In 2018, advertising spend matched the level of time that consumers spent on their desktop and mobile devices.
The Hot Sheet Index reviewed the top trends for Q1 for 2019. Online retail saw a 12.4 percent growth during Q1 of 2019.
News The New York Times reports on Amazon’s counterfeit book (and product) problem. Amazon still takes a “hands-off approach,” intervening typically when customers complain. Read David Streitfeld. Here is Amazon’s response, notable for its length and detail.  . . . This content is only available to Hot Sheet subscribers who pay for archive access. Login if you are an … Read more
The latest surveys from the UK reiterate downward trends in writers’ earnings. ALLi called for including self-publishing
Struggle by authors to address the 2012 Canadian Copyright Modernization Act isn’t over, but it’s reached a new inflection point.
It’s interesting to see what’s being presented by publishers and agents to producers in settings like the Cannes Festival.
With help from OverDrive, it’s now possible for anyone to identify the most popular (but less well-known) ebooks based on library lending.
Publishing insiders see continued focus on psychological suspense and a resurgence of interest in rom-com and horror.