What Would You Do to Save Borders?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka It always seems like drama surrounds the big digital publishing conferences. In January 2010, attendees at the first annual Digital Book World eagerly awaited the announcement of the iPad. This year at Tools of Change in New York people have greeted the official announcement that Borders Book Group has filed for bankruptcy with a variety of reactions, …

The CEO Panel Drinking Game–At a Conference Near You

In Erin's Perspective by Erin L. Cox

By Erin L. Cox As Digital Book World comes to a close, I looked back at the Twitter feed to catch up on the news from sessions I missed, remind myself of the salient points from the panels I did attend, and to chuckle at the snarky comments.   Yesterday, one of the main stage panels was “A CEO’s View of …

Survey: E-book Usage in Publishing

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson Inspired by the presentations and discussions at Digital Book World, Publishing Perspectives has created a short survey on e-books for the folks who work in publishing. Please take a minute to answer the questions below. We’ll post the results shortly! Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool.

Bold Predictions: Half of US Publishers Expect E-books to Be Dominant Format by 2014

In English Language by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka NEW YORK: Facts and figures about the e-book business remain elusive. So anyone who can provide some concrete data is a welcome guest at any publishing conference. On Tuesday, James McQuivey, a research analyst at Forrester, served up several intriguing data points as part of the Digital Book World conference taking place in New York this week. Forrester’s …