book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Tuesday 30th September

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About Booktrade.info

Amazon Publishing: Authors Are Customers

Posted at 8:33AM Friday 11 Apr 2014

When book publishers consider their customers, historically, they were stores that retailed books. As of recently, with the distance between publisher and reader now measured in electrons, readers have entered the mix as customers publishers relate with regularly. And with the rise of self-publishing, giving the competition for content from authors a new dimension, publishers have intensified their efforts to woo new authors and retain old ones.

Amazon Publishing, the relatively new house owned and operated by the world's largest bookseller of the same name, is taking that last point to a whole new level.

Digital Book World




Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more


Search the news archive:
 






More Feature Items

Literate Sunday
www.mhpbooks.com

Williamsburg dive bar is home to mostly-secret writer's workshop/literary social club/email list

The Mysterious Fall And Rise Of The Arab Crime Novel
www.aljazeera.com

Why are gentleman-thieves and murder mysteries making a comeback in Arabic popular fiction?

UK Publishing Crowd Gathers In London To Discuss Self-publishing
publishingperspectives.com

What you want from it depends on you

Steal This E-book
www.nytimes.com

Does buying a book once means you deserve to own it in all forms, regardless of the medium

Seven Literary New York Film Festival Highlights
www.wordandfilm.com

New York Film Festival kicks off its fifty-second year with its characteristic mix of big-deal premieres and artistically challenging fare from around world

Nobel Prize Countdown
www.complete-review.com

So what are the current odds?

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Literary Lions Unite In Protest Over Amazon's E-book Tactics
  2. Ellora's Cave Sues Dear Author Book Blog For Defamation
  3. UK Publishing Crowd Gathers In London To Discuss Self-publishing
  4. Top Author Martina Cole On Tour To Champion Reading For Pleasure
  5. Andrew Wylie: Amazon & The 'End Of Literary Culture In America'
  6. Gone Girl Unleashes Battle Of The Sexes At New York Film Festival
  7. Stephen Fry Seeking Digital Makers For Global YourFry Storytelling Project
  8. Dannie Abse, Welsh Poet And Author, Dies Aged 91
  9. Lee Child's Take On Taking On Amazon
  10. Sainsbury's Solidifies Publishing Presence