The Future Of Publishing Blog by Thad McIlroy

How Important is Mobile to Book Publishers?

December 26th, 2013

How Important is Mobile to Book Publishers?

I published a blog post in mid-December at Digital Book World, mostly on the topic of mobile publishing. (I gently request that you read it alongside this post: otherwise I have to clumsily repost it here — and it’s only a click away). I’m probably the last blogger in the known universe to tackle mobile’s impact on publishing. I…

November 19th, 2013

Why Pretend to be Mystified by the Ebook Sales Slowdown?

Why all the head-scratching over the long-awaited “ebooks sales are no longer growing and perhaps even shrinking a bit” moment? It’s what the major players in the industry have been striving for years to accomplish. After many months of putative “sales slowdowns” we now apparently have a genuine decline. One percent, maybe two, maybe 2.7%….