Content Strategy

What Can Publishers Learn From a VC?

Having been through two funding rounds with a company in publishing, I actually think publishers and venture capitalists (VCs) have more in common than you would think: Both find a project (book/company) that they believe they can add value to and agree on appropriate terms. Often this is at a very early stage in...

Discoverability Tools and the Writer’s “Fight for Time”

The feedback and chatter from this week’s DBW Discoverability and Marketing Conference (including this post from Porter Anderson) is positive—if for no other reason than the conference exists. Any time publishing minds gather to specifically focus on better ways to connect great books with interested readers, that certainly has to be seen as an...

The Publishing Mind Shift

The Publishing Mind Shift The biggest change in publishing is under our control—if we allow it. It is our own mind shift in how we approach things. This video was shared with me by a student in a publishing course. What she gets that many established publishing professionals seem to struggle with is how...

DBW Weekly Roundup: 12/3/10

The most interesting news, commentary and tweets related to publishing that you may have missed, from all over the digital book world.

DBW Weekly Roundup: 7/23/10

The most interesting news, commentary and tweets related to publishing that you may have missed, from all over the digital book world.