*+-‘New technology always stirs up fears of the unknown,’ says Javier Celaya, author of the publishing report, New Business Models in the Digital Age.
*+-Image Comics may be best known as the publisher of The Walking Dead, but its their business model which is truly noteworthy, writes Samuel Sattin.
*+-The download first, pay-as-you-read ebook sales model from Total Boox in Israel promises a superior consumer experience by minimizing the uncertainty of book buying.
*+-In search of new revenue streams, should publishers get into the service provider business and potentially give competitors a boost?
*+-Silicon Valley tech analytics upstart CoverCake was created exclusively for the publishing industry to track the impact of social media on campaigns.
*+-Comic book impresario Mark Waid left legacy publishing to launch Thrillbent, a digital startup he believes will unleash creativity on the page and in the biz.
*+-Paula Gantz reports from the recent STM conference in London where the hot topics were subscription models, new revenue streams, Chinese opportunities, & more.
*+-STM publishing offers models for other sectors. Which STM-related topics would you like to see Publishing Perspectives cover in more detail in the future?
*+-Crowd-sourced publishing? Super cheap e-books? Book discovery, social reading retail sites? Which has the most long-term viability?
*+-The relationships between entrepreneurs and venture capitalists and authors and publishers are more similar than you might think.