Publishing Update 1111

While the Kindle, iPad and the world of ebooks creeps in, there's still a lot of power in publishing.
* GreenPrint software seeks the most efficient printer for the job
* Ballantine publishes 'mini green guide' for direct mail
* Ebooks' popularity is rewriting the sales story
* 4 ways jumbo postcards can help boost business
* In defense of print: 10 great resources
* 10 principles of writing for the Web
* 5 Day Delivery FAQs
* Beware the Kindle
and more ... November 22, 2011

Publishing Update March 28

What does it take to improve readership and traffic? Content, of course! This edition we've got some content oriented info as well as some PDF and eBook insights ... * Honor Thy Content: The Five Commandments of Editorial Excellence * So the Publishing Business Didn't Die, After All * Magazine readers engage more with interactive than static print ads: Adobe * Apple's bet on publishing * Printing Employment Shrinks, Shipments per Employee Rise * Tear down this PDF * Will Ebooks Jeopardize the Carbon Reduction Goals of the Book Industry? * Publishing experts take dim view of Apple's new rules for iPads and iPhones -- and more ... March 28, 2011

Publishing Update March 14

I've run across several really good articles -- and some stories you may have missed -- that broaden your understanding of the publishing scene as it unfolds ... * Who Else Wants to Write Better Email Copy? * Seven Reasons Newspapers Are Not Rebounding Financially * Facing A Dire Financial Situation, USPS Emphasizes Its Eco-Friendly Efforts * Google launches eBooks, cross-platform e-bookstore and reader * iPad publishing: time to switch to v2.0 * Making all postage 'forever' is right move * E-book sales outdo print * Analysis: Book publishers may suffer in world without Borders * For Magazines, a Bitter Pill in iPad... March 14, 2011

Publishing Update March kickoff

Now the news of the iPad 2 begins to ripple through the publishing industry -- but hey, there was still unfinished business before the iPad! This issue: * Magazines Down * Page Numbers for Kindle Books an Imperfect Solution * Inkjet Rises Higher * Key Success Factors for a tablet-only 'paper' * Publishers greet Apple's iPad plan with icy silence * Google One Pass to Challenge Apple Subscription Service * Bookstores feeling pain from digital technologies * The Business of Sustainability for Paper and Print... and more March 7, 2011

Publishing & Media Notes

In this edition, we've gathered some of the more interesting items in the publishing channels. Mark Dolliver writes 'What People Think of the Ad/PR Biz' ; Theodore F. di Stefano asks do e-readers spell the end of print media? Also, Six Reasons Print Belongs in Your Media Mix ; The FTC's Green Guidelines ; and do you think ads be coming to book publishing industry? Read along and remember to send in your discoveries! September 10, 2010

Publishing & Media Update

We're following the trends in publishing both on paper and the web! This issue looks at * Newspapers? Dying? Social media? Rising? * Adobe may transform content management industry * Dismiss the rate hike? * Why metadata matters for the future of e-books * Apple as middle-man troubles magazine publishers * New York Times free help for publishers? ... and more August 16, 2010

Publishing, Content and Media

Is printing dead? Do you buy printing -- or broker printing for clients? This 60-Second Window kicks off August with a look at printing, publishing, media and the continuing art of putting ink on paper July 28, 2010

Publishing content and news

This 60-Second Window takes us past the State of the News Media 2010, wondering if the iPad will really change the publishing landscape, and seeing online providers trying outsourced journalism. Links and references that you should read ... June 26, 2010

Another publishing revolution?

From all indications of social networking, cloud computing, and hand-held devices like the iPhone and iPad, we may be facing yet another publishing revolution. I watched as desktop publishing took over, let's see where we're going today May 28, 2010