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  • Benefits of an Automated Rights System

    Rights are often thought of as an ancillary component in publishing, and yet the ability of a publisher’s rights department to manage and administer its portfolio of licensing opportunities can result in significant extra annual revenue.

  • Infographic: The Most Instagrammed Book Covers

    OnBuy.com, a U.K. marketplace similar to eBay or OfferUp, searched Instagram and determined that the book cover most often appearing on the social media site was Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' with 181,000 posts.

  • Every Book Has a Market. Storiad Helps You Find It.

    The book marketing software platform provides publishers and authors with the tools to create customized marketing campaigns that reach reviewers and readers, boosting book sales. (Sponsored)

  • Novelists Ignite A Mighty Blaze in Response to Extinguished Book Tours

    Two novelists have partnered to build A Mighty Blaze, a initiative to promote other authors and their new books on social media.

  • Scribd Develops Snapshots

    Designed to improve discoverability, Scribd is offering original takes on nonfiction titles via Snapshots.

  • Artbook | D.A.P. Distribution Goes Global

    D.A.P. has enlisted a wide variety of new partners and representatives to expand its sales and distribution program across the world and extend its global reach.

  • Sun Shines on Texas Book Festival

    The Texas Book Festival was held October 28-29. It attracted more 40,000 people to see more than 300 authors in Austin. Unsurprisingly, authors who wrote about politics drew crowds at the event.

  • D.C. Metro Spotlight: BookTV Keeps Its Focus on Authors

    For 48 hours each weekend, C-SPAN’s BookTV gives readers nonstop access to authors appearing in public across the country. It's ramping up regional coverage too.

  • BISG Changes Governing Structure

    Among the proposed changes, which must be approved at the Book Industry Study Group’s annual meeting on September 25, is reducing the number of board members from 33 to 14.

  • Richard Nash and Emily Cook Unveil New Company

    The pair of publishing industry veterans have launched Cursor Marketing Services, which caters to international publishers distributing in the U.S.

  • Southern Novelist Plans Bourbon Soaked Book Tour

    Decatur Book Festival executive director Daren Wang's book tour for his debut novel has also become an excuse to seek out the best bourbon cocktail in the South.

  • From MOOC to Bestselling Book

    Professor Barbara Oakley's massive online open courses complement her books—and vice versa. Here's how.

  • Startup OptiQly in Collaboration with Ingram

    OptiQly, a marketing technology services startup provides “actionable intelligence for online retail.”

  • Indie Pub Debuts Audiodrama Promoting Books

    'Rewrites', a seven-episode audiodrama about a reality TV show which pits novelists against one another in a literary competition, will debut next week. Produced by the founders of the indie publisher Story Plant, the show was created to promote the house's books.

  • How 'Diary of an Oxygen Thief' Went from Self-Published Obscurity to Bestsellerdom

    The anonymous author of word-of-mouth hit 'Diary of an Oxygen Thief' created buzz for the book with a savvy marketing campaign.

  • New PRH Website Will Match Books with Current Events

    The new consumer-facing website from Penguin Random House pairs current events with relevant books from PRH as well as other publishers.

  • Rodale Books Launches Week-Long Online 'Greatness Summit'

    The health and wellness publisher has partnered with 'The School of Greatness' author Lewis Howes to offer free online content from 28 experts in subjects ranging from career to family to personal health.

  • PBS Beefs Up Book Programming

    After launching in November 2014, 'Book View Now,' the PBS show dedicated to all things books and publishing, is ramping up and diversifying its coverage of the industry.

  • Harlequin Teen Gets Creative on Social for 'Legacy of Kings'

    For 'Legacy of Kings,' the first book in Eleanor Herman’s new series, Harlequin Teen wanted to engage readers in a creative way. The result is something the publisher has dubbed a “digital oracle” that delivers nuggets of wisdom to readers via Twitter.

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