Free Webinar – eBooks’ real impact on the book publishing market

September 8th, 2011 · Comments Off

Digital Book World is offering a free webinar (sponsored by Aptara) next week, September 20th.  More info is below (from the website where you can register) eBooks are the most dominant force in contemporary publishing, but skyrocketing consumer sales aside, what is their real impact on book publishers’ operations and bottom lines? In this free […]

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Webinar Summary eBooks vs. Apps: Pros, Cons, and Possibilities

July 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I attended the Digital Book World/Aptara webinar today -eBooks vs. Apps:  The Pros, Cons, and Possibilities.  My notes are below, summarizing the content.  Very interesting webinar and some really good content, eye opening for a librarian to see what features are being discussed for enhanced ebooks, brings back memories of interfaces past and present.  Slides […]

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Tags: Audio Books · Conferences/Events · DRM · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Mobile Devices

Google Editions: What We Know (and Don’t Know)

July 20th, 2010 · Comments Off

Eric Freese, and Aptara Solutions Architect, wrote an article for the Digital Book World blog yesterday, “Google Editions:  what we know and don’t know.”  In this article he discusses content, platforms, partners, EPUB, price, and the possibility of a “gpad” type tablet in the future.  Unfortunately, as the title suggests, there is much we don’t […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats · Google Books · New Products · Print on demand · Publishing

Free WebCast – eBooks vs. Apps: The Pros, the Cons, the Possibilities

July 15th, 2010 · Comments Off

eBooks vs. Apps: The Pros, the Cons, the Possibilities – a free webcast sponsored by Aptara, a community partner of Digital Book World. Between the overwhelming popularity of the iPad and the increased adoption and continuing evolution of ePub, the opportunities and sales channels for digital books have exploded over the past 12 months.  Most […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Mobile Devices · Publishing