The average American spends nearly 3 hours a day on their smartphone? And that just ten apps control 98% of that time.
Amazon now controls over 50% of all books sales and 85%+ of ebook sales.
The resurgence of print is "wishful thinking rather than an understanding of what’s actually happening".
Publishers should raise prices: there 's far more flexibility than publishers think.
The merger of the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) with the W3C will enable DRM-protected books in browsers.
These are just a few of the many insights you'll learn from digital publishing expert Thad McIlroy in Tizra's free webinar this Thursday. Thad has been on the cutting edge of technology trends for decades, authored or co-authored more than a dozen books, served as Program Director for the Seybold Seminars and written hundreds of articles and posts on subjects ranging from XML to metadata to marketing and publishing automation.
The 5 Top Issues Facing Association Publishing Management and how to Tackle Them!
When the Collected Papers of Albert Einstein went live on Tizra a few years ago, it was a huge step forward. Suddenly, anyone anywhere could search and access the output of one of the 20th Century’s great minds…from love letters to breakthrough articles that changed how we think about the nature of time and space.
But the project also showed the limits of traditional tools for searching within large, complex publications. These limits sparked a collaboration with Princeton University Press and Einstein Papers Project editors, which this year resulted in a dynamic new search interface, which we’ll be demonstrating in a Webcast Friday, December 15 at 1pm ET.
The interface not only makes it easier for Einstein researchers to home in on relevant content on both mobile devices and desktops, it points the way toward faster, better searching within a wide range of publication types, from reference books to periodicals, technical documentation and standards to textbooks. Click To Register for…
That's how The Chronicle of Higher Education described the quandary many publishers face. We think it's apt, particularly since they also said Tizra Publisher offers "a cost effective new model to try out."
A key reason? We start with the "dreaded PDF" files publishers already have, which means…
Tizra doesn't require an investment in high-priced technology or legions of IT helpers. Presses don't have to convert files to a more flexible XML format or invest scarce resources in custom-designed software.
Read the full article here.
Bill Ives has been writing about knowledge management since the days when for most people that meant color coding your files, so we were really pleased when he agreed to evaluate Tizra Publisher in The AppGap, a blog on the future of work. We were even more pleased when he said "I see this service as a great tool for content sellers."
But we thought his keenest insight was into applications beyond traditional publishing...
[Tizra Publisher] can also be a useful content distribution system for enterprises that need to manage the presentation of their information. This will be especially useful for verticals with a lot of internal content such as legal firms, pharma, and other research oriented enterprises.
Ives saw Tizra's combination of easy and yet precisely controlled content distribution as key for these users, and others needing to share marketing and technical information.
Read the full review.