E-Book Readers: Retailers Load Up Their Shelves with products from Amazon, Sony, Barnes & Noble and a host of smaller startup firms with ereaders to sell.
Sundman: Friedlander on the Future of Publishing. In an interview on his Wetmachine blog, John Sundman asks questions about the future of publishing, pbooks and ebooks.
EBooks: Futility or Utility? Ebooks and ebook readers are in a primitive stage of development where they mostly imitate printed books. This won’t last forever.
Self-Publishers Start Here: Ebooks and Ebook Readers are becoming more and more important in the publishing industry, and this might be a good thing for self-publishers. It has helped level the playing field and allowed solo publishers to thrive.
Today was the regular month meeting of the (San Francisco) Bay Area Independent Publishers Association (BAIPA). As usual the meeting was well attended, many people came for the first time, there was a lot of lively networking going on and people seem to have been energized. As usual we were treated to an hour of […]
I wonder if we’re getting over our recent taste for gift cards. From the look of the racks crowded around the cash registers at the local Safeway, I would say they’re still popular. Sometimes, instead of these cards being a gift, they seem to be become an obligation, an errand, or a chore. I should […]
At today’s meeting of the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association, Peter Beren laid out a striking picture of the events that have defined publishing this year. Peter is a publishing consultant and agent. He was the publisher of Sierra Club Books and VIA Books, and VP of Publishing at Palace Press International. Peter is also […]