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4 Ways To Promote Your Written Work 

You my be a writer, but there are other things you need to know to promote your work. Here are some things you can do to promote your written work. The post 4 Ways To Promote Your Written Work  appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Publishing, Writing, Others


Hundreds of Amazon Drivers Agree That They Deserve a Union in an Informal Driver-Led Survey

In just a few short years, Amazon’s warehouse workers have gone from suffering in silence to jobsite walkouts in Minnesota and more recently a full-blown union vote in Alabama. Now it seems another segment of Amazon’s workforce is taking its first steps towards advocating for better conditions.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Uber, Publishing, Science, Minnesota, Labor, Alabama, Trump, CareerBuilder, Continents, Brian Chen, Sharon Block, Benjamin Sachs, Steve Viscelli, 3d Publishing, Geography Of South America


Olga Tokarczuk's 'magnum opus' finally gets English release – after seven years of translation

The Books of Jacob, praised by the Nobel prize judges and winner of Poland’s prestigious Nike award, will be published in the UK in NovemberThe magnum opus of Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk – a novel that has taken seven years to translate and has brought its author death threats in her native Poland – is to be published in English.The Books of Jacob, which will be released in the UK in November, is the Polish author’s first novel to appear in English since she won the 2018 Nobel prize for litera...
Tags: Europe, Books, Publishing, UK, Fiction, Culture, Poland, Fiction in translation, Jacob, Olga Tokarczuk


How Complex Media Turned Its Hot Sauce Into a Cool 8-Figure Line Item

Complex Media has some history in building diversified revenue streams. At Adweek's Challenger Brands on Wednesday, CEO Rich Antoniello stressed the importance of building a differentiated brand, especially for publishers looking to diversify their revenue streams by incorporating ecommerce and events. That strategy has been paying off, as the company said that merchandising deals for...
Tags: Publishing, Advertising, Premium, Complex Media, Challenger Brands, Rich Antoniello, Premium Events, Adweek s Challenger Brands


How Complex Networks Turned Its Hot Sauce Into a Cool 8-Figure Line Item

Complex Networks has some history in building diversified revenue streams. At Adweek's Challenger Brands on Wednesday, CEO Rich Antoniello stressed the importance of building a differentiated brand, especially for publishers looking to diversify their revenue streams by incorporating ecommerce and events. That strategy has been paying off, as the company said that merchandising deals for...
Tags: Publishing, Advertising, Premium, Challenger Brands, Rich Antoniello, Complex Networks, Premium Events, Adweek s Challenger Brands


Politico Europe Hires Nicolas Sennegon as Chief Revenue Officer

Politico Europe announced today that Nicolas Sennegon was its new chief revenue officer. Sennegon previously served as chief commercial officer at The Economist Group. Top line Sennegon, who will start March 1, is replacing Darianna Gessner, who left in June to become vp of enterprise partnerships for Politico. "I'm looking forward to joining the team...
Tags: Europe, Publishing, Politico, Advertising, Briefly, Nicolas Sennegon, Sennegon, Economist Group Top, Darianna Gessner


Lawrence Ferlinghetti obituary

Poet whose outlook spanned anarchism, ecology and small business, as founder of the City Lights Bookstore in San FranciscoLawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, artist, activist and founder of San Francisco’s famous City Lights Bookstore, who has died aged 101 of interstitial lung disease, was the least “beat” of the Beat Generation. In addition to a political commitment that blended anarchism and ecology – he loathed the motor car, calling it “the infernal combustion engine” – he had an instinctive busin...
Tags: Books, Publishing, Poetry, San Francisco, US news, Booksellers, Jack Kerouac, Peter Martin, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, City Lights Bookstore, San FranciscoLawrence Ferlinghetti, Homer Ferlinghetti


Oprah Announces Leadership Team for New Magazine Brand With Membership Ambitions

Oprah Winfrey and Hearst Magazines have announced the leadership team for a new, as-yet-unnamed, multiplatform lifestyle brand. Alison Overholt will serve as general manager of the brand, and Arianna Davis will be senior director of editorial and strategy. Top line The new brand, launching in the spring, will build on Winfrey's O, The Oprah Magazine,...
Tags: Publishing, Advertising, Oprah Winfrey, Winfrey, Hearst Magazines, Alison Overholt, Arianna Davis, Briefly, Oprah Announces Leadership Team


Facebook Restores Access to News in Australia in Deal With Government

Facebook will begin showing news pages in Australia again in the coming days after withdrawing access five days ago, after reaching an agreement with the Australian government. Top line Facebook and Aussie legislators have negotiated changes to the News Media Bargaining Code. With changes in place, Facebook has agreed to reinstate news pages in the...
Tags: Facebook, Publishing, Australia, Advertising, Facebook Restores Access to News


Keep a Close Eye On Your Home With This Eufy 2K Security Camera for $30

Eufy 2K Indoor Security Camera | $30 | AmazonRead more...
Tags: Amazon, Publishing, Science, Companies, Retailers, Human Interest, 2K, 3d Publishing


Maple launches with $3.5 million in funding to become the SaaS backoffice for the family

Much of our daily lives have been transformed in one way or another by technology – and often through intentional efforts to innovate thanks to the advent of new technology. Now more than ever, we rely on shared collaboration platforms and digital workspaces in our professional lives, and yet most of the changes wrought by tech on our home and family lives seem like the accidental effects of broader trends, rather than intentional shifts. Maple, a new startup launching today, aims to change that...
Tags: Iphone, Android, Social, Food, Startups, TC, Business, Publishing, Family, America, Tech, Companies, Platform, President, Machine Learning, Api


Facebook to let Aussies post links to news sites again

Facebook and the Australian government struck a deal to . Facebook had earlier blocked links to Aussie sites following passage of a law that would force Facebook to pay those sites. — Read the rest
Tags: Facebook, Post, Publishing, News, Australia


Facebook to restore news sharing in Australia after government amends proposed law

Facebook said it will begin restoring news sharing to Australian users’ feeds in “the coming days” after reaching an agreement with the country’s government. The social media giant made the drastic move of restricting news content in Australia last Wednesday after a dispute over a proposed media bargaining code that is expected to be voted into law soon. The code would have forced Facebook, and other major tech companies like Google, to make revenue-sharing agreements with publishers for content...
Tags: Google, TC, Facebook, Publishing, News, Facebook Pages, Australia, Social Media, Tech, Policy, New Zealand, Josh Frydenberg, Google Facebook, William Easton, Facebook Australia


Here’s Why Media SPACs Are So Hot Right Now

For the past six months, there's been a ballooning interest in media and marketing tech companies going public via special purpose acquisition companies (SPACS), which are shell companies set up by investors who raise money via an IPO to merge or acquire yet another business. In 2020, $86 billion was raised by SPACs, according to...
Tags: Publishing, Advertising, Magazine


Monday's Best Deals: Pokémon Switch Games, Weighted Snuggie Blanket, 107 Beauty Probiotic Set, Sunday Scaries CBD, Tacklife Rotary Tool, Massage Gun, and More

A sale on Pokémon Switch games and a weighted snuggie blanket lead Monday’s best deals.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Publishing, Memory, Albums, Lifehacks, 3d Publishing, The Block Brochure Welcome To The Soil 4


Misinformation on Social Media Still Rampant, According to Pew’s Latest Report on American News Consumption

Pew Research Center published a report this morning on Americans' news habits during 2020, based on 10 surveys of 9,000 adult Americans. The analysis of trends in social media, misinformation and politics confirmed some assumptions about U.S. news diets, such as those who rely solely on social media for political and election news are less...
Tags: Publishing, Advertising, Pew Research Center, American News Consumption


Maryland’s Digital Advertising Tax Is a Mess

Maryland Democrats really wants to tax Big Tech. A supermajority in the state's legislature overrode Republican Governor Larry Hogan's veto last week and enacted a first-in-the-nation tax on digital advertising, a market dominated by the most powerful companies in tech: namely, Google, Facebook and Amazon, who, critics say, have historically not paid enough in taxes....
Tags: Amazon, Publishing, Politics, Media, Maryland, Advertising, Platforms, Larry Hogan, Google Facebook


‘It Could Backfire’: Ramifications of Facebook’s News Blackout and Google’s Dealmaking

Moves from Google and Facebook this week have publishers fretting as regulators globally follow suit. Google and Facebook took opposite approaches to Australia's News Media Bargaining Code, which requires platforms to negotiate with publishers to display snippets of their content. Google's decision to strike multi-million dollar deals with Australia's leading news media companies for its...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Publishing, Australia, Advertising, Platforms


Murdoch’s law and the net

Here’s my interview with ABC News Australia and then my discussion with Mathew Ingram of the Columbia Journalism Review about the fallout from Murdoch’s media law and pressure on the platforms in Australia.The discussion with Mathew occurs on Galley, CJR’s platform for dialog. I’m posting it here because Mathew got me to sum up my views in one place. Mathew Ingram: Over the past year, Australia has become Ground Zero in the battle over payment for content, since that country is wo...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Publishing, UK, New York, News, Australia, France, Germany, Uncategorized, Journalism, United States, Silicon Valley, Fox News


A Strategic Business Decision: SHE Media Begins to Accept Cannabis Ads

Women's lifestyle publisher SHE Media, owned by Penske Media Corporation, can now accept ads for cannabis-related paraphernalia, like cannabidiol oil and cannabis creams, across its own platforms and network of blogs. This opens up a growing source of revenue thanks to a partnership with software company Fyllo. "Cannabis advertising is highly regulated and an emerging...
Tags: Publishing, Advertising, Beer, Penske Media Corporation, SHE Media, Spirits & Cannabis, Fyllo Cannabis


Great: Amazon Will Probably Have Its Own Airline Someday

E-commerce giant and surveillance technology purveyor Amazon is already in your walls, your doorbell and your secret union drive Facebook group, but the question on everybody’s lips is: When will they be more in the sky? The answer, apparently, is soon. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Publishing, Science, Retailers, Rivers, 3d Publishing


New York Attorney General Sues Amazon Over 'Flagrant Disregard' For Covid Safety

Early on in the pandemic New York Attorney General Letitia James promised an investigation into Amazon’s safety practices and, by god, she delivered. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Publishing, New York, Science, Attorney General, Retailers, Letitia James, Retailing, 3d Publishing, Criticism Of Amazon


Facebook Cuts Off Australia From News

Facebook will no longer allow Australian users to view or share news articles, the company announced today, opting to cut the country off entirely rather than pay its publishers for news content. The platform's drastic move comes in direct response to Australia's proposed media bargaining law, which would require tech giants including Facebook and Google...
Tags: Facebook, Publishing, Australia, Advertising, Social Media, Platforms, Facebook Cuts Off Australia From News


Vox Hires Atlantic Alum Swati Sharma as Editor in Chief

Swati Sharma is Vox Media's new editor in chief. Sharma joins Vox from The Atlantic, where she was managing editor. Sharma takes over from Lauren Williams, who announced in November that she was leaving to launch Capital B, a nonprofit news organization for Black readers. Top line During her tenure at The Atlantic, Sharma steered...
Tags: Publishing, Advertising, Atlantic, Vox, Vox Media, Sharma, Lauren Williams, Swati Sharma, Briefly, Vox Hires Atlantic Alum, Atlantic Sharma


Google Provides ‘Significant Payments’ to News Corp in New Deal

News Corp has negotiated a three-year deal with Google where the tech company will make "significant payments" for its journalism across platforms. Top line As part of the deal, News Corp will contribute to Google's News Showcase, which spotlights curated articles and offers short insights to readers. The partnership also includes the development of a...
Tags: Google, Publishing, Advertising, News Corp, New Deal, Briefly




Unseen work by Proust announced as ‘thunderclap’ by French publisher

The Seventy-Five Pages, out next month, contains germinal versions of episodes developed in In Search of Lost Time and opens ‘the primitive Proustian crypt’For everyone who decided to bite the madeleine and read all 3,000-odd pages of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time during lockdown, what’s one more book? French publisher Gallimard has announced that it will be releasing a never-before-published work by the great French writer: Les Soixante-quinze feuillets, or The Seventy-Five Pages, on 1...
Tags: Europe, Books, Publishing, France, Fiction, Culture, Proust, Marcel Proust, Gallimard, Les Soixante, Bernard de Fallois, De Fallois, Jean Santeuil Proust


With an Upgraded Color E Ink Screen, This Could Be the Perfect E-Reader For Comic Book Fans

When we reviewed the PocketBook Color last year, we loved the device and the fact that true e-readers could finally display color, but its six-inch screen made it hard to use for reading comic books and magazines which work much better on tablets. The new PocketBook InkPad Color tries to remedy that with a larger…Read more...
Tags: Books, Publishing, Science, E Books, Amazon Kindle, Paper, E Ink, Foxconn, Electronic Paper, E Reader, Display technology, PocketBook International, Linux Based Devices, Technology Internet, PocketBook InkPad Color


After Growing Commerce Sales by 67% Last Year, BuzzFeed Eyes a ‘Digital Shopping Mall’

BuzzFeed wants to think more like a retailer. Judging that the surge in online shopping is here to stay--even as stay-at-home orders ease--the site is investing in creating a more proactive, intent-based shopping experience. "The rationale is we know we drive a significant amount of demand through content, we have no intention of stopping that...
Tags: Ecommerce, Publishing, General, Advertising


No logo, no likes: New York's offline DIY culture embraces lockdown limitations

From subversive newspapers to free gigs and galleries, a new kind of pandemic creativity is anti-consumerist and pro-communityCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNew Yorkers who once thrived on chance encounters and interconnection with Manhattan’s pace and energy are beginning to find creative footholds in the abnormalities of pandemic life.Expressions are varied, but each point to the embrace of a profoundly altered state and a DIY punk ethos featuring a partial rejecti...
Tags: Art, Publishing, Music, New York, Media, Newspapers & magazines, US news, Culture, Art and design, Manhattan, Booksellers, Coronavirus