jacket copy is now …

Revolution at <em>The Washington Post</em

<b>Is it an underhanded compliment</b> to be called the most innovative company in the newspaper business?<p><i>The Washington Post</i> will happily take it. In the …

7 Signs Your Book is “Professionally Published”

As the movement to self-publishing has grown, more authors are producing books that land on the bestseller lists, grab honors in book awards, and …

Flexible and Colorful Electronic Paper Promises a New Look for E-books

Plasmonic nanostructures and electrochromic polymers combine to create a display medium that consumes one-tenth of the energy consumed by today's …

Precisamos falar de Lean Publishing (Publicação Enxuta)

Todo livro é uma start-up. A Lean Publishing é uma abordagem aderente aos conceitos de Lean Startup e voltada à produção ágil de livros que pode se …

Book publishing: University presses adapt

Altmetric: 162<p>More detail<p>Books & Arts<p>Roger Schonfeld<p>Business<br>• Computer science<br>• Education<br>• Publishing<p>Roger Schonfeld analyses how the sector's scientific …

As definições de ‘Profissionais do livro’ foram atualizadas

As definições de ‘Profissionais do livro’ foram atualizadas<p>PublishNews, Camila Cabete, 13/07/2016<p>Para Camila Cabete, o profissional hoje precisa …

As coisas estão mais calmas no mercado editorial, mas sempre há mudanças

Entre as mudanças que estão acontecendo nas editoras nesta última década há um aumento na quantidade de pessoas dedicadas ao marketing e uma …

E-books e a leitura social

A leitura, mesmo quando feita de maneira solitária e em silêncio, sempre teve um componente social. Muito antes que o Twitter e o Facebook dessem as …

Responsive Design Best Practices

Responsive design is not a single technology but a set of techniques that allow web pages to serve the needs of both mobile and desktop users.<p>The …

Why Millennials Are Buying More Vinyl Records

The entertainment industry always loves a good comeback story, and music's latest resurgence is no exception. Despite an explosion in digital and streaming music — including Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora and Tidal — consumers are spending more money on vinyl records, and more vinyl buyers are …

London Briefcase 2016: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

At the upcoming London Book Fair (April 12–14), U.S. agencies will be buzzing about titles from such perennial bestsellers as Lisa Scottoline, Thomas …

Books

The 2016 streaming music state of the union

Streaming services were once decreed a death knell for the music business. But those very companies converged upon South by Southwest (SXSW) this …

Google just entered the race to build the future of media with a big new project called 'News Labs'

Now Google is entering the race with "News Lab," an effort led by Steve Grove to collaborate with entrepreneurs and journalists and "build the future of news." Grove says his global team will arm journalists with tools — such as Earth, YouTube, and Maps — and data for news stories.<p>Google Trends, …