We value transparency in the publishing community, and Nelson Literary Agency (NLA) has an annual tradition we like of revealing statistics on its previous year’s activity.
One of the workshops at Digital Book World (DBW) focused on research that Jellybooks’ Andrew Rhomberg is conducting on consumer reading patterns.
Here’s a collection of other interesting things we heard or that were reported by other outlets.
The last time we updated you on Barnes & Noble, Nook sales were 32 percent lower than the prior year.
After beginning an open sales process in fall 2015, Perseus Books Group has announced a deal with Hachette and Ingram, with the sale to close by the end of the month.
If you’re working in children’s books, some of the research offered at DBW via Dubit’s quarterly survey, Dubit Trends, is important for you to note.
This year’s DBW featured a popular speaker from outside the industry: Rand Fishkin of Moz.
Michael Cader of Publishers Lunch, arguably the foremost expert in reading the tea leaves of publishing industry data, offered DBW an overview of what we know and how we know it when it comes to print and ebook sales.