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Why the Ebook Subscription Model Might Be Right for Your Content

By Andrew Savikas, Joe Wikert | April 26, 2013
The ebook revenue stream has much more potential beyond simply selling standalone titles to customers. If you're not already featuring your content in an ebook subscription program you need to.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/whitney_quesenbery-50.jpgWhitney Quesenbery

The Power of Story: Creating empathy and connection in our products

By Whitney Quesenbery | April 19, 2013
Stories are a natural part of user experience. They help create connections between a design team and the people who will use the product. You've probably been telling stories all along - but haven't thought about how to use them effectively as part ...

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/dorothy_hoskins-50.jpgDorothy Hoskins

Stylish Structure: XML and InDesign

By Dorothy Hoskins | February 19, 2013
This webcast looks at what's possible, what's feasible and what is problematic in using InDesign to publish XML.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/meagan_timney-50.jpgMeagan Timney

UX Design for Digital Books: Creating Engaging Digital Reading Experiences

By Meagan Timney | February 01, 2013
This exclusive webcast presented by Meagan Timney, Senior Product Designer at Blurb, Inc., demonstrates why book creators (especially publishers and independent authors) need to integrate user-experience design principles into the creation of their digital...

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/haig_armen-50.jpgHaig Armen

Designing And Creating A Social Book App Using Open-source Technologies

By Haig Armen | January 29, 2013
Join us for an interactive webcast where Canadian designer, Haig Armen will share the strategy, design and technology used to create a new approach to a digital book - a social book.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/pilar_wyman.jpgPilar Wyman

Adding Value with Metadata: Open up the Index

By Pilar Wyman | November 09, 2012
In this webcast presentation we'll explore new paths for reusing content metadata for discovery and recommendations. Indexes are one of the most detailed metadata sets available for your content, and can be used to search, recommend, explore, and create...

Publishing's Remediators: A Conversation with ZolaBooks' CEO Joe Regal

By Kat Meyer, Joe Regal | September 19, 2012
Join Regal (Zola's CEO) for a guided tour of ZolaBooks, and a discussion about the ebook landscape - including Zola's open approach, the disintermediative nature of the current dominant ebook retailers, the impact of the DoJ's ruilng on competition in...

Digital Pricing Strategies & Lessons Learned

By Bob Pritchett, Joe Wikert | July 31, 2012
Logos Bible Software is one of the pioneers in digital content and pricing. Their CEO, Bob Pritchett, will share the approach Logos uses to manage e-pricing across their list.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/50/kat_meyer-50.jpgKat Meyer

Ignite BEA "Enlighten Us, But Make It Quick": A Reprise

By Kat Meyer | July 19, 2012
This webcast will showcase digital publishing startup innovators giving fixed-length, 5-minute talks with slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds.

Agency vs. Wholesale Model: Which One Is Best?

By Don Linn, Joe Wikert | June 28, 2012
The wholesale reseller model is still widely used but Apple and others have helped popularize the agency alternative. There are pros and cons to both and it's important to understand the differences.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/andy_oram.jpgAndy Oram

Crowdsourced news and professional journalists: pulling together to replace the tug-of-war

By Andy Oram | March 27, 2012
This webcast covers both the threat and the promise presented to professional journalism by citizen journalism, social networking, and other crowdsourcing.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/clay_johnson.jpgClay Johnson

The Information Diet: How to Control What You Consume

By Clay Johnson | March 20, 2012
We'll talk about obesity -- where it comes from, and what's been done to prevent it.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/ash_maurya.jpgAsh Maurya

The Lean Series - How to set, test, and validate pricing to get your customers to want to pay

By Ash Maurya | March 02, 2012
In this webcast you will learn how to set initial pricing for your product, how to test and refine that price with your customers, and when and how to use Freemium.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/peter_meyers.jpgPeter Meyers

Digital Bookmaking Tools Roundup #3

By Peter Meyers | February 23, 2012
Back by popular demand, in another look at Digital Bookmaking Tools, author and book futurist Pete Meyers explores the existing options for creating digital books.

HTML5 for Publishers

By Sanders Kleinfeld, Kat Meyer | December 14, 2011
HTML5 for Publishers gives an overview of some of the most exciting features HTML5 provides to ebook content creators--audio/video, geolocation, and the Canvas--and shows how to put them in action.

The Challenging Business of Kids' Apps

By Michel Kripalani, Lynette Mattke, Nat Sims | December 08, 2011
In this webcast, experienced developers will share hard won info on the kids' app development space.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/peter_meyers.jpgPeter Meyers

Digital Bookmaking Tools Roundup #2

By Peter Meyers | November 10, 2011
Back by popular demand, in a second look at Digital Bookmaking Tools, author and book futurist Pete Meyers explores the existing options for creating digital books.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/bruce_hartpence.jpgBruce Hartpence

Core Network Protocols : Two techniques you need to know

By Bruce Hartpence | October 14, 2011
In this webcast we'll talk about address space, the purpose of the network mask and the reasons we manipulate network masks.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/50/amanda_gomm-50.jpgAmanda Gomm

An Artisanal Approach to Digital Publication

By Amanda Gomm | September 21, 2011
In this webcast, Amanda Gomm will discuss the decisions that must be made to create a readable and design-sound ebook.

O'Reilly TOC Debate: Amazon vs. Apple

By Joe Wikert, Kassia Krozser, Kat Meyer | September 15, 2011
What began as a disagreement between colleagues has blossomed into the most fun you can have fighting at work: the TOC Debates. Our first debate, Amazon vs. Apple, features Joe Wikert and Kassia Krozser.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/50/todd_sattersten-50.jpgTodd Sattersten

Every Book is a Startup

By Todd Sattersten | September 07, 2011
This webcast we will talk about the first two chapters Black Swans, Long Tails, and Big Dreams and Help The Heroes as well as preview the concepts from the next two chapter release coming in October.

Sneak Peek - BookRiff, LiquidText, and MagAppZine

By Paul Canetti, Rochelle Grayson, Craig Tashman | August 25, 2011
Sneak Peeks are a TOC webcast series featuring a behind-the-scenes look at publishing start-ups and their products. This is the second SneakPeek webcast and includes presentations from BookRiff, LiquidText, and MagAppZine.

The Changing World of Digital Rights and Publishing Agreements

By Dana Newman, Jenny Bent | July 28, 2011
Join Dana Newman and Jenny Bent as they discuss the changing world of digital rights and publishing agreements.

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/peter_meyers.jpgPeter Meyers

Digital Bookmaking Tools Roundup

By Peter Meyers | June 30, 2011
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...

What Traditional Publishers Can Learn from Self-Publishers

By Mark Coker, Pete Nikolai, Bob Young, Chad Jennings | June 23, 2011
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...

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/50/michael_tamblyn-50.jpgMichael Tamblyn

What Do eReader Customers Really, Really Want?

By Michael Tamblyn | June 02, 2011
In an encore performance of one of TOC NY's most popular sessions, Michael Tamblyn will cover reader trends learned from the Kobo platform. You won't want to miss seeing some of the more interesting and unexpected trends Kobo has discovered.

Sneak Peek - 24symbols, Valobox, Appitude, Active Reader and OnSwipe

By Justo Hidalgo, Anna Lewis, Jason Baptiste, Dan Brazelton, Vj Anma | May 31, 2011
SneakPeeks are a TOC webcast series featuring a behind-the-scenes look at publishing start-ups and their products. The inaugural SneakPeek webcast includes presentations from 24symbols, Valobox, Appitude, Active Reader and OnSwipe.

Inside Google eBooks: The Platform, Partners and Titles

By Abraham Murray, Chris Palma | February 03, 2011
Google eBooks is a device-agnostic e-commerce platform that helps publishers, authors and retailers reach new, connected readers. Two months since launch, what does Google eBooks mean to you? Test your know-how, refresh your memory and learn the latest...

Rethinking the Publishing Business Model: Taking Advantage of Integrated Publisher Solutions to Grow Your Business

By Larry Brewster, Mark Ouimet | January 13, 2011
As the pressure to invest in the future of content in its many forms becomes increasingly important, publishers are facing operating and capital investment decisions that are being influenced by the industry's fast changing environment. Publishers are...

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/joe_wikert.jpgJoe Wikert

My eContent Wish List

By Joe Wikert | December 16, 2010
Despite the recent surge in ebook sales we're still very much in the early stages of this new platform. In this webcast Joe Wikert of O'Reilly will talk about the current state of the econtent world and present more than 10 different improvements and...

http://cdn.oreillystatic.com/images/people/weblogs/andrew_savikas.jpgAndrew Savikas

Publishing without Boundaries: What's on the O'Reilly Radar for the Future of Publishing

By Andrew Savikas | September 30, 2010
Readers are changing their habits, and are demonstrating they're as eager as ever to find--and buy--quality content and entertainment. But the transition to digital--and increasingly mobile--media delivery, consumption, and participation presents real...