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December 15th, 2009

Latest eBook Sales

The IDPF (International Digital Publishing Forum) has released its October sales figures and the records continue to be broken. As noted in an email to IDPF members: eBook sales statistics for October 2009 have been released from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) who collects these statistics in conjunction with the IDPF. Trade eBook sales…

December 14th, 2009

Getting Ready for Adobe’s Big Update on Omniture

I’m getting excited because tomorrow Adobe is webcasting its 4th quarter and year-end results (it’s all public and you can register here), and, as expected, because the Omniture acquisition closed in the fourth quarter, we should get some initial insights into how the acquisition is progressing. There’s no question that these are VERY early days,…

December 13th, 2009

Color of the Year for 2010: Turquoise!

I’ve been traveling the last 8 days or so and have not been blogging. I wanted to weigh in with SOMETHING, anything, to reassure those few who are concerned that I’ve not abandoned the battle. I’ve actually got a slew of topics to cover in the days ahead, but thought I’d start light. For years…

November 30th, 2009

How Many Kindles Does It Take to Top Amazon Sales?

I never quote verbatim from an entire blog post, but how could I do this one from the WSJ blogs any better? By Andrew LaVallee Amazon.com said Monday that the Kindle is having its best month ever. As always, however, it didn’t say how many sales that amounts to. The online retailer said in a…