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Book Marketing Through Youtube

Why YouTube is a powerful, untapped resource for book marketing

Crime Fiction Is Finally Getting The Critical Respect It Deserves

Could a crime novel triumph for the second year in a row at the Man Booker Prize?

The Rise Of The Small Press On The Man Booker Shortlist

Could a Two-Person Press from Glasgow Win One of the Biggest Prizes in Literature?

Taking Book Search And Discovery To The Next Level

How are you helping consumers find the perfect book for their needs or interests?

Is Social Media Toxic To Writing?

What happens when a debut author won't join social media?

Book Descriptions That Sell!

Your book description is only as good as its opening line

Turn Your Author Website Up To 11 (with Bonus Content)

Your focus should shift toward encouraging readers to visit—and persuading readers who've visited to visit again

Fixing The Broken Experience Of Genre Fiction Retail Online

We still seem to be trying to fit digital readers into one singular mould when we think of innovation in book tech

How Open Road Uses Agile Marketing To Power Growth

How content and data-driven marketing have spurred new products, grown the book publisher's fanbase, and increased sales

A Bookworm's Tour Of Barcelona's Librerías

The Catalan capital may be more famous for Gaudí and tapas, but it has dozens of great bookshops, too

Big Data Is Coming To The Publishing Industry

Publishers are increasingly using big data to help them sell their book rights internationally

Time Management Tips For Busy Authorpreneurs

How can you write your next book if you now need to spend time on social media

The Hybrid Author: Everything You Need To Know

A hybrid author is an author who has titles published both independently and through a contract with a publishing house

What Writers Too Often Overlook: Having A Call To Action

What would I like to see happen as a result of publishing this piece?

The Neighborhood Bookstore's Unlikely Ally?

Heh ... The Internet

How To Celebrate National Poetry Day - With 6 Fantastic Resources

It's National Poetry Day in the UK on 6 October, and to celebrate, we've gathered together some wonderful ways to find out more about reading and writing poetry.

Are You A Push Marketer Or A Pull Marketer?

Hint: You want to be a Pull

Top 10 Books About Old Men

The demographics of literary heroes can be a bit depressing for anyone over a certain age

Big Data's Power To Innovate Content And Enhance Reader Engagement

Mining Data for Reader Insights

Niche Bookstores Find Their Way

Some seasoned niche stores are continuing to thrive

Does 'Belgravia' spell 'Success' in Book Apps?

Serial Dilemma

When Someone Else Wrote The Same Book As Me

One Story, Two Tellers

What Films And Books Reveal About Your Personality Type

Are you an aesthetic type, or are you cerebral?

Forward prize, backward reading: who grumbles if white writers win awards?

A Private Eye column has taken issue with the award going to a writer of colour again – as if it's inconceivable that talent alone could have got them there

Paula Hawkins: An Unexpected Ending To Writer's Dark Journey

The Girl on the Train was fired off by a London journalist and romcom author down on her luck, but it became a huge hit

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Adrian Greenwood's murder lifted the lid on the sinister world of antiquarian book dealing

The murder of the antiquarian bookseller Adrian Greenwood in Oxford in April was a particularly shocking and brutal one

Amazon Profit Misses Estimates And Its Outlook Disappoints

Amazon has reported a lower-than-expected third quarter profit as expenses rose, causing shares to tumble in after-hours trading

Some libraries deserve to close, says 'digital inclusion' charity

The Tinder Foundation argues that these amenities should not receive a 'get out of austerity free' card simply because they are libraries

F+W Media International launches trend-led SewandSo imprint

Leading niche category publisher F+W Media International will launch SewandSo as a new imprint in 2017. The new line will focus on books covering the top UK and global trends in the craft category

How To Succeed In The Book Business The Trump Way

Could his startling success at selling books translate into his own publishing empire?

Carole Blake Dies

Tributes paid to literary agent Carole Blake, who has passed away

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