Amazon’s stock market fall reminds us why self-publishers take a big risk with exclusivity

Amazon’s own books are quietly taking over the site – or so runs a headline in Quartz, which tells us, Last year Amazon Publishing put out 1,552 books across its 15 imprints. It’s a telling point that Amazon’s imprints rarely make an impact in the print charts – even on Amazon – but do disproportionately Read More …

UK print advertising revenue rises, bucking a 7 year trend

Just in from the Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report is news that print display ad revenue for national UK newspapers has gone up for the first time in seven years. While this refers to newspaper and magazine advertising other formats are also seeing a revival, with ramifications for the book publishing industry as publishers big and small need to Read More …