British indie author Jane Steen examines the impact of Amazon's imprints on the categories targeted by her self-published novels and learns interesting lessons
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Gang abseiled into a warehouse and stole rare books
They escaped with more than 160 books, many from the 15th and 16th Centuries, that were being stored in a warehouse near Heathrow before being flown to the United States.
Pro-Tip: Keep Your Storefront Flexible
By Rod Edwards | on January 25, 2017 | When you were deciding what the initial layout of your store was going to look like, you probably took a lot of time and effort to envision where everything would go and the type of presentation your storefront would make. You knew where every shelf, every rack and every register would call it’s home Now, you may be discovering that you need a little more room. Product focus has changed and new types of merchandise demand a different type of presentation. Depending on the types of events that you have scheduled in your store, it can get crowded quickly. Whether it’s a book signing, board game night, or a big TCG pre-release event, we often find ourselves wishing that we had more room. That’s…
the 7 magic reasons children love little golden books
The 7 magic reasons children love Little Golden Books Today is National Mother Goose Day! Mother Goose was one of the first 12 Little Golden Books released in 1942. I want to share the 7 magical reasons children love Little Golden Books. 1 This Little Golden Book belongs to On the inside cover of every book is that special page. The page that made us want to learn how to write our own name. The page that made the book our own! Once our name was in it, it was ours! It is no secret that little ones want to have something that is just for them. Courtesy Penguin Random House 2 Seeing the trademarked golden spine tells children that it is something they can read. Moms and dad flip through magazines during…
Free Comic Book Day: What is it?
Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May. It's an International Event that celebrates comic books and the local comic shops that provide them to thei...
How to Give a Book Reading: A Bashful Author's Guide
Giving a book reading? Here’s how to do it right! By Melodie Campbell It’s a fact: when I read from my work in public, I sell books. When I don’t read, I don’t sell. This may seem obvious. If you are not on the New York Times bestseller list, then many of the people in …
How Are Reboots Changing The Way Shows Handle Series Finales?
With the possibility of a reboot growing larger for TV shows, many showrunners are adjusting the way they think of a 'series finale'. Subscribe to ►► ...
3D Printing: Where are we and what is next?
3D Printing: Where are we and what is next? Alshakim Nelson, University of Washington In the last 5 years, 3D printing has re-emerged into the spotlight. The first…
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