Articles from November 2008

PubWest Workshop: Thoughts on Social Networking

November 15th, 2008 · 24 Comments

I cringe a little when I hear that someone is “working on a viral campaign” for a product or service. I see viral marketing as taking a fingers crossed approach to marketing — hoping that you’ve created something cool enough that others will want to pass it on to their friends — while social networking […]

File Under: Marketing For Introverts

Random House Resets eBook Royalties, Misses The Point

November 3rd, 2008 · 10 Comments

So, last week there were two big announcements in publishing. The first, of course, was the Google Book Search settlement, which received a huge amount of attention (a trend continuing to this week — it’s that big!). The second was an(other) announcement from Random House that they’re messing around with ebook and digital content royalties. […]

File Under: Non-Traditional Publishing