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DBW: Price Promotions, Direct-to-Consumer, Global Publishing

The evolution of ebooks into a mature market in the US was evident on the second day of DBW last Thursday, as the focus turned to nuanced questions of how to boost sales of titles in a crowded marketplace, as well as publisher experiments in selling direct to consumers or…

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Real Data On Print Sales In the eBook Era -- And the eBook Plateau

With overall ebook sales for most publishers at a point of stasis for now, the Digital Book World conference commissioned Jonathan Nowell at Nielsen Book to provide a closer look at how the rise of ebooks has affected what sells in print form. A number of Nielsen's data points stand…

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DBW: It's Almost Here

If you're still getting around to finalizing your plans for this week's big Digital Book World events, here is the registration link to use to still secure a 10 percent discount off the posted individual conference and Total Access Pass ticket prices. (And remember that onsite prices starting tomorrow will…

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Free, and One More Chance to Save

As we noted earlier in the week, in advance of Tuesday's packed Publishers Launch Kids conference we have a free PDF with background essays on three of the topics to be explored in more depth at the show (including the first part of Play Collective's data on the ereading habits…

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Launching with Kids, Then the World

Just as children's and YA sales led the industry last year, next week's big conferences start with our one-day Publishers Launch Kids conference, the opening event of Digital Book World, on January 13. For the fourth year in a row, Launch Kids is the biggest professional event specifically for children's…

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The Biggest Show of the Year

Convening next week from January 13 through January 15 at the New York Hilton, Digital Book World is certainly the biggest show of this new year and given our best-ever lineup of speakers, it could stand for a while as the year's premier conference. Right before the holiday break we noted…

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Filling Out the Main Stage

We continue to confirm a few final speakers for next months' Digital Book World, including Penguin Random House Children's president and publisher Barbara Marcus and Nielsen Book president Jonathan Nowell joining us at the opening day's Publishers Launch Kids show. Notably, filling the last main stage keynote slot is Apple's…

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More Speakers, Last Day for Early Pricing for Digital Book World

We're continuing to fill a few more great speakers for our January shows, with top executives Barbara Marcus at Penguin Random House Children's and Jonathan Nowell at Nielsen joining the roster for Publishers Launch Kids on January 13, and a highly notable keynoter joining us on the main stage at Digital…

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People, Etc.

Founder and former ceo of Quercus Mark Smith will join Bonnier Publishing as ceo of fiction, for both adult and children's books. His company Zaffre Publishing is being absorbed into the group, for "an undisclosed fee." The Zaffre business will be expanded, focusing on women’s fiction, romance, historical fiction, crime, thrillers, science fiction, fantasy, horror and fiction…

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The Biggest DBW Yet

My Publishers Launch Conferences partner Mike Shatzkin, who serves as program chair of the Digital Book World Conference, has his own long overview of the thinking behind the dozens of panels and keynotes scheduled for the January event. Everyone involved works hard to make the event better each year, and…

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