David and Goliath: Independent Authors and Publishers Versus the Conglomerate Book Model

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How Mobile Publishing Can Save the Future of the Independents When I began working with the largest eBook distributor in Israel, Yaron Goldstein, one of the first things he told me was that the Israeli publishing community had never experienced the  phenomenon of Amazon and eBooks.  In other words, there… Continue reading

Me Tarzan, You Jane. Let’s Get These Publishers Out of the Amazon Jungles!

Mobile Publishing as Told By a Futurist I met Jane Friedman virtually through an interview she did with another publishing expert, Joanna Penn.  What attracted me to her futuristic discussion about where publishing is going was her assessment of the overall playing field for all authors and publishers.  We must do… Continue reading

The Future of Publishing

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Scams versus Plans There is one common denominator that all scam artists, publishers and self-publishers have in common:  we all want to make money.  

Simplify, Simplify

I’d just read a list of 10 stupid mistakes business people make written by coach Wendy Stevens, and then I was talking to my wife, Ellen, a fellow Boomer and person who is a normal consumer of digital information.  I needed to explain to Ellen how my product is providing value to… Continue reading