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So You Want to Write a Business Book
Books

So You Want to Write a Business Book

If no one is going to read your book, hold off. Here are four key things to consider to determine whether the timing is right.
Stephen Key
How I Landed My First Book Deal
Publishing

How I Landed My First Book Deal

If you're thinking of self-publishing your first book, this just might change your mind.
Steve Tobak
Court Approves $5.9 Million Settlement in Conde Nast Internship Case
Class Action Lawsuits

Court Approves $5.9 Million Settlement in Conde Nast Internship Case

Those who interned at the publishing giant from June 2007 to the present are expected to receive payments up to $1,900.
Google News Quits Spain Over New Copyright Law
Google

Google News Quits Spain Over New Copyright Law

The legislation would allow publishers to force Google and other sites to pay for re-publishing headlines or news snippets.
Playboy CEO: Nudity Could Completely Vanish From the Brand
Playboy

Playboy CEO: Nudity Could Completely Vanish From the Brand

How Scott Flanders is cleaning up an aging American empire by leaning on its legacy and pushing its digital potential.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Amazon Buries the Hachette, Signs New Pact With Book Publisher
Negotiating

Amazon Buries the Hachette, Signs New Pact With Book Publisher

The online retailer and book publisher have ended months of contentious negotiations with a new multiyear agreement.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.
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
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
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