Category Archives: Bookstores

Jody’s Book is Launched

As you all know, we are a fairly new publishing company. Well, we just had our first ever book launch at Broadway Books here in Portland, Oregon. OMGosh! We had a blast. First of all, one of the bookstore owners, … Continue reading

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The Market for Print Books is Not Dying

 The print market for books is not dying. People still love to hold a story written on paper. They enjoy cracking it open, sniffing the new book aroma, feeling the heaviness of a new world in their hands, and anticipating the journey.  Just … Continue reading

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Industry Consolidation

Clearly there are benefits to industry consolidation. Consolidation allows for more stable and expanded distribution, controlled excess capacity, and increased prices. It allows companies to integrate their schedules and unify operations, cut costs, and stock shelves with their titles. New … Continue reading

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Author & Audience Trends (4)

PART FOUR (and last of the series): Today it is extremely difficult for new authors to enter into the book-selling system. This is because of an industry-wide, entrenched mindset that is: publishing professionals serve as “guardians of quality”. At every … Continue reading

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Author & Audience Trends (3)

PART THREE: The first part of this author & audience series said, every person has at least one good story inside them and that story demands to be beheld. It hurts us and our society when important stories remain ‘unspoken’. The second part of … Continue reading

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