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One week from today, the third annual Great Debate will occur at the London Book Fair. It’s one of the most popular events at the book fair, and this year, we’re offering the opportunity for those who can’t attend to weigh in with their views and maybe even influence the outcome.
The theme of this year’s event is Amazon: Friend or Foe? Debaters include Tim Godfray, chief executive of the…Continue
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In one corner of the ring will be publishing's old guard, the traditional publishers; in the other corner, the young upstarts and…Continue
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I am pleased to announce the next Publishing Point event, "Building a Community of 7 Million Readers and Writers" which is scheduled for Friday, November 18th at 12:30pm in New York City. RSVPs for this event open tomorrow, Thursday, October 27th at 12noon EST here on Meetup.
This event features an interview with Allen Lau, the CEO and co-founder of…Continue
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In case you missed The Great Debate at the London Book Fair this past spring, a video of it has now been posted here.
The proposition debated there was: "All that matters are authors and readers; publishers will soon be irrelevant." Arguing for the proposition are: author Cory Doctorow and author/technologist/publisher, James Bridle and against the proposition are:…Continue
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We have a new date for the Publishing Point Conversation with the Chairman and CEO of Hachette Book Group, David Young. It's now scheduled for 5/19 in New York. If you'd like to attend this event, you will need to RSVP (even if you previously RSVPd for the event that was snowed out). RSVPs open at 10am on Tuesday, April 26th here.
If you have any questions you'd like to ask David Young, please…Continue
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I am thrilled to announce that The Publishing Point will present "The Great Debate: Will Publishers Soon Be Irrelevant?" at The London Book Fair on April 11th at 11am. A star-studded list of speakers will debate the proposition, including:
Richard Charkin, Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC and former CEO of Macmillan…Continue
As part of The Publishing Point's on-going CEO interview series, I am thrilled to announce that Carolyn Reidy, the President & CEO of Simon & Schuster, will be our next guest CEO. Michael Healy, the Executive Director of the Book Rights Registry, will be interviewing Carolyn in mid-town Manhattan on March 23rd at 12:15pm. To attend this live event, you can RSVP starting tomorrow (Wednesday, Feb. 16th) at 10:00am EST here:…Continue
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Please note that the Publishing Point event with David Young, the CEO of Hachette, has been postponed due to the weather. We're in the process of rescheduling this event.
In the meantime, I've posted a video of Scott Heiferman's (the founder of Meetup's) talk to Publishing Point on www.publishingpoint.com.
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As part of Publishing Point's continuing Publishing Point CEO Interview Series, I am thrilled to announce that David Young, the Chairman and CEO of the Hachette Book Group, will be interviewed by Michael Healy, Executive Director of the Book Rights Registry. Previous CEOs in The Publishing Point CEO Interview Series have included John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, and Tim O'Reilly, CEO of O'Reilly Media.
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I’m thrilled to announce Publishing Point’s upcoming speaker will be Scott Heiferman, the founder of Meetup. On Monday, November 8th at 12:30pm, Scott will discuss how books can spark community (specifically, local community everywhere) in fresh new ways – and why that’s powerful for authors and publishers. RSVPs…Continue
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I’m thrilled to announce that The Publishing Point's fall season will be kicked off this September by one of the most innovative leaders in the publishing industry today. Tim O’Reilly, CEO of O'Reilly Media, will be the featured speaker on September 29th. RSVPs open on Meetup at 10:00am on…Continue
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I’m excited about today’s first Publishing Point webinar organized by DailyLit: “Get
Your Books Found on the Web: SEO/SEM Strategies” given by Hanny Hindi, an SEO/SEM expert and Clickable guru. You can still RSVP for this event here:…