Publishing for Profit: Successful Bottom-Line Management for Book Publishers

3.8 avg rating
( 183 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781556529979: Publishing for Profit: Successful Bottom-Line Management for Book Publishers

Publishing is a rapidly changing business, and this readable and comprehensive reference is right in step—covering operations, financial, and personnel management as well as product development, production, and marketing. Written for the practicing professional just starting out or looking to learn new tricks of the trade, this revised and expanded fourth edition contains updated industry statistics and benchmark figures, features up-to-date strategies for creating new revenue streams, online marketing and sales, and e-book publishing, and provides new information about using financial information to make key management decisions. Highly practical forms and sample contracts are included for up-to-the-minute advice.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Thomas Woll is president of Cross River Publishing Consultants. He has held a variety of executive positions in publishing, including vice president of the professional and trade division of John Wiley & Sons; publisher of Storey Communications/Garden Way; and vice president and publisher of Rodale Press's book division. Dominique Raccah is the president and founder of Sourcebooks.

Review:

"One of the best references available today . . . providing a solid foundation and answering every question."  Jan Nathan, executive director, Publishers Marketing Association

"Vital to doing the business of publishing well."  Independent Publisher

"A remarkable book and a must-have volume for anyone interested in the business end of book publishing. Everyone in the book publishing business should have a well-thumbed copy on their desk."  David M. Hetherington, adjunct professor, Pace University, Graduate School of Publishing



"No matter what your size, Publishing for Profit is an essential tool for growing your business. The book is about as close to an operations manual for a book publishing company as can be found."  Dominique Raccah, president, Sourcebooks, from the foreword



"Publishing for Profit was immensely useful in helping me understand some of the subtler business challenges of a small press . . . Your advice is practical and immediately applicable."  Perry Donham, president, KidPub Press

The bible of the industry.”  Associated Press

Solid nuts-and-bolts advice for everyone who wants to run a publishing business, no matter how large or small. Forms and illustrations help make this manual crystal clear.”  Judith Applebaum, author, How to Get Happily Published

A great book. It sits on my nightstand. I often pick it up and read parts of it again.”   Rod Colvin, president, Addicus Books

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Thomas Woll
ISBN 10: 155652997X ISBN 13: 9781556529979
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Superlative Selections
(Franklin, TN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. New In-Stock Ships Same Day We Ship 7 Days A Week. Bookseller Inventory # 155652997X-New

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Thomas Woll, Dominique Raccah (Foreword)
Published by Chicago Review Press (2010)
ISBN 10: 155652997X ISBN 13: 9781556529979
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Chicago Review Press, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Fourth Edition, Fourth edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX155652997X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Woll, Thomas
Published by Chicago Review Press (2010)
ISBN 10: 155652997X ISBN 13: 9781556529979
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Chicago Review Press, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11155652997X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 37.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Woll, Thomas
Published by Chicago Review Press
ISBN 10: 155652997X ISBN 13: 9781556529979
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Chicago Review Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 155652997X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0916423

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds