Charming readers â€“ by juggling with numbers. Invitation to a wild ride for publishers.
May 29, 2018 by ruediger
I peak over the shoulder of a well experienced trade publisher â€“ she, or he, may work in a mid-sized imprint of a major group, or in some independent or even a boutique house -, with a few screens at the desk, a pile of recent charts and market reports to the left, and a […]
Publishersâ€™ Forum 2018: Preliminary Agenda Now Online! Early Bird rate until February 15, 2018
February 13, 2018 by ruediger
“Beyond Publishing” is the motto at the Publishers’ Forum on April 26 and 27, 2018 in Berlin. Thinking beyond the traditional tailor-made publishing business stands at the core of the debate. As todayâ€™s consumers organize their entertainment and information needs from their smartphones, traditional publishers are facing a whole gamut of interdependent challenges. The preliminary […]
How is the business of books doing? A call to better share data and insights.
January 16, 2018 by ruediger
How is the book business doing? Throughout the industry, this is a popular question around this time of the year. Particularly in non-English language markets, I am often puzzled by the creativity in most answers, to avoid controversy, and find a good ending to any story around the thorny issue. When the Federation of European […]