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Publishing Contracts - Understanding Reserve for Returns
Monday, Jan 7, 2008 | 2 Comments

I had a conversation with an author recently about the Reserve line on his royalty statement, and thought other authors might benefit from a quick primer.
Books sold to most resellers - stores like Barnes and …

The Book Proposal: Tips for Writing a Winning Book Proposal
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2007 | 3 Comments

You will find quite a bit about writing winning book proposals on this site - but you wont find them all in one place. All the posts are tagged book-proposal, but I thought it …

Wiley Ranked in Top 20 Best Publishers
Tuesday, Oct 9, 2007 | No Comment

The October 2007 issue of Book Business Magazine features a cover story on the best publishing houses as ranked by their employees. While Random House takes the top honors, my publisher John Wiley & …

John Wiley & Sons 10-Q Released
Monday, Sep 10, 2007 | No Comment

My publisher, John Wiley & Sons, released its 10-Q today.
Revenue for the first quarter of fiscal year 2008 of $388.6 million increased 48% from $263.4 million in the prior year’s first quarter, or 46% …

Insights on blog marketing for book publishers, social networking, e-newsletters and more
Friday, Apr 20, 2007 | No Comment

Book Business Extra has an interesting interview with staff from Christian publisher Baker Publishing Group who discuss some of their online and social network marketing tactics.
No big surprises in their strategy, but clearly they understand …

Wiley’s Blackwell Becomes World’s First CarbonNeutral Publisher
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2007 | One Comment

Blackwell, acquired by John Wiley & Sons in February has become the world’s first CarbonNeutral publisher.
In order to neutralize the unavoidable CO2 produced by Blackwell Publishing’s activities we are supporting a range of Offset …