We traveled to Bahsten this week to learn all the video marketing things WistiaFest had to offer, and we’ve returned to share some useful tips for creating a social video strategy. (There is also a photo of the most delicious hotdog in the world. Because Fenway Park.)
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Reading habits are a-changin’ and we’ve got some ideas to help the industry adapt.
Using recent research on how Canadians are consuming books, and some key ideas from Tech Forum 2015, we suggest a blueprint for adapting to today’s bookish behaviour.
What percentage of publishers’ backlist titles are now available digitally? Are more publishers experimenting with bundling print books and ebooks? How do publishers feel about enhanced ebooks and apps?
Learn more about the size and scope of Canada’s digital publishing programs in our latest infographic.
May 2 was the inaugural Authors for Indies Day in Canada. It was a great weekend to be in a bookstore: shops were bustling with patrons and staffers, and in indie shops, authors were reading their books, signing copies for purchase, and handselling their favourite titles.
It was a day truly unlike any other, and one that won’t be soon forgotten. To help keep the spirit alive year-round, here are five (fun and easy!) things you can do.
The 9th annual PubFight season is nigh. The catalogue of upcoming titles is being built, teams are practicing their war cries, and we are readying our spreadsheet fingers with tabletop aerobics.
Find out how teams and individuals can sign up, and get ready with our four steps to PubFight success.
This Saturday, May 2 is Authors for Indies Day. At indie bookstores across Canada, authors will be volunteering as guest booksellers, and that’s just the beginning of the bookish fun in store.
To help get you ready, we’ve got suggested itineraries and highlights for six major cities, written by local booklovers just for you. This one’s from BookNetter Tim Middleton.