Kirkus Reviews Launches New Category – Children’s Book Apps

February 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

While at the O’Reilly Tools of Change conference earlier this week, I attended a session on literary reviewing in the digital age.  Bob Carlton from Kirkus was on the panel and provided an overview of the new project Kirkus is taking on to review children’s book apps.   It will be live in early March.  The […]

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TOC – Literary Reviewing in the Digital Age

February 16th, 2011 · Comments Off

Literary Reviewing in the Digital Age Panelists:  Bethanne Patrick, Book Maven Media, (Moderator), Bob Carlton, Kirkus Reviews, Ron Charles, Washington Post, Sarah Weinman, Publishers Marketplace Some of the questions addressed in the discussion were:  What are the biggest challenges to literary reviewing?   So many books, so many critics – how do readers sort through […]

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TOC – Online Marketing, What is Working to Move Units

February 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

TOC – The real title of this presentation is…. So an Author, a Publisher, and a Reader Walk into a Bar…  Feb. 24 Speakers:  Malle Vallik, eHARLEQUIN, and Bob Carlton, LibreDigital Bob and Malle discussed online marketing and what is working to move units. They felt this would be a great conversation in a bar, thus […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Discovery · Ebook Readers · Marketing