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Tips for Technologists #6: There are Multiple Solutions to Any Question

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When it comes to technology solutions, the choices out there are near endless. So, it’s important that your solution should always meet all of your answers for that question.

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What Comes First, the Platform or the Book?

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Conventional wisdom says that first you build a platform and then you write a book. But what if you want to do it the other way around? Is one way best?

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From Book to…Blog? Inspiration for the Aspiring Nonfiction Author


David Krall wanted to write a book about the Brooklyn Dodgers, but had no platform. Defying conventional publishing wisdom, he wrote it anyway. Here’s how.

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BEA Believes Book Bloggers Matter, Buys Book Blogger Conference


Today, Reed Exhibitions bought the Book Blogger Convention as a supplement to BookExpo America. Blog on, book lovers, blog on…

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The Value Rubric: Do Book Bloggers Really Matter?

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Author Beth Kephart discusses the impact bloggers have had on her career, propelling her most recent novel into a third printing and foreign rights sales.

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Does a Large Online Following Guarantee an Author Readers?

It’s a truism in publishing that the larger an author’s “community” of readers, the better chance of success they have as an author. But it’s […]

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The Future of Publishing is “Anywhere, Anytime, Anyhow”

By Daniel Kalder NEW YORK: Founded seven years ago, MarkLogic is the maker of a database for “unstructured data” — which these days consists of […]

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From Camp to Con: The Book Maven on Conventioneering

There are 1,000 stories in the naked city, errr, at the Tools of Change for Publishing, and this is just one of them

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“The Kids Get It, Even If You Don’t”: Transmedia Storytelling in the Classroom

Editorial by Ian Harper MINNEAPOLIS: The National Education Technology Plan in the US has prescribed a wholesale technological transformation for education. Yet, adults — parents and […]

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Authors, Social Media and the Allure of Magical Thinking

Editorial by Daniel Kalder So anyway, I’ve got a great idea. Times are hard for publishers, therefore publicists should write books. No, really: they know […]

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