Are you attracted to a service such as BookRiff, which allows you to build your own book from a broad range of content? If so, why?
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As traditional business models of paying for content collapse, publishers must find new ways to get paid. Could voluntary micropayments be the answer?
The available platforms for the trade focus on either a rent/subscription model or an advertising model. Which do you prefer and why?
Justo Hidalgo argues that 24Symbol’s business model is a counterbalance to piracy, fills a need for readers, will generate print sales for publishers.
Based on the Spotify model, streaming e-book subscription platforms are tricky to monetize properly for publishers — though they appear to be inevitable. By Javier […]
A subscription model that offers readers access to books a chapter at a time has potential to generate equivalent revenue and convert browsers into buyers. […]
The concept of cloud reading, also known as “Spotify for books,” sounds appealing, but has different implications depending on your position in the market. By […]
By Hannah Johnson The New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. announced today the launch date and additional details of “digital subscriptions” for the New […]
By Edward Nawotka Yes, it’s a huge question. But the general consensus is the university and academic publishing models are broken. Under pressure from funding […]
By Michael Bhaskar People constantly talk about social reading as the next business model for publishing. Well, it’s here, it’s The Mongoliad. In the febrile, […]