News and ResearchOur latest updates on publishing industry trends, our research activities and other items of interest
Congratulations to Elizabeth North, Anne Reagan, Lynn West, and the rest of the Dreamspinner Press family including all of the talented authors who have written the books and the amazing, loyal, and incredibly supportive community of readers. We are honored to have been invited to participate in this amazing journey.read more
Google has recently released the Password Checkup chrome extension. Whenever you sign in to a site, Password Checkup will trigger a warning if the username and password you use is one of over 4 billion credentials that Google knows to be unsafe.read more
The Wordpress Core Development Team has announced the Wordpress 5.0 will be released tomorrow, December 6, 2018. This major update to the Wordpress platform features a brand new editing tool, the Gutenberg block editor. Are you ready?read more
Doing session next week at Dreamspinner Press Authors Workshop to share practical tips to help authors do a “health check” on ten fundamental supporting elements or “building blocks” for their platform.read more
Thoughtful piece by Dan Blank of WeGrowMedia this morning about writing spaces for authors and how where they create can help them write more.read more
Publishr.cloud is very pleased to sponsor the 2018 Florida Authors and Publishers Association President’s Book Awards Banquet which will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018, in Orlando.read more
Are your visitors experiencing rich results? Google has introduced a beta version of a new tool for testing rich snippets, rich cards, and other rich additions to a website’s content.read more
Latest recommended watch is an interesting interview with David Gaughran on recent Self-Publishing Formula podcast. David is an author who “got” Amazon early.read more
Interesting and comprehensive overview on components of an effective eBook distribution strategy over on the Reedsy blog last week.read more
Interesting piece in the Guardian this week about trends in the UK publishing industry. It discusses a research study of sixty of the smallest players in UK publishing that shows sales up 79% in the last year.read more
Are you an author who uses KDP? There are industry reports that a number of authors who have been notified by Amazon that they can now order wholesale copies though KDP Print.read more
Interesting interview with Adam Croft on how to maximize results from BookBub CPM ads by the team at Mark Dawson’s Self Publishing Formula.read more
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