Tag: subscription services

by Julie Keck

1. Are e-readers environmentally friendly? (Mike Kozlowski / Good e-Reader) 2. Opinion: Sorry, but books will be like Netflix, with revenue as cliffhanger (Jonathan Blum / The Street) 3. Next-generation book publishing: Of the HTML, by the HTML, for the HTML (Sanders Kleinfeld / Digital Book World) 4. Video games inside of e-books: An idea [...] more »

by Eric Mark Do

The Toronto Star is testing the e-book market with a dedicated subscription model. Launched in November 2012, Star Dispatches is the brainchild of the Toronto Star’s marketing department. The Star already has more than 20 titles of long-form journalism to choose from — ranging from investigations, in-depth health reporting, special reports on events and more. [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Politico hits 1000 Pro subscriptions and plans to launch a magazine (PaidContent.org) 2. A time-saving plug-in that works like CliffsNotes for websites (Mashable) 3. What happens to our digital lives when we die? – VID (PBS NewsHour)  4. What’s next for ‘Alien’ and ‘Prometheus’ director Ridley Scott? YouTube (BuzzFeed) 5. In the digital era, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Librarians get love in Pew’s “Library Services in the Digital Age” Study (Salon) 2. Amazon’s Bezos: “E-Books is a multi-billion dollar category for us and growing fast” (Publishers Weekly) 3. Why Apple is a stumbling block in Amazon’s e-book transition (PaidContent.org) 4. Road to publication: Traditional publishing vs. self-publishing (Huffington Post) 5. The ins [...] more »