Free Ebook Publishing Webinars in June by O'Reilly
What Traditional Publishers Can Learn from Self-Publishers
The lines between traditional and self-publishing is blurring. In fact, some traditional publishers are launching their own self-publishing imprints. We've lined up four leaders of the self-publishing world to share lessons learned and how we can all work together. The webcast features insights from Eileen Gittins (CEO of Blurb), Bob Young (CEO of Lulu), Mark Coker (Smashwords Founder) and Pete Nikolai (Director at Westbow Press, the self-publishing imprint of Thomas Nelson).
What Do eReader Customers Really, Really Want?
In an encore performance of one of TOC NY's most popular sessions, Michael Tamblyn will cover reader trends learned from the Kobo platform. The other major ereader platform vendors generally don't share this sort of information, so you won't want to miss seeing some of the more interesting and unexpected trends Kobo has discovered.
Digital Bookmaking Tools Roundup
For those of us who aren't code slingers, what's the easiest way to create a digital book? There are a small but growing number of tools, ranging from big guns like those from Adobe to iPad-based efforts that aim to make publishing a touch and drag affair. Some of these solutions get you an iPad app, some get you EPUB, some are for web-based books. In this webcast series author and book futurist Pete Meyers looks at what's best, what's easiest to use, and what's worth putting in your book-building toolkit.