Apple’s iPad is a versatile computer accessory for consuming content. We try to find productivity apps that self-publishers can use, including Pages, Evernote, Dropbox, Atomic Web Browser and Goodreader, each of which fills a specific need.
Apple’s iPad is a revolutionary computer accessory ideal for consuming content, consuming digital products and, eventually, for targeted direct marketing. It’s seductive interface and the simplicity of its operation may lead it to wide adoption and use in mass marketing.
There are now many ways for self-publishers to get into the Apple iBookstore for the iPad. Unfortunately, the ebooks haven’t gotten any better. A look at different iBooks and a comparison to Kindle’s ebooks and a printed book are shown.
Inserting the Apple iPad, the agency model, the iBookstore and Apple’s market-changing magin into the middle of the crumbling structure of book publishing and distribution may have a huge impact. Stay tuned.
Today I’m following up on my earlier post about how authors can use keywords to help them both find readers and market their books. Instead of my hypothetical pizza book self-publisher, I’m going to use real examples from my blog to illustrate how you can get started using these long-tail, search-oriented marketing techniques. I know […]
In the later 1980s or early 1990s Citibank in New York, where we were living at the time, redid all their Manhattan branches, ripped out the old ATMs and installed new ones with full color, touchscreen interfaces. They were very easy to use. Every other ATM used a green or gray character-mode interface with buttons […]
In the run-up to the release of the Apple iPad, which will certainly challenge the Amazon Kindle in the eReader world, Amazon has released its Kindle for Mac software and announced a version that will run on the iPad. Although the Kindle reader had been available on PCs for several months, the Mac version is […]
With bated breath we await the arrival in a few days of the Apple iPad. This new tablet computer may—or may not—deliver an entirely new model of eBook distribution, finally clearing a path to the future from the jungle of confusion publishers and retailers seem to be in at the moment. Apple will supply a […]
It’s time to catch up on some news items, both from the publishing world, and closer to home. Nominations Open for the Author Blog Awards 2010 Are you an author who blogs? If you’re a self-published author, I hope the answer is “Yes” because it’s one of the best ways to find and connect with […]
We haven’t seen much of the Apple iPad yet, and the screen shots we have seen show that the fonts for the Apple iPad are perhaps not all they might be. What do we know? Apple, as far as I know, has issued only the one press release on the day of the product’s announcement, […]