There's a wide discussion going on about the future of the book. It's mostly myopic, centered around products and not the end consumer. The real discussion should be about how humans acquire content solutions, not whether they are physical or electronic.
If you are wondering whether we've seen the biggest leap in eBook adoption, read this post. There are three developments that could cause even more user adoption, further digitizing the publishing industry.
Net Minds is a marketplace for book ideas that produces digital products. We are making a big bet on the rise of digital books (eBook or Print On Demand) in our reading life. For this first post I'd like to tell you about my journey to the digital publishing revolution.
Every time I hear someone say, "I've been thinking about self-publishing my book idea," I reply, "Why? Don't you want it to be good? Don't you want the world to read it?" Then I explain to them, what I'm about to reveal to you. It should really be called By-Your-Self Publishing. Because when you do it, you are all alone from concept to execution.
Net Minds CEO Tim Sanders talks to Mark Ragan about the returns problem that plagues the publishing industry. Shot at Nasdaq by Ragan Communications.
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