Rick Joyce, Chief Marketing Officer of The Perseus Books Group, to speak at PIA gala in January 2012
Alison Norrington | More on the program for the world's first transmedia conference.
Mike Shatzkin | Conceiving issues that will gestate in the next nine months; planning for 2012 Digital Book World.
F+W Media, Inc. has announced the appointment of Alison Norrington as Chairperson of StoryWorld Conference + EXPO.
J.J. Madden | "The formal sessions were captivating, as was the time in between."
"DBW is a valuable resource for anyone working in or around the publishing industry." Christopher Ferebee, Partner, Yates & Yates, LLP
A quick roundup of coverage and reactions to Digital Book World 2011.
The hashtag for the conference will be #dbw11, with assigned hashtags for Workshops and breakout sessions.
By Mike Shatzkin | "We have presidents and CEOs, senior level executives, agents, industry consultants and commentators."
By Mike Shatzkin || "Today’s blog is to recruit the readers of The Shatzkin Files [and DigitalBookWorld.com] to help too."
By Marian Schembari || "With intiatives like these, who could possibly worry about the future of publishing?"
By Iris Blasi || "I don’t know how to publish an author who will not engage online."
By Marian Schembari || "If you’re in marketing and in publishing and not in social media, you’re not going to have a job."
By Tim Brandhorst || "The laughter was gradually replaced by an awed silence as Raelene Gorlinsky described with perfect clarity how Ellora's Cave has evolved."
By Iris Blasi || Not everything from the web works; "It takes more art and timing to get it right than you might think."
By Marian Schembari || "To try to be a generalist as a small publisher is basically suicide."
By Stephen Bateman || "And that is the first lesson: sharing is de rigueur in this new digital world."
"If you expect readers to pay $12.99 or more for an ebook, you must give them the same high-quality product they expect in the printed world."
By Jane Friedman || "We have this commission model, but if I am offering a fair service for a fair price, fine."
By Jane Friedman || "Splitting the rights sounds tasty, but that would push down the e-book price since that rights holder has no stake in the print version of the book."
By Alice Pope || "While you have to have an online marketing plan, you also have to have a real world, offline marketing plan."
By Jane Friedman || "Publishing is much more collaborative and transparent now than it was even 10 years ago."
By Marian Schembari || "If bookstores continue to shut down left and right, readers have a limited ability to physically browse through books."
By Guy LeCharles Gonzalez || People are reading more than ever, and that's not a threat to publishers, it's an opportunity. What are YOU going to do about it?
What can publishers and authors do to be better partners with their most passionate evangelists?
"Businesses need to act differently in 2010 or others will displace them. It's time to reinvent." -Shiv Singh
Perspectives on our inaugural Digital Book World conference from Huffington Post, TeleRead, GalleyCat, Publishing Perspectives and more.
"Whether you're following along online, or just want to check out a session you missed, we've created this list of all of the hashtags for the Conference."
Digital Book World’s NYC 7×20x21 is a PechaKucha-style event with a couple of tweaks.
by Guy LeCharles Gonzalez || "It's a bit crazy to think of print as the underdog, but..."
Digital Book World speakers share eBook strategies and models.
#dbw Solutions, not theories; practicality, not punditry.