Tagged: sales

It's time for publishers to get serious about metadata

Last month Pan Macmillan appointed its first dedicated metadata manager. Here she explains why metadata should be high on every publisher's agenda - and her... Read more

#FutureChat recap: Multi-track issues

Friday (22nd August) after our good #FutureChat exchange about the recent protests of Amazon's negotiating tactics, one of our FutureBook community members noticed that the... Read more

Achieving all the sales in the world | @Tom_Chalmers

Earlier in the year, I listened to a panel of major publisher CEOs point to their company’s attempts to grow sales, mainly digital, in new... Read more

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Amazon is not a miracle cure for obscurity

Fellow self-publisher and Futurebook blogger Walter Ellis writes about the problems that authors face promoting their books to the reading public . He's right that... Read more

In search of a happy ending

Recent news and analysis of publishing has made me wonder if the book business is hoping for its own ‘happy ending’. This happy ending looks... Read more

25 ways to generate better online book sales:

After almost 3 years back in publishing - returning from ecommerce (Borders.co.uk) - I’ve discovered that there are masses of opportunities for publishers to improve... Read more

Q & A with Joe Bluhm, lead artist on the Morris Lessmore iPad app

If you aren't familiar with The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore iPad app , I highly recommend you download it. The developers Moonbot... Read more

E-book bestseller chart with prices: 13th June 2011

Philip Stone, Charts Expert: Karen Slaughter's direct-to-digital ebook exclusive, The Unremarkable Heart, climbs to the top of this week's eBestseller list thanks to solid Kindle... Read more

E-book bestseller chart with prices: 7th June 2011

Philip Stone, charts expert: "Britain's Got Talent" judge Michael McIntyre's memoir, Life and Laughing, second only to Stephen Fry's The Fry Chronicles as the bestselling... Read more

E-book bestseller chart with prices 4th May 2011

Philip Stone, charts expert: Michel Faber's The Crimson Petal and the White tops this week's e-book charts thanks to its recent four-part TV adaptation hitting... Read more

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