Over the weekend, I've made some great contacts at some small publishers to review EBooks occasionally. Since I've been doing book reviews for a few years now, I've lined up some accounts to review EBooks in the fiction and science fiction genres. I'm very excited as these are fresh and invigorating Authors! In the past, … Continue reading New Authors to Review
>From earlier in the month, http://www.PublishersWeekly.com stated At a meeting with publishers set for Wednesday morning, Borders Group will unveil its long-awaited restructuring plan, but unless it contains substantial new information, publishers are likely to remain skeptical about its chances for success. According to sources, Borders's conduct since it has filed for Chapter 11 has only … Continue reading Borders to Pitch Skeptical Publishers
>Borders Leaves Publishers Unimpressed, Pushes for Better Terms As reported in PW Daily yesterday, Borders was facing a skeptical publisher audience Wednesday when it presented its reorganization plan and by most accounts publishers came away unimpressed. One publisher said the restructuring plan is “filled with very optimistic assumptions. Very.” The meetings with the creditors committee … Continue reading Borders Leaves Publishers Unimpressed, Pushes for Better Terms
>Hopefully, this will help the beleaguered bookstore. by Judith Rosen , http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/financial-reporting/article/46427-borders-meets-with-publishers-over-terms-conference-call-set.html Ahead of a conference call set for Friday afternoon to give vendors an update on its business plan and restructuring, Borders merchandise executive have been in New York this week negotiating with publishers to resume direct shipments to the embattled chain. At present, Ingram is … Continue reading Borders Meets with Publishers Over Terms
>Random House Switches to Agency Model For E-book Sales Random House, Inc., the last of the big six houses still using the wholesale model for e-book sales, announced plans to adopt the agency model effective March 1 and the company has begun implementing the switch with accounts today. A Random House spokesperson said the company … Continue reading Random House Switches to Agency Model For E-book Sales
> Would you pay for subscription services on Google? http://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=BrickONeil&o=1&p=8&l=bpl&asins=B00426UL52&fc1=000000&IS2=1<1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifrFrom Associated Free Press: Google unveiled an online payment platform for publishers on Wednesday, a day after Apple launched a subscription service of its own for newspapers, magazines, music and video. Google will take a 10-percent share of revenue from subscriptions managed through "Google One Pass," … Continue reading Google woos publishers with new payment platform
> By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer – Tue Jan 11, 7:11 pm ET NEW YORK – For the second time in four months, the leadership has changed at the publisher of books by such authors as Sen. Edward Kennedy and Christopher Hitchens. Author-editor-producer Susan Lehman has been forced out as publisher of Twelve after taking over in September. Twelve is … Continue reading More turnover in the world of Publishing!