How Netflix Knew “House of Cards” Was Worth $100 Million image

The recent book, “Streaming, Sharing, Stealing” by Michael Smith and Rahul Tenang outlines the effects of technology on the media space. A good review of the book can be found on the Scholarly Kitchen. One of the early stories in the book outlines the value of data in making decisions. Producers were shopping an American version of a British show called, House of Cards. The show would star Kevin Spacey, be directed by David Fincher, and be adapted by award-winning screenwriters. Networks balked. They didn’t think political dramas sold anymore. They wanted a multi-million-dollar pilot to be made before making any commitment. Even the stellar names associated with the project didn’t change their tune. The show was on the rocks. ...

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ISPG Publishers Adopt RedLink’s Publisher Dashboard image

Westborough, MA (September 7, 2016) — Twenty-two scientific, technology, and medical (STM) publishers participating in ISPG – a membership group of highly prestigious society publishers – have voted to adopt RedLink’s Publisher Dashboard as its business intelligence solution for institutional sales growth and retention, through 2018. ISPG publishers represent 64 journals and 3 eBook series. Publishers adopting RedLink’s Publisher Dashboard include: American Society of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) American Society of Nutrition (ASN) American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Bioscientifica Company of Biologists ...

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RedLink After Wiley’s Acquisition of Atypon image

On August 18th, Wiley announced a definitive agreement to acquire Atypon. You can find the press release here. RedLink was started within Atypon, but is now an independent company, and was not involved in this transaction. There are no substantive changes for RedLink with this news, and we continue to be dedicated to providing libraries and publishers with innovative tools and services. This news reinforces the independence of RedLink relative to publishers, platforms, and projects. With our Dashboards for libraries and publishers, and our public benefit corporation, RedLink Network, delivering free IP registry and broadcast coordination, our offerings are novel and solve real problems in our industry. We look forward to working with you to help you and your teams ...

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