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Alex Warlick- Assignment #2

http://www.randomhouse.com I love Random House. I’ve been a fan of the books produced by this publisher since I started collecting books in the seventh grade. However, their website is confusing. It’s clear that they’re trying to show the viewer the…

Assignment 2 – Tyler da Silva

Penguin Classics Penguin Books keeps a separate website for the classic books it publishes, and this site is stylistically different from its main site. While the main site takes a step forward into the modern (e.g., no borders around its…

Assignment #2: Publisher Website Review

http://www.carltonbooks.co.uk/ Carlton Books offers everything that a publishing website should have and more, it offers an extensive book catalogue and a very in-depth search bar, where you can narrow down your searches to imprints and narrower subjects. Another part I…

Who’s got the goods in publishing?

When reviewing publishing websites, I figured a great starting point would be the Big Six. As I branched out from their individual sites to imprints of each of those companies, and then other publishers, I found two that stood out…

Zack Miller – Assignment #2

HarperCollins Publishers – http://www.harpercollins.com/ Although I’m not big fan of some of books they publish, HarperCollins has the most user friendly website by far. Sometimes the bigger conglomerates have very confusing sites because of all the subpages, but they managed…

Colleen Rooney’s Second Assignment

http://www.symmetrypress.com/# I feel that this website falls on the end of the spectrum that doesn’t do so well. I believe the site was trying to achieve promotion for their wellness books, but they failed. There is no information given about…

Publisher’s Websites -Paige Merrow

http://crownpublishing.com/ After spending time scrolling through pages of publishing websites, I narrowed my personal favorite to two: Random House and Crown Publishing. Between these two websites, I had a difficult time choosing which I thought was more successful because they…

Teagan Bokanovich_Chapters 1 & 2

After reading chapter one I find myself being drawn to the whole publicity aspect of publishing. We briefly touched upon the fact in class that a lot of publishing nowadays is marketing whereas it used to be a part of…

Assignment 1

The last decade saw so many changes in every aspect of life. The changes in publishing have extended beyond books and newspapers and can in essence include many other aspects of the world. When one aspect changes it does affect…