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Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content
Acquisitions

Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content

A deal that underscores the Internet retailer's broader ambition of becoming a media and entertainment powerhouse.
Should You Self-Publish or Commercially Publish Your Book?
Books

Should You Self-Publish or Commercially Publish Your Book?

Many entrepreneurs recognize that publishing a book can help drive business. But the decision about whether to publish on your own or try to get a deal with a mainstream publishing house depends on your business goals.
Dorie Clark
7 Big Changes in the PR Landscape Every Business Should Know About
Public Relations

7 Big Changes in the PR Landscape Every Business Should Know About

Big data, social media and self-publishing has changed the game forever, but what do you really need to know?
Rebekah Iliff
Pointers for a Publisher Planning to Launch an Online Magazine
Publishing

Pointers for a Publisher Planning to Launch an Online Magazine

Poised to enter the business? Here's what you need to know before you make the leap.
Brian Barquilla
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The Secrets to Landing a Literary Agent
literary agent

The Secrets to Landing a Literary Agent

Entrepreneurs are full of lessons and advice, making them ideal candidates to write a book.
Dorie Clark
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Gannett Splits Broadcast and Publishing Into Two Separate Companies
Growth Strategies

Gannett Splits Broadcast and Publishing Into Two Separate Companies

Following the lead of fellow media giants like E.W. Scripps, News Corp and Time Warner, Gannett is spinning off its publishing division.
Nina Zipkin
Spain Can Now Tax Google For Linking to News
Google

Spain Can Now Tax Google For Linking to News

Spain passed a law last week that taxes any site linking to articles published by members of the country's newspaper association that contain descriptions of their work.
Jillian D'Onfro
5 Steps to Writing a Best-Selling Book
Writing

5 Steps to Writing a Best-Selling Book

Author of book on inventing shares his secrets that landed his book near the top of an Amazon chart.
Stephen Key
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5 Distasteful Marketing Ploys to Avoid
Marketing

5 Distasteful Marketing Ploys to Avoid

We're not talking about illegal practices, like email span, but rather strategies that fall under the gray areas of marketing etiquette.
Ann Handley
Finding Opportunity in a Shrinking Market
Opportunity

Finding Opportunity in a Shrinking Market

Companies thrive in legacy industries when they become thoroughly entrepreneurial.
Tanya Hall
Stumped? 4 Innovative Ways to Come Up With Blog Topics.
Marketing Edge

Stumped? 4 Innovative Ways to Come Up With Blog Topics.

Often entrepreneurs want to blog to help boost their online presence but are unsure what to write about. To get the wheels turning, here are four thought-provoking questions.
Dorie Clark
Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon
Amazon

Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon

The late-night Comedy Central host has challenged his audience to boycott the ecommerce giant for its manipulative treatment of book sales.
Catherine Clifford
Report: As Negotiations Falter, Amazon Takes Aim at Publishing Giant Hachette
Negotiating

Report: As Negotiations Falter, Amazon Takes Aim at Publishing Giant Hachette

Browsing for works by Malcolm Gladwell or JD Salinger on Amazon? The online giant would prefer you purchase something else instead.
Geoff Weiss
Want Clients to Know You Before a Pitch? Write a Book.
Publishing

Want Clients to Know You Before a Pitch? Write a Book.

Being an author can help you expand your network of customers by making you an authority on a topic.
Ken Dunn