Tag Archives: Ebooks

Week in Review – 9th June

With love of books, business development and innovation, for the purpose of sharing (and caring), here are the key trends and latest industry information from this week:

  • Face It – Social Media Is Not The Answer To Customer Engagement – Smart Company
  • ‘Fearless Fox’ Finds Funds: Shoes of Prey Now Well Heeled – The Age
  • Four Lessons Once-Rejected but Now-Famous Books Can Teach Us about Social Media – Business 2 Community
  • Frontier Women – The Sydney Morning Herald
  • Despite Growing Trend, Publishing Experts Still Frown Upon Self-Published Books – Highbrow Magazine
  • 5 Things to Consider Before Self Publishing Your Book – Mashable
  • 10 Steps to Ebook Success – Huffington Post
  • How to be an Ebook Superstar – The Guardian
  • 20 Creative & Stylish Postcard Designs – Feedgrids
  • Twitter Co-Founder to Publish Life Lessons in Old Media – Reuters
  • What Does a Publishing Contract Cover – Rachelle Gardener

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: ROCHELLE STONE IS THE MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA AND PUBLISHING SPECIALIST AT BAREFOOT BASICS – WORKING WITH SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS, SOLOPRENEURS AND SELF-PUBLISHED AUTHORS ACROSS THE SUNSHINE COAST, BRISBANE, SYDNEY, CAMPBELLTOWN AND WOLLONGONG REGIONS.

Week In Review – 6th May

With love of books, business development and innovation, for the purpose of sharing (and caring), here are the key trends and latest industry information from this week:

  • Beam raises Bethenny Frankel’s Skinnygirl, makes Her a ‘Lady’ – Forbes
  • Dymocks’ annual list of the 101 best books as voted by the Australian public is out – News.com.au
  • Paramount takes a hit out on a Godfather Novel – ew.com
  • How to make your customers love you – Marketing Mag
  • Renewing your publishing contracts – SEQ Legal
  • Model turned agent , a runway success – brisbanetimes.com.au
  • Hyperlink launches blog to book – Forbes.com
  • Melbourne Story: Mark Rubbo – Herald Sun
  • Are ebooks really the future of writing? – Cumberland Newspapers
  • Barnes & Noble shares skyrocket 50% post Microsoft eInvestment – Forbes
  • Romance and rodeos rule as rural readers turn to ‘Chick Lit’ – SMH
  • The wonderful world of women bloggers – Newcastle Herald
  • Oxford student Samantha Shannon dubbed the ‘new J.K. Rowling’ – News.com.au

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Insight, Genius with a Dash of Controversy…

The Publishing Industry is undergoing constant change, innovators from small beginnings are making large steps forward by building their business model outside the square.

All with a little hint of controversy…

(No doubt a growing list)