English version here. ‚ÄěWie oft fragen Verleger ihre Praktikanten um Rat?‚Äú Sara Sargent von Penguin Random House warf die Frage provokativ und doch mit einem L√§cheln in ihrer Er√∂ffnungsrede am Publishers‚Äė Forum in Berlin ins Auditorium. Welche Gelegenheiten haben Buchmenschen, Neues zu lernen √ľber junge Zielgruppen, die nahtlos zwischen Lesen, Binge-Watching, Spielen, Chatten, SMSen und […]
What are book statistics good for: Why in times of change, having a road map is critical.
March 15, 2018 by ruediger
Publishers are challenged by declining book markets, a changing readership drifting away from books, as much as new competition from other content and formats – AND by the messy data that are available to build a realistic assessment of what is going on in the first place. And yet, book statistics are seen as a […]
The Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry 2017 now available as digital publication.
October 5, 2017 by ruediger
The¬†Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry, which has been updated every year since 2007, currently represents¬†50 companies¬†that each report revenues from publishing of over 150 m‚ā¨ (or 200 m US$). The Global Ranking for the first time is now available as a¬†PDF digital publication, which encompasses: A table ranking the global top¬†50 publishing ventures; Detailed […]