book publishing

Are you ready to start repurposing content?

Are you ready to start repurposing content?

Publishers create a lot of content, generally the content lives until the book goes out of print and the digital version goes out of spec. But this content can be broken down into smaller components and reused elsewhere.

Publisher-run bookstores: A new trend?

Publisher-run bookstores: A new trend?

We talked to Sarah MacLachlan, President and Publisher of House of Anansi, and Meghan MacDonald, Director of Digital Product Development and Consumer Insights at Penguin Random House Canada, to learn more about what made these two publishers enter the brick-and-mortar bookstore business. 

Podcast: Publishers enter the bookstore game

Podcast: Publishers enter the bookstore game

Publishers opening their own physical bookstores seems to be all the rage these days. We sit down with two Canadian publishers to talk about their new shops and why they've decided to take the plunge into brick-and-mortar.

How and where do Canadians buy books?

How and where do Canadians buy books?

Last year, Canadians bought 52.6 million books—but where and how did they buy them? From awareness to decision to action, we asked Canadian book buyers to tell us all about their purchases.

Podcast: A tale of two cultures

This week, Derrick Schultz shares a tale of two cultures: publishers with their rich history vs. the talented digital employees who have come to “disrupt” everything. This talk is a sometimes humorous, sometimes frustrating, but ultimately optimistic look at the future of the people behind the books.