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?”

Disintermediation – It is possible and also necessary

It is happening in both the video game market and the ebook market. The sales and distribution model is broken, new tools are being developed that allow the authors or developers to bring their product directly to the consumer. The publishers are doing everything they can to stop progress. The model is broken and mustContinue reading “Disintermediation – It is possible and also necessary”