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News Roundup: CLC’s Take Note trials in other shops; Dernier Publishing News; eBooks for Indies; and more…

News Roundup: CLC’s Take Note trials in other shops; Dernier Publishing News; eBooks for Indies; and more…

A ROUNDUP of news & views from the Christian booktrade. This time around: CLC’s instore magazine, Take Note, trials in other shops; Dernier Publishing’s latest newsletter; eBooks for Indies as Kobo strikes a deal with the Booksellers Association; Mark Stibbe’s “Opening the Father’s Presents” placed on hold by Authentic; A bright and shiny new Website for Alban Books; and good news for children’s writers & publishers: parents & kids prefer print over ebooks… Continue reading

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Good News as CWR appoint Roger Compton and extend ebooks range

CONGRATULATIONS TO CWR on their recent appointment of Roger Compton as their UK Retail Merchandiser for dated, seasonal and core titles — and congratulations to Roger himself, too, of course! In a Trade Announcement posted in the Christian Authors, Booksellers and Publishers facebook group last week (Wednesday 26th October), Eddie Olliffe wrote: CWR is pleased to inform … Continue reading

eBook sales and digital reader update

From January 24 – 26, the Publishing Industry will gather in New York for the Digital Book World Conference to debate the new technologies. I really wish I was going but, like me, you can follow it on Twitter during the coming week. As Christians in this industry, we simply cannot ignore such immense changes … Continue reading

eBook Sales – Weighing up the Digital Impact

Phil Groom was kind enough to invite me to cross-post from my personal blog where I have taken a periodic interest in the rise of the eBook. I’m fascinated by the explosive potential of their impact in our small niche within the wider book trade. Digital is clearly not going away but somehow it doesn’t quite … Continue reading