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E-Book Disruption Means Smaller Incomes for Authors

E-Book Disruption Means Smaller Incomes for Authors

The digital revolution that is disrupting the book industry's economic model is having a negative impact on the careers of literary writers, The Wall Street Journal said. Priced much lower than hardcovers, e-books generate less income for publishers, who, at the same time, are buying fewer titles. [Full Story…]

NY Publishers Condé Nast, Time Inc. Make iPad Moves

NY Publishers Condé Nast, Time Inc. Make iPad Moves

Two NY magazine publishers made some iPad moves recently. Condé Nast 's The New Yorker made some changes so that users of the Apple iPad Safari browser are automatically recognized when they come in from the iPad, letting them access the web site and magazine archives.  Time Inc. launched [Full Story…]

Evolution of E-books, iPad Discussed in July Panel

Evolution of E-books, iPad Discussed in July Panel

In a recent ibreakfast discussion, panelists spoke about the future evolution of e-books and iPads. David Steinberger of ComiXology introduced the idea of "transmedia": content that exists across media, with content "belonging" in different states. Comics belong in the static or [Full Story…]

Penguin’s Shanks Believes 15 More E-Readers On Way

Penguin's Shanks Believes 15 More E-Readers On Way

The number of e-readers on the market could grow from five to as many as 20 in five years, firing up e-book demand, David Shanks, CEO, NY-based Penguin Group USA said. "We think e-books are additive. The more convenient it is the more books we are going to sell," he told FT.com, adding [Full Story…]

Google’s Economic Impact: $8.4 Billion in Tri-State Area

Google's Economic Impact:  $8.4 Billion in Tri-State Area

Google has released a state-by-state analysis of its economic impact in the country. Nationwide, the search giant generated $54 billion in economic activity last year, but here is how it breaks down for the tri-state area: $6.3 billion in New York $1.4 billion in NJ $743 million in [Full Story…]

Panelists Discuss Tablet Competition at NYC Event

Panelists Discuss Tablet Competition at NYC Event

At the WeMedia Tabula Rasa tablet computing event last week, panelists imagined a world where the iPad had competition. Fence sitters were the largest contingent at the event, blogger Steve Rosenbaum said in an article on Fast Company.com. These are the people who want to believe that the "iPad [Full Story…]

NYC’s Hunch Predicts Responses and Preferences

NYC's Hunch Predicts Responses and Preferences

New York based start-up Hunch has created a game out of acquiring and maintaining consumer information. The company, created in June of 2009, collects data by asking questions ranging from the mundane to the serious and can become very accurate at predicting responses and preferences. Currently, [Full Story…]

Developers Can Demo iPad Ideas at “Tabula Rasa” Event

Developers Can Demo iPad Ideas at "Tabula Rasa" Event

The We Media Innovation Group is presenting "Tabula Rasa," a tablet computing event running from 10AM to 4PM, April 29th at the Digital Events Sandbox, 55 Broadway, Fourth Floor in Manhattan. The event will include a "throwdown" where magazine, newspaper, book, telecom, [Full Story…]

April 2010 Entrepreneur’s Forum

April 2010 Entrepreneur's Forum

The Entrepreneur's Forum, brought to us by Ultra Light Startups, will be taking place in New York this April.The forum focuses on Ad Networks and presents a section for Entrepreneurs, Publishers and Advertisers. Panelists include Dean Harris (CMO of Kayak.com, Vonage and HotJobs), Jonathan Hsu [Full Story…]

Author Turns to E-Commerce to Augment Revenue

Author Turns to E-Commerce to Augment Revenue

With advances and acquisitions shrinking, authors have turned to the internet to raise their revenues. Agents are reporting that advances for non-celebrity writers are down 50% from where they were in the past few years and, in order to combat this, authors are exploring some unconventional methods. [Full Story…]

How Could Publishers Better Engage Their Readers?

How Could Publishers Better Engage Their Readers?

NYConvergence ORIGINAL In a panel moderated by ContentNext's Lauren Rich Fine this morning at the EconAffinity Conference, panel participants Rich Beattie of TravelandLeisure.com, Matthew Goldstein of Peer39, Graham Hill of TreeHugger.com, and Lesley Pinckey of Essence.com, discussed this [Full Story…]