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The Broken Customer Experience of Media and Publishing

by Augie Ray  |  April 25, 2016

Publishers have traditionally focused on the quality of their content rather than their customer experience, but trends in technology and consumer behavior are changing that. Two recent occurrences made me...

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The Twilight of Unsponsored Truth

by Martin Kihn  |  December 12, 2013

It is no coincidence that the same moment Wall Street tells us Twitter is worth $25 billion, Forbes puts its print edition on the block, Time erodes the wall between...

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Microsoft’s Publishing Strategy Remains Beneath The Surface

by Allen Weiner  |  June 19, 2012

Microsoft has announced a new entry into the tablet parade, dubbed Surface, which is hardly a major revelation given the rumor Red Carpet that now precedes any such tech announcement....

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Musings on eBook Publishing

by Darin Stewart  |  February 16, 2012

I own a lot of books.  Our family library (an enclosed bay of our garage) is lined floor to ceiling with shelves sagging under the weight of a few thousand...

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Apple iPad Offers Publishers Hope but Is Hardly a Savior

by Allen Weiner  |  January 27, 2010

Rumors being what they are, much of what Steve Jobs announced at the Ipad launch event didn’t come as a surprise to the overload crowd at the Yerba Buena Center...

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Newspapers on Tablets May Be Over-Hyped

by Allen Weiner  |  January 21, 2010

I must admit, as a former digital newspaper executive, I was caught up in the frenzy and promise that forthcoming tablet devices, from Apple, HP, etc.. would help print publishers...

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2009 Holiday E-Reader Bonanza Set to Fizzle

by Allen Weiner  |  November 30, 2009

As suggested in our research report, “E-Readers Will Take off With Holiday Shoppers in 2010,” Gartner stated that the pieces were not in place for e-readers to be the must-have...

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Ereading in South Africa?

by Allen Weiner  |  November 16, 2009

Every time I read a blog post, like this one, reviewing the Kindle's arrive in South Africa, I retreat to the notion that the future of ereading is on smartphones....

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Google’s Fast Flip Offers Publishers an Olive Branch

by Allen Weiner  |  September 15, 2009

First off: Google’s Fast Flip is absolutely nothing special. The service allows readers to rapidly skim through electronic reproductions of news web pages to get a comprehensive view on a...

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E-Readers, E-books, E-Newspapers…Egad!

by Allen Weiner  |  May 4, 2009

This is a story whose draft plot has all the makings of a thriller. Add up these story arcs and see what you come up with: *Amazon’s Kindle and Kindle...

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