The Book Industry Study Group, along with a variety of corporate sponsors, launched a study in late 2009 about consumer attitudes toward e-book reading. Consumers were asked a series of questions in Nov. 2009, Jan. 2010 and again in July 2010. Some initial results were released during a twitter #followreader discussion hosted by O’Reilly TOC. [...]
August 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment
February 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off
I’m at the TOC conference this week and will be posting summaries of the sessions I attend . The conference is sold out, as usual. Today are a series of workshops and tomorrow and Wednesday smaller sessions on a variety of topics, but all relating to ebooks and publishing.
September 8th, 2009 · Comments Off
Thursday, October 8th O’Reilly TOC will host an online conference with a focus on eBooks. The online conference, An Emphasis on Ebooks, will discuss 3 main topics – eBook pricing, what users want, and the future of electronic reading. It’s $149.00 and begins at noon EDT, 9:00 PDT. For more info, visit the TOC site.
February 10th, 2009 · Comments Off
The OReilly Tools of Change conference is underway in NYC, with many presentations and discussions about ebooks. One that caught my eye was a panel discussion of eBook business models and strategies. The presenters were: Michael Smith (International Digital Publishing Forum), Kenneth Brooks (Cengage Learning), Leslie Hulse (HarperCollins Publishers), Cynthia Cleto (Springer Science+Business Media. Cynthia [...]