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7 Tips for Making Time After School

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.20.2017 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Time after school is usually a rush to have a snack, do homework, fit in some play time, hurry through dinner and watch TV or play video games before ...

As Summer Fades We Welcome a New Season Cultural & Charitable Catch-Up, September 2016...

Jill Lynne | Posted 09.07.2016 | Arts
Jill Lynne

As Summer Fades We Welcome a New September Season Cultural & Charitable Catch-Up, 2016... Text & Photographs © Jill Lynne 2016 The hi-pitched sound...

Could Bookstores Be The Next Start-Up Boom?

Gene Marks | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

According to recent data released by research firm Statista, the bookselling business is on a rebound. After a number of years in decline, sales picked up in 2015 (a 1.9 percent increase from the previous year), and the trend continued into the first half of 2016 with revenues up another 6.1 percent. Is this a fluke?

Whacking the CEO: The Bold New Dance Moves Between the C-Suite and the Board

Connie Dieken | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Connie Dieken

The CEO firing was direct and dismissive. Barnes & Noble didn't stick to the bland yet reliable "we're moving in a different direction" script when it booted Chief Executive Officer Ron Boire. They didn't give him a gentle heave-ho with the old standby "he's stepping down to pursue different opportunities" tale. Instead, Barnes & Noble whacked their CEO in bold fashion.

The New Barnes & Noble: Attracting Readers, Not Authors

Kallen Diggs | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Kallen Diggs

For most indie authors, Barnes & Noble can be their worst enemy. Why? Well, there are not very friendly. I only got a book signing there because of my publisher (Morgan James Publishing). Although, it was not worth my time there at all.

Fun Things For Dads To Do With Their Newborns

Andrew Knott | Posted 02.07.2017 | Parents
Andrew Knott

Having a newborn can be tricky. Primarily because at first glance (and perhaps second, third, and fourth glances) newborns don’t seem to do much of ...

Soon You'll Be Able To Drink Wine And Beer At Some Barnes & Noble Stores

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 06.26.2016 | Business

Here's a reason to raise your glass -- some Barnes & Noble stores will soon be serving meals and alcohol. The major book retailer on Thursday announce...

Little Miracles Everywhere, or How Billings, Montana Got Its Bookstore Mojo Back

Carrie La Seur | Posted 04.13.2016 | Books
Carrie La Seur

Last Friday night in Billings, Montana, a little miracle occurred, and I was part of it. It has been a season of miracles here in big sky country, and...

The Inevitable Barrage: A Conversation With Jesse Eisenberg

Barnes & Noble Review | Posted 09.14.2016 | Books
Barnes & Noble Review

Eisenberg recently took a break from filming a new Woody Allen flick to speak with the Barnes & Noble Review by phone about opening day anxieties, drunk carrier pigeon messages, New York neuroticism, Candy Crush, and skipping the comment section.

The Secret to a Long Life: Be an Asshole

John Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Everybody I know thinks of me as a nice person. I go out of my way to help people; I'm unfailingly kind and compassionate; I give money to charities w...

I Planted My Self-Published Book On Barnes & Noble's Shelves... And People Bought It

Brendan Leonard | Posted 07.20.2014 | Books
Brendan Leonard

I mean, you can't walk in and take a book off the shelf and put it in your jacket and walk out -- but there's no law that says you can't walk into the store with a book in your jacket and put it on the shelf, is there? Nah. It was a genius strategy, I thought, congratulating myself.

8 Tips for a DIY Book Tour

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.12.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

Every writer hates the idea of being a carnival barker. Nobody goes out anymore, you tell yourself. Who wants to give a reading where the only people in the audience are your mom and that drunk guy?

Barnes & Noble's Last-Ditch Effort To Save Itself

Reuters | By Phil Wahba | Posted 05.08.2014 | Business

NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc is turning to its college roots to boost its top line. The U.S. bookseller, which opened ...

The Indie Author Manifesto

Mark Coker | Posted 06.25.2014 | Books
Mark Coker

Over the last few years, book publishing has witnessed a dramatic change in attitudes regarding self publishing. Much credit goes to indie ebook authors and the readers that have embraced them.

The Daily Innovator: It's Not Who You Know But How They Think

Kevin McDermott | Posted 06.16.2014 | Business
Kevin McDermott

Students of reasoning styles can boost their success at convincing others of the wisdom of a new idea by identifying and adapting to the logic filters of decision makers. Sizing up a situation realistically lets us know what to expect when we're pitching a new idea, and how to make the most of it.

NOT the Millennials

Tom Alderman | Posted 02.17.2014 | Media
Tom Alderman

We're namers. We like to put people and things in buckets, assign labels to the buckets and fit them into our handy memory garage. We're especially bi...

Could Barnes & Noble's Struggles Be Good For Indie Bookstores?

| Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

By Danny O. Snow for IndieReader: Does art imitate life, or vice versa? Back in 1998, we all rooted for the charming little bookshop around the...

'Everybody's Brother': A Brotherly Playlist For CeeLo's New Book

David Wild | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
David Wild

CeeLo is one of a kind, and in the book he shares how he discovered his own voice many years before he ever turned his chair around on "The Voice."

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Barnes & Noble Executives Blasted For Clinging To Losing Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business

Wall Street analysts tore into Barnes & Noble executives Tuesday morning after the struggling bookseller reported stunning losses for the previous thr...

eBook Preorders Help Indie Authors Hit Bestseller Lists

Mark Coker | Posted 10.20.2013 | Books
Mark Coker

Self-published ebook authors now have a powerful new merchandising tool to make their books more discoverable and desirable to readers: Preorders at Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble and Kobo.

10 Ways to Help Your Favorite Author

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.20.2015 | Books
Dorie Clark

Here's what I've learned in the past few months about concrete ways you can support your favorite writer, whether they're a close friend or someone you admire from afar (even celebrity authors would welcome your help on most of these).

Beyond Skeuomorphism: What's Next for Magazines?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The real question is: with bigger smartphones and smaller tablets, what's to become of content and how do you reinvent it? That and countless other q...

Why Is Barnes & Noble Still Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight?

Michael Levin | Posted 04.13.2013 | Books
Michael Levin

Barnes & Noble is fighting the good fight, but it looks like it may be going down big time.

The Battle to Save Bookstores

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.29.2013 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

Should publishers step in to save bookstores? The answer, without question, is yes. But it's bigger than that.

Authors Caught Between Inky Mom & Paper Dad

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.26.2013 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

Judging from how much the order for my new novel, The Comfort of Lies, was reduced, I am firmly in the "lesser known" camp of writers in the standoff between Barnes & Noble and Simon & Schuster.