We spoke with Levithan about the success of the Hunger Games as an e-book, what's new and hot in transmedia, and why the reading experiences of the future may depend on how children consume content today.
We spoke with Restivo-Alessi about her early impressions of the book publishing industry, what she intends to do with digital at HarperCollins and why it's essential that publishers continue to take risks.
We sat down with Kobo executive vice president of content, sales and merchandising Michael Tamblyn to talk about Kobo’s international expansion, sharing reader data, why romance, science-fiction and fantasy are leading the way with e-books and why publishers should experiment more.
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.
We spoke with Perseus chief marketing officer Rick Joyce about discoverability, the most innovative marketing publishers are doing right now and what type of marketing just isn't working anymore for books.
When I first started at Digital Book World nearly seven months ago, Matt Mullin (our great community manager who has since moved on to Barnes & Noble) gave me a list of questions he liked to ask publishing people when he talked to them. To me, someone who had spent little time interacting with...
A decade ago, it would have been unthinkable for an author to self-publish their own work and distribute it to half a dozen of the leading bookstores. Today, tens of thousands of people are doing it. How things have changed. One of the people responsible for this revolution in publishing is Mark Coker, the...
Sourcebooks has been growing at a healthy clip in the past few years and has gotten a reputation as a cutting-edge publisher. We spoke with Sourcebooks CEO Dominique Raccah about using data in book publishing, Sourcebooks’s approach to e-book pricing and why it’s important to sell books directly to readers.
After years of lagging behind digital growth in the adult-trade book segment, children’s e-books posted 475% growth in January 2012 over January 2011, going from a $3.9 million-a-month business to a $22.6 million-a-month business in just a year. We spoke with Scholastic Media President Deborah Forte about the recent explosive growth in children’s e-books,...
Do you have to be a part of book publishing’s past to help invent its future? The infusion of technology into books has given technologists who may have not been veterans of the book business of old a foothold in the book business of the future. The best example might be Ellie Hirschhorn, executive...
We spoke with Callaway about being discovered by Steve Jobs, why he’s not souring on prospects for apps and building the publishing company of the future from the inside out.
Jeremy Greenfield | Digital Book World spoke with Ingram Content chairman John Ingram about the company’s growing digital revenues, hiring for the new digital landscape and why publishers should do more than “rearrange the deck chairs on the Titanic.”
Jeremy Greenfield | We spoke with Archer about why advances should go away, building franchises and publishing’s broken business model.
Jeremy Greenfield | We spoke with Hachette Digital senior vice president Maja Thomas about the ceiling on digital revenue growth, what Amazon might say about Bookish, and Hachette’s leaked digital manifesto.
Jeremy Greenfield | We sat down with Thomas Nelson CEO Mark Schoenwald to discuss HarperCollins, the importance of data, and growing digital revenues to 40% and beyond.
Jeremy Greenfield | Director of digital content sales for Wiley Peter Balis talks about the most exciting developments in digital publishing, the digital workforce of the future, and why he doesn’t use Twitter.
Jeremy Greenfield | Molly Barton has been promoted to the top digital post at Penguin. We sat down with her to discuss her new role, Book Country and the digital books landscape.
Jeremy Greenfield | Random House editorial director and transmedia producer Tricia Pasternak discusses digital books, why much transmedia is genre, and when a book is more than just a book.
Jeremy Greenfield | Ellora's Cave publisher Raelene Gorlinsky on digital workflow, the importance of pricing and why editors are like marines.