Articles from October 2006

Three Easy Steps To Earning Money From Your Blog

October 9th, 2006 · 4 Comments

Last week, we link to an article with the grand plan of returning to the topic later that day. Days have a way of getting away from us. As do weeks. But we have been dwelling mentally on the subject, and woke up this morning ready to write about the all-important topic of making money […]

File Under: Back To Basics · Marketing For Introverts · Non-Traditional Publishing

How To Avoid The (Anti-DRM) Revolution

October 7th, 2006 · Comments Off on How To Avoid The (Anti-DRM) Revolution

As most of you know, a little Book Fair is happening right now in Frankfurt. What happens there will likely stay there, and much of the news trickling out of the event seems to indicate that the conference has a bit of a “same time, next year” feel to it. Especially when it comes to […]

File Under: The Future of Publishing

Ranting and Raving, Harlequin Style

October 5th, 2006 · 9 Comments

This week, the hot publishing news comes from Torstar: Harlequin will be cutting about 4% of its global workforce. This is a result of, yes, declining sales. And this, by the way, has been an ongoing theme for a few years. Harlequin, the world’s leader in romance fiction, is not selling books in sufficient numbers. […]

File Under: The Business of Publishing

How Not To Start A Book Club

October 3rd, 2006 · 3 Comments

Possibly one of the most fascinating things going on this week (yes, back from vacation and ready to go) is the story of Borders and its online book club. After sitting on the sidelines for about ten years, the retail giant has decided it’s about time to go with a little book club love. Alas, […]

File Under: Books/Mags/Blogs