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Barnes & Noble Makes Big Change To Nook Business

AP | By MAE ANDERSON and MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble hopes to survive by splitting in two. The largest U.S. brick-and-mortar bookseller, beset by tough...

The Secret to a Long Life: Be an Asshole

John Blumenthal | Posted 06.03.2014 | 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.

Barnes & Noble Cutting Jobs

AP | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Barnes & Noble rose on Monday as the bookseller said it was cutting jobs. Barnes & Noble declined to specif...

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."

Eleazar David Melendez

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...

Barnes And Noble's Huge Loss Just Really Freaked Out Its Founder

AP | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Barnes & Noble's first-quarter net loss more than doubled and the struggling bookseller's former chairman said he's calling off his offer...

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.

Is Barnes & Noble In Big Trouble?

AP | Posted 08.25.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — Sales plummeted at Barnes & Noble bookstores in the latest quarter and its Nook e-book devices failed to keep up with competitors, pu...

10 Ways to Help Your Favorite Author

Dorie Clark | Posted 07.10.2013 | 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.

Barnes & Noble Makes A Desperate Move

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc said on Friday it would give away a free Nook Simple Touch e-reader to any customer who buys its high-definition Nook H...

Ron Dicker

Boy, 6, Writes Book To Raise $30,000 For Pal With Rare Disease

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.26.2013 | Impact

Dylan Siegel goes beyond what many first graders might do for a pal. Siegel, a 6-year-old from Los Angeles, wrote a book called "Chocolate Bar" to ...

A Savior For Barnes & Noble?

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 04.27.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — The last remaining national bookstore chain is being taken off the shelf and dusted off for sale. Barnes & Noble's founder Leonard R...

Barnes & Noble To Close Hundreds Of Stores

Posted 01.30.2013 | Books

Barnes & Noble's top store executive Mitchell Klipper has told the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) that the company plans the closure of a...

UH OH: Suddenly, Fewer People Are Buying Nooks

Reuters | Phil Wahba | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology

By Phil Wahba (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc's Nook unit reported weak holiday season numbers on Thursday as it sold fewer e-readers an...