BigJump Rizzoli Winner already published in print

Only 4 months from the submission of the draft manuscript to the availability in bookshops of the final print edition. During a public event on June 23rd, Rizzoli unveiled the final winner of BigJump, the first literary award in Italy …

Simon & Schuster Creates New Global Ebook Strategy Position

Recognizing the global growth of ebooks as well as the significant U.S. ebook market, Simon & Schuster has created a new senior-level position dedicated to developing the publisher’s worldwide ebook business. Doug Stambaugh will fill the role as vice president …

Apple Unveils New, Smaller iPad, New iBooks; Will It Change the E-Book World?

Apple’s latest gizmo is something no one expected just over a year ago and could change the publishing industry. The iPad Mini is 0.68 lbs and has a 7.9 inch screen and will start at $329 for the 16-gigabyte, WiFi-only version. A 32GB version will cost $429 and a 64GB version will cost $529. The device will ship to consumers on Nov. 2 with pre-orders starting on Oct. 26.

Three Ways to Use Amazon to Sell More Books

For many publishers, Amazon is the No. 1 place where their books are sold. The massive online retailer is thought to have about two thirds of e-book sales market share and is considered the largest bookseller of any kind in the U.S. Here are three ways to maximize sales on Amazon.

Random House Promotes Four Senior VPs, Bolstering Digital

In a continuing effort to build its digital business, Random House has promoted four digital executives to senior executive positions. Milena Alberti, Amanda Close, Nihar Malaviya and Nina von Moltke have all been promoted to digital senior vice president positions roles at the company.

HarperCollins CMO Angela Tribelli: The Outsider

It might just take a publishing industry outsider to solve the current marketing challenges facing publishers. We spoke with Angela Tribelli, the new HarperCollins chief marketing officer who comes from outside the industry, about marketing analytics, the recent sales reorganization at HarperCollins, and why publishers need to think more like direct marketers.