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The New Publisher: Innovation and Incompetence

Yesterday, the Author\’s Guild placed an ill-advised blog entry on their site. It\’s such an obvious piece of fluff propaganda that it\’s being picked apart around the internet. One of the better commentaries was penned by Passive Guy over on his blog. I\’ll agree with PG\’s summary: the writer of said post was clueless. PG […]

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BISG Announces ISBN Recommendations – Problems

The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) announced last week a new document describing their idea for best practices in ISBN use for publishing today, specifically addressing digital publishing. Some excepts from the press release:   New York, NY (December 7, 2011) — The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) announced today the publication of a new Policy

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Mike Shatzkin asks: what can publishers offer in digital publishing? A response.

Mike Shatzkin has just posted an excellent new article: \”Will book publishers be able to retain primacy as ebook publishers?\” Some snippets:   \”… I think we’re going to see a US market that is 80% digital for narrative text reading in the pretty near future: could be as soon as two years from now

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Mike Shatzkin asks: what can publishers offer in digital publishing? A response.

Mike Shatzkin has just posted an excellent new article: \”Will book publishers be able to retain primacy as ebook publishers?\” Some snippets:   \”… I think we’re going to see a US market that is 80% digital for narrative text reading in the pretty near future: could be as soon as two years from now

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