Ebooks Way Too Cheap?

One content pricing consultant’s analysis, taking the tally of best-selling ebooks, estimating Kindle ebook sales, Hachette appoints a new executive editor and more.

Q&A: 250 Words Editors on the New Site’s Launch and Goals

Earlier this month, Simon & Schuster launched 250 Words, a website dedicated to the world of business books. The site features reviews and encourages discussion about all aspects of business book reading, writing and publishing—not just those published by Simon …

Internet Boom Means More Avid Users

New data on mobile and internet users in emerging nations, another angle on the Author Earnings report, Simon & Schuster’s strong 2013 finish, rethinking start-ups and the editorial process and much more.

Jim Cramer: Wall Street Hates Book Publishers

  CBS Corp. is a great stock, said author, entrepreneur and stock-picker Jim Cramer, famous for his television show Mad Money, speaking at Digital Book World 2014 in New York. Why do investors believe in the Simon & Schuster parent …

Simon & Schuster Launches New Science-Fiction Imprint, Simon451

[Press Release] SIMON451: NEW SCIENCE FICTION IMPRINT AT SIMON & SCHUSTER New York, N.Y., January 14, 2014 –Simon & Schuster’s adult trade imprint announced today that it will launch a new imprint called Simon451, dedicated to publishing literary and commercial …

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 going to start with the boldest predictions first. Enjoy.

Baker & Taylor to Sell Simon & Schuster Ebooks to Schools

[Press Release] Baker & Taylor’s Axis 360 in Pilot with Simon & Schuster to Make eBook Titles Available to School Customers – Pilot provides selected content for classrooms and school library use – Baker & Taylor, the world’s largest distributor …

Simon & Schuster Releases New Interactive Shakespeare App

Related: Sourcebooks Wants to Reinvent Shakespeare With The Shakesperience  [Press Email] Simon & Schuster is thrilled to share that Folger Shakespeare Library and Luminary Digital Media have recently launched an interactive app that will forever change the way people—particularly students …

Amazon to Indie Bookstores: Join Us

Much more on Amazon Source, the future of the ebook industry (and why it’s hard to plan for), using “social proof” to sell more books, the possible demise of Small Demons and more!

Simon & Schuster Rolls Out Redesigned Websites

[Press Release] SIMON & SCHUSTER SITES ADOPT RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN FOR BETTER READER EXPERIENCE ACROSS MOBILE DEVICES AND ALL PLATFORMS Launches Fully Redesigned Sites for Domestic and International Units Simon & Schuster Digital is pleased to announce that, with the …

Simon & Schuster Launches Pilot to Sell Ebooks Into Classrooms

Simon & Schuster joins Hachette and Random House in going after the elementary, middle and high-school ebook market. The large publisher has launched pilots with four educational book distributors — Booksource, Follett, Mackin Educational Resources and Perma-Bound — to sell …

Simon & Schuster and Barnes & Noble Resolve ‘Business Issues’

Simon & Schuster and Barnes & Noble have resolved their “outstanding business issues” according to a short statement from the companies: Barnes & Noble and Simon & Schuster today announced that they have resolved their outstanding business issues.  Both parties …

Simon & Schuster Makes Series of Promotions in Canada

Kevin Hanson, president of Simon & Schuster Canada has been given the added title of publisher and the company will acquire and develop domestic authors. As a result, Hanson has announced a number of promotions: As part of the expansion …

Simon & Schuster Creates New ‘Integrated Marketing’ Position

[Press Release] GAIL GONZALES JOINS SIMON & SCHUSTER AS DIRECTOR OF INTEGRATED MARKETING Gail Gonzales has joined Simon & Schuster in the newly created role of Director of Integrated Marketing, reporting to Liz Perl, Senior Vice President, Marketing. Gonzales will …