dbw

DBW, digital book world conference

DBW Conference Focuses on Solutions and Opportunities for Publishers

Digital Book World’s Conference Program, Jan. 17 – 19 in N.Y.C., Focuses on Key Solutions and Opportunities for Publishers and Their Partners NEW YORK (Oct. 24, 2016) — The 8th Annual Digital Book World (DBW 2017), Jan. 17 – 19, 2017 in N.Y.C., will present fresh content on key topics, real-world solutions and opportunities...

digital book world, dbw, digital book world conference, book publishing, digital

Ted Hill Discusses the Revamped DBW Conference

Your recent article “The Best Way to Keep Your Job in Book Publishing” drew a lot of interest and highlighted the importance of the publishing industry conference, saying it’s the one opportunity for busy professionals to put aside the day-to-day grind and open up their minds to new ideas. With all the websites and...

DBW, digital book world conference

5 Questions for Ted Hill, Chair, DBW Conference

Your recent article “The Best Way to Keep Your Job in Book Publishing” drew a lot of interest and highlighted the importance of the publishing industry conference, saying it’s the one opportunity for busy professionals to put aside the day-to-day grind and open up their minds to new ideas. With all the websites and...

book publishing, dbw, digital book world conference

The Best Way to Keep Your Job in Book Publishing

Very early in my career in book publishing, I worked under the direction of an individual who was a ferocious and diligent networker. It was a terrifying experience. I can still vividly recall how thoroughly impressed (and dismayed) I was by her skills. This was my second job in subsidiary rights, as an associate...

ebooks, libraries, overdrive

Celebrate International Read an Ebook Day Today

Ebooks provide a simple way to give readers instant access to what they want to read. And to celebrate digital reading, Overdrive is hosting its annual international Read an Ebook Day today, September 16. Throughout the day, readers have a chance to win a tablet by sharing what they’re reading, pictures of what they’re...

DBW, digital book world conference

Get Ahead in 2017 with New Skills, Data and Insights

Think of the reimagined DBW 2017 as your go-to resource for all the information you’ll need to inform and drive your publishing plan. This year’s programming goes beyond the hypothetical and deep into the skills and information you’ll need to have a successful, forward-thinking strategy for the coming year. The final schedule is still...

dbw, digital book world conference, digital book world

DBW Conference Announces New Tracks, Conference Captains for 2017

Digital Book World announced today the breakdown of its new programming for DBW 2017, the eighth installment of the industry conference, which will take place January 17-19 in New York. DBW 2017 will feature four tracks spread over the first two days of the conference: Editorial Acquisitions + Development, Production + Distribution, Marketing + Sales,...

Digital Book World

DBW Readership Survey: We Need Your Help!

We at Digital Book World appreciate your readership and strive to make this website as informative and useful to the publishing community as possible. That’s why we’re turning to you, our community members, to get your insights into how we can improve. Are we doing a good job? Why do you come to the...

500th DBW Expert Blog Post!

This is the 500th DBW Expert Publishing Blog post. Anti-climactic, I know, but here we are. In about 600 days (including weekends), we’ve had roughly 75 different folks from all over the ebook publishing landscape voice their opinions, ask questions and even sometimes break news. That’s about five posts every six days. In that...

Announcing Digital Book World 2014: DBW Readies for 5th Anniversary Event

[press Release] Digital Book World Readies for 5th Anniversary Event Organizers tout top speakers, exclusive partnership programs, and specialized tracks NEW YORK – September 20, 2013 – Digital Book World, the leading industry event in digital publishing strategy, has released select preview program details and opened registration for their January 13-15, 2014 event taking place...

Authors Among Us: The Problem Writ Larger

  The London-based literary agent Jonny Geller at Curtis Brown on Friday posted An Agent’s Manifesto at TheBookseller site in the UK. From his post: We publishing professionals are the ones who bear the risk—agents with time; publishers with investment; retailers with space. Authors risk only their whole life, self-esteem and their babies. In...

Open Sorcery: Letting the Authors In

  Yes, another journalist in your face. And I’ve been making a lot of noise lately about the relationship of authors to what I call the “publishing core.” The core is the business. The publishing companies and their satellites — those agents, editors, designers, developers, and Pret a Manger servers whose daily labors lie...