From Around the ?Net on 04/04/11
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 03:06:05 +0000
Online Task Management – Producteev
(tags: productivity tools tasks todo task list)
More Coming in 2011!
Thu, 02 Dec 2010 19:25:58 +0000
Watch this space for a relaunch of the blog in 2011.
The Future of Publishing is Not What You Think
Thu, 18 Mar 2010 15:36:11 +0000
This clever video from DK encourages publishers to change their perspective on their impending doom. Watch all of it – it’s not what you think.
What do you think?
Fun, Free Online Christmas Activities with Santa
Mon, 21 Dec 2009 15:44:32 +0000
Note: I originally wrote this for Dadomatic
As Christmas draws near, I thought I?d share some fun online sites you might like to share with your children this holiday season. Of course a quick Google search will yield you thousands of results, but here are a few I?ve enjoyed with my kids.
My 4 year old especially [...]
Social Media Tools For Publishing Professionals
Thu, 12 Mar 2009 15:07:49 +0000
Today I had the opportunity to give a crash course in social media to a group of publishing colleagues at Wiley’s European headquarters. The talk was only an hour, so we covered a lot of ground quickly with hopes that everyone could pick up at least one tool they could put to use right away. [...]
Interesting Twitter Strategy from Chelsea Green Publishers
Wed, 18 Feb 2009 21:31:20 +0000
I witnessed an interesting use of Twitter today by Chelsea Green Publishers who promoted their website and books with a very simple contest.
The premise was very straight forward – tweet about a book from their website that you would like to read. The 10th person to tweet a book wins the book tweeted. Free book, [...]
Digital Books: Digital FAIL?
Wed, 11 Feb 2009 15:03:55 +0000
This week I had a lively conversation about Amazon’s recent Kindle mobile phone announcement with Wiley Author Reto Meier. I invited Reto to share his thoughts with readers on why he believes digital books have a very long way yet to go.
The future of publishing may be digital, but costly Kindles and eBooks on iPhones [...]
Pulling the Sword from the Stone: Amazon?s Kindle Books to be Available on Mobile Phones
Fri, 06 Feb 2009 15:26:25 +0000
Did you feel that? That was a tremor in the publishing world. There have been many of them over the past several months, but yesterday?s announcement from Amazon could be especially game changing in my opinion.
Amazon announced plans to make its Kindle titles available for a variety of mobile phones. Earlier this year they announced [...]
From Around the ?Net on 01/08/09
Fri, 09 Jan 2009 03:03:54 +0000
10 Trends in Media & Publishing
(tags: Publishing Media)
Apple Removes DRM Shackles. Books Next?<div class="entry-title-go-to"></div>
(tags: DRM Apple Music E-books)
The Problem of Media Economics: Value Equations Have Radically Changed<div class="entry-title-go-to"></div>
(tags: Publishing web2.0 media content)
My Glamorous Publishing Life
Tue, 06 Jan 2009 20:40:27 +0000
I’ll keep this short. The inspiration for this post comes from yet another a recent NYT article on the demise of Publishing (go ahead and read it – I’ll wait.) When I read the comments of my colleague Ellen Gerstein, I knew I had to throw my two cents in as well.
The publishing life described [...]
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