Publishing Research Quarterly

List of Papers (Total 15)

Listen to the Music: Lessons for Publishers from Record Labels’ Digital Debut Decade

Multimedia EBooks present a tremendous growth opportunity for publishers. Yet, industry executives might be cautious after witnessing the astounding collapse of the record business during its digital transition over the last 10 years. This article looks at what went wrong for Big Music, what lessons book publishers can learn from the recording industry’s mistakes and also some ...

Economic Essentials of Online Publishing with Associated Trends and Patterns

This article takes a look at the common types of revenues and expenses prevalent in the online publishing world, and examines the economic trends and contrasts of upstart entities vs. larger, more established organizations. Through the use of examples and case studies, we surface information that is useful in managing for economic value.

The Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation

A concise description of and related activities of the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation with a special focus on the book publishing and bookselling activities in Russia. The three major programs of the Foundation are described with an emphasis on book publishing and the related Krasnoyarsk Book Culture Fair. A critical analysis of the fiction and non-fiction trade book publishing ...

The Development of Business-to-Business Magazines in China

Business-to-Business (B2B) publications actually have a long history in China, beginning in the early twentieth century. After 1949, the Chinese economy became planned and regulated by the government, the former B2B magazines became their purpose to explain the government’s industrial policies, chart business direction and exchange developmental experience. As China began its ...