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How Authors Can Sell Books in Three Steps

How Authors Can Sell Books in Three Steps

When it comes to choosing a social media channel for marketing, how often do we consider the channel’s selling potential? If our marketing goal is to build loyal fans and sell more books, a social media channel’s ability to actually sell books should be at the top of the list. And when it comes...

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Andrew Rhomberg: How and Why We Measure a Book’s Audience

In his workshop at Digital Book World 2016 titled “Data-Smart Publishing,” Jellybooks Founder Andrew Rhomberg described the process by which his company measures reader analytics, and also explained why publishers should be paying more attention to this growing field. The problem, Rhomberg said, is that authors and publishers cannot effectively measure reader engagement. “We...

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New Routes to Reader Data

An alternative approach to the fee-based, aggregated user data retailers occasionally supply, kids and parents figuring out where ebooks fit, the year in review for publishing M&A, Amazon's latest crowdsourcing plans and much more.

Prudence, Partnerships and Three More Tips for Publishing Start-Ups

Start-ups are used to operating at breakneck speed, but even in the swiftly changing digital publishing landscape, slow and steady — at least in some areas — wins the race in the long-term. And according to leaders at three successful start-ups who made that case at a Digital Book World webcast earlier this week,...

Webcast: Five Success Factors of Publishing Start-Ups

Join us Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a webcast where you’ll learn what it takes to develop, launch and grow a successful publishing start-up in today’s marketplace. The ebook revolution opened up a wealth of opportunities for new publishing start-ups to disrupt and transform the book...

Why Publishers Should Partner With Start-ups

Publishers must partner with start-ups in order to speed innovation, Jellybooks founder Andrew Rhomberg said in a talk at Digital Book World 2014 in New York this morning. There are a number of challenges publishers face, according to Rhomberg, that are better confronted through strategic relationships with start-ups. A familiar one he cited is...

Ten Bold Predictions for Ebooks and Digital Publishing in 2014

It’s been another exciting year for the publishing industry – perhaps the most dynamic in the history of the business. Seeing as though 2013 is just about over, we’ve gathered more publishing experts to predict what extraordinary events are to come in book publishing in 2014. In the interest of being truly bold, we’re...

Discovery Start-up Jellybooks Launches Widgets for Publishers, Authors

[Press Release] Jellybooks launches discovery “Book Widgets” for authors, agents and publishers at Digital Publishing Xmas Fair Book discovery start-up announces deals with Faber Factory & Unbound Jellybooks is launching Book Widgets, a free tool to help authors, agents and publishers improve the online visibility of their books at the Digital Publishing Xmas Fair...