Technology will not solve Publishers eBook problems.

It is hard to tell if this article on ePub3 could be any more wrong The publishing industry has a problem, and EPUB is not the solution http://toc.oreilly.com/2013/02/the-publishing-industry-has-a-problem-and-epub-is-not-the-solution.html The author, a smart guy I assume, seems to believe that technology and more accurately, the right technology, and even more specifically DRM free, zero cost, openContinue reading “Technology will not solve Publishers eBook problems.”

Are book publishers frozen with indecision in attempting to enter the electronic publishing era?

I do not envy the plight of the book publishers in the new world of ebooks. The Problem – New Technology is Changing the Market Book publishers are being pulled in all directions as they struggle to come to grips with the new reality of publishing electronic books for tablets, smart phones and ereaders. TheContinue reading “Are book publishers frozen with indecision in attempting to enter the electronic publishing era?”

Can publishers survive in the electronic book era?

Guy Kawasaki has some interesting advice for publishers to help them move forward in the era of dis-intermediation, self-publishing and electronics books…read it here (10 Strategies for Publishers to Succeed and Survive) My concern with this advice is that it is the same advice that has been echoed to them for years. I believe thatContinue reading “Can publishers survive in the electronic book era?”