Corey Pressman of Exprima Media links the closure of Readmill to the evolution of post-print culture, or what Marshall McLuhan called ‘the second orality.’
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Fanfiction offers an alternative publishing model for community engagement, online interaction and the book business, argues Anna von Veh of NZ’s Say Books.
A fear of piracy is one thing, but a fear of sharing? If social reading and community building is the cornerstone of book marketing, then users must be trusted.
Change agents on the West coast meet book publishers from New York at the Books in Browsers conference. The result: a lot of quotable moments.
Social reading seems like a counterintuitive idea, but it enriches both reading and publishing, argues Anobii CEO Matteo Berlucchi.
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This week Brazil’s publishing industry gathered to discuss the opportunities and pitfalls of digital.
Do you only buy the books your friends suggest? Perhaps not. By Edward Nawotka It has long been a maxim in book marketing that “word-of-mouth” […]
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead article discusses the launch of Sens Critique, a new social bookmarking, criticism and reading site. In the the United States […]
By Edward Nawotka In today’s thoughtful editorial by Franz Wisner, he argues that the immediate, fragmentary nature of most writing on the Internet and social […]