Bookseller blogs http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/rss.html bookseller blogs en Selling solution http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/selling-solution.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Short Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ri9chard Stenlake explains how bookshops and libraries can work together</p> </div> </div> </div> <p> Following the coverage of how both the<a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/news/ba-urges-libraries-not-compete-bookshops.html"> library and bookselling sectors might work closer together </a>going forward, it struck me there is an obvious solution to the problems of both libraries and booksellers.</p> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 16/04/2014 - 17:24</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/selling-solution.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/selling-solution.html#comments blogs Home Richard Stenlake Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:26:47 +0000 richardstenlake 234477 at http://www.thebookseller.com Don't ditch the r.r.p. http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/dont-ditch-rrp.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Short Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Dinah Anderson explains why r.r.p.s can help independent bookshops</p> </div> </div> </div> <p> The removal of publisher r.r.p.s from book jackets is regularly offered as a panacea to halt the decline in independent bookshop numbers now that the book market is ever more dominated by Amazon and supermarkets with expansionist ideas, but I would like to argue that this is a simplistic solution and forward a case for the retention of r.r.p.s on book jackets&mdash;indeed, even make a plea for them to be less apologetically small.</p> <p> <strong>Price parity</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 16/04/2014 - 17:15</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/dont-ditch-rrp.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/dont-ditch-rrp.html#comments blogs Dinah Anderson Home Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:18:29 +0000 dinahanderson 234475 at http://www.thebookseller.com Student Blog: The new publishing models http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/student-blog-new-publishing-models.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Short Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>James McCall talks about the future of publishing models</p> </div> </div> </div> <p> Skunkworks? Freemium? Service with distinction?</p> <p> It is still the case that no one is in a position to say which trade publishing business models will be profitable going forward. Yet with old models under threat, publishers are developing a range of new business models and ways of working.</p> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 16/04/2014 - 16:28</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/student-blog-new-publishing-models.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/student-blog-new-publishing-models.html#comments blogs Home James McCall student blog Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:36:27 +0000 jamesmccall 234473 at http://www.thebookseller.com Taking a global view http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/taking-global-view.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Short Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Sophie Rochester talks about the benefits of international perspective on the book trade.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p> The winners of the inaugural <a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/news/malaysias-fixi-wins-international-industry-awards.html">London Book Fair International Book Industry Excellence Awards</a> were announced during the London Book Fair, and in the category of &lsquo;British Council International Digital Publishing Entrepreneur of the Year Award&rsquo;, an award for those pushing the boundaries of digital publishing, seven international young entrepreneurs battled it out for the winning place.</p> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 16/04/2014 - 15:58</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/taking-global-view.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/taking-global-view.html#comments blogs Home Sophie Rochester Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:07:10 +0000 sophie@sophierochester.co.uk 234471 at http://www.thebookseller.com Play it again, LBF http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/play-it-again-lbf.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Short Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Bookseller editor Philip Jones argues for the strength of the book trade</p> </div> </div> </div> <p> The book business is in a good place. The market reveals it; the London Book Fair reflected it; The Bookseller chronicles it&mdash;daily and weekly. Now we just need to demonstrate it to the outside world.</p> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-publication-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 15/04/2014 - 14:29</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/play-it-again-lbf.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/play-it-again-lbf.html#comments blogs Home Philip Jones Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:32:13 +0000 philip.jones@bookseller.co.uk 233828 at http://www.thebookseller.com