Stop Making It Bigger

Most small and medium-sized publishers who haven’t  YET decided to act on digital publishing wonder where to start. They are especially cautious if they have been in business for some time and have a backlist they are worried about converting. That’s a significant up-front cost for small publishers if they only have PDF copies of their…

The Differential Rates Of Digital Change Problem

There’s an issue I’ve been exploring on this blog and elsewhere for some time. It’s about digital change and what it does to large and small markets, especially when the rates of change in these markets differ. I’ve called it the differential rates of digital change problem and I think it is time I put a…

Things Publishers Fear: #5 ~ Authors

photo credit: alancleaver_2000 About This Series Things Publishers Fear is an occasional series about the realities of publishing in the modern era. For the record, survival is not guaranteed, nor is it always deserved. Authors I wrote the bulk of this article across on my personal blog, but it warrants a full exploration here on…