Browsing by topic: E-readers

Downton Abbey as Metaphor for the Publishing Industry

Character reading Kindle

Amazon Kindle is now a ‘proud sponsor’ of Downton Abbey. And it suits, as the show’s story arc reflects the current dynamic in the publishing business.

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Innovating to Enable Storytelling in a Digital Age

Sherisse Hawkins

The CEO of Beneath the Ink, a former Time Warner Cable executive, delivers lessons learned from the digital transformation of the cable industry.

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Why the Digital Magazine Market Is Wide Open

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Allison Reber of Aquafadas asks why are the majority of magazines not going digital, outlines the challenges and reflects on possible solutions.

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Does The Future of Reading Include E-Readers?

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In New York Magazine, Kevin Roose states: ‘Software is eating the world. It’s also eating the book.’ He also doubts the future of dedicated e-readers.

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What Does Your Brain Like Better: Paper or Ebooks?

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Writing for the Financial Times, Julian Baggini examined some of the latest research, which he argues, is forcing us to ‘rethink how we respond to the written word.’

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Are Digital Distractions Monopolizing Reading Time?

Steve Bohme

Books do furnish a room, but according to many in the publishing industry, the fear is that emails, online video texts and tweets will prevent them being read.

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On Crowdfunding Books: When People Vote with Their Money

Inkshares

Adam Gomolin, a cofounder of Inkshares argues crowdfunded publishing provides its own legitimate filter, because it relies on a scarce resource: people’s money.

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Frankfurt Book Fair’s Juergen Boos on Changes for 2015

Juergen Boos, Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair (Photo: Peter Hirth / Frankfurter Buchmesse)

Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos discusses how new advancements coming to the Fair in 2015 reflect the shifting publishing and media marketplace.

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8 Tips on Monetizing the Backlist (But Don’t Call It That)

Jason Ojalvo, Adam Silverman and Joe Regal speak at the Monetizing the Backlist Conference

Every book is a backlist opportunity. Here we offer 8 tips gleaned from Publishing Perspectives’ Monetizing the Backlist conference last Thursday.

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Thai Publishers Using Social Media to Find Readers & Writers

Salmon Books

The Bangkok Post looks at how Thai publishers are leveraging social media and online video to promote titles to younger readers and reach a wider potential audience.

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