Content is no longer king. Here are 5 things that are.

Content is no longer king. Here are 5 things that are.

This is a guest post by Nick Robinson. Nick has worked in ELT publishing since 2004 and in 2012 he founded the world’s first ELT author representation agency. He is the Co-founder of the IATEFL Materials Writing Special Interest Group (MaWSIG) and ELTjam.

Frankfurt Survival Guide

Frankfurt Survival Guide

It’s that time of year again when the publishing world heads off to Frankfurt for a few days of meetings, parties and other shenanigans. The move to hall 6 this year is bound to throw some seasoned publishing-types off-balance, so we thought it was a good opportunity to ask some experts for their advice on how […]

Let’s make books live forever [OPINION]

Let’s make books live forever [OPINION]

This is a guest blog from Titash Neogi on why we should take responsibility for keeping books popular. Titash has 10 years of experience in equal mixes of technical product management, consumer-internet user-behaviour, code jockeying, user experience design and startup team building. He also developed BookMachine Connect.

The next 5 years of publishing: the future of reading and content consumption – part 1 [OPINION]

The next 5 years of publishing: the future of reading and content consumption – part 1 [OPINION]

In the run up to Publishing: the next 5 years, BookMachine will be featuring a number of opinions about what might be next for the industry. This is a guest blog from Titash Neogi. Titash has 10 years of experience in equal mixes of technical product management, consumer-internet user-behaviour, code jockeying, user experience design and […]

The next 5 years of publishing: jetpacks and hoverboards [OPINION]

The next 5 years of publishing: jetpacks and hoverboards [OPINION]

In the run up to Publishing: the next 5 years, BookMachine will be featuring a number of opinions about what might be next for the industry. This is a guest blog from Lottie Chase. Lottie is the Sales Manager of Legend Press, a publisher passionate about championing new and high-profile authors and ensuring the book […]

Malleable Models: The real effects of the digital revolution on business

Malleable Models: The real effects of the digital revolution on business

This is a guest post from Jasmin Kirkbride. Jasmin is a regular blogger for BookMachine and Editorial Assistant at Periscope Books (part of Garnet Publishing). She is also a published author and you can find her on Twitter @jasminkirkbride World-famous travel and maps bookshop Stanfords has announced that, alongside books, they will now be offering […]

Towing the Line: Banned books and YA fiction

Towing the Line: Banned books and YA fiction

The Office of Intellectual Freedom (OIF), an arm of the American Library Association (ALA), recently released the list of the most banned books in the US during 2014. It’s an annual report, but what’s surprising is that, year upon year, these lists increasingly contain YA and Children’s titles.

Mobile Reading: Why it Matters

Mobile Reading: Why it Matters

This is a guest blog post by Nancy Brown. Nancy is currently managing Worldreader’s content acquisition in Southeast Asia by working with publishers and authors who are interested in extending their reach to global audiences.  Last April, UNESCO released its study Reading in the Mobile Era. The study looked at the reading habits and preferences […]

Coder Generation: Building digital skills doesn’t have to be scary

Coder Generation: Building digital skills doesn’t have to be scary

The digital revolution might seem like a challenge to us now, but there’s a whole new generation of digital natives that will be coming into the jobs market over the next decade, for whom coding, apps and mobile technology are as natural as breathing.

Climbing out of the Buzzword Trap

Climbing out of the Buzzword Trap

This is a guest post from Jasmin Kirkbride. Jasmin is a regular blogger for BookMachine and Editorial Assistant at Periscope Books (part of Garnet Publishing). She is also a published author and you can find her on Twitter @jasminkirkbride Last year, it was all about ‘disruption’, this year it’s all about ‘pivoting’. Buzzwords are a […]