|05-04-2006, 06:45 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2002
Device: Too many to count here.
Why the situation is ripe for e-books
Michael Mace not only has profound insight in the mobile tech industry, but he is also a talented writer. In his latest editorial Mike systematically analyzes why e-books, although so far they have been a failure in the consumer market, are ready to pick up steam. Some issues he raises:
My favorite quote:
So most of the value added by publishers is logistical - they manage the complicated production process, get the book placed in stores, handle returns, and so on. If the printing and bookselling process is bypassed, the value-add of most publishers goes away. And so, perhaps, does the publisher.
|05-06-2006, 11:34 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jul 2003
I cannot agree more, in particular on the quote that the need for publishers is so yesterday.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|[Expired] The Undead Situation-- now in Mobi and ePub!||ejknapp||Self-Promotions by Authors and Publishers||13||07-20-2010 07:18 PM|
|The Undead Situation .99 cent new novel!||ejknapp||Deals, Freebies, and Resources (No Self-Promotion)||7||12-12-2009 04:17 AM|
|PDF Situation with the current Ereaders||manchuia||Which one should I buy?||32||07-03-2008 01:24 PM|
|Weird Situation with SmartMedia Card||Kasrielle||Fictionwise eBookwise||6||03-13-2008 06:50 PM|