Category Archives: Live Blog

SXSW Liveblog: Publishing Innovation – Next Century Reading

Up next here at South by Southwest Interactive: a two-person panel comprising Ashleigh Gardner, head of writer and publisher partnerships at Wattpad, and Jason Hovey, vice president of business development at Booktrack. Naturally I will be interested to hear from Ashleigh Gardner, given my ongoing experiment at Wattpad. For comparison, I’ve also started a SXSW […]

Amazon Device Launch Liveblog

Welcome to my liveblog of Amazon’s device launch event June 18, 2014, in Seattle. If you do not see the updates when you arrive here, click once on the title of this post, immediately above the Amazon.com logo. You will then see my contemporaneous updates as I write them.┬áPlease feel free to share this link […]

Liveblog of Amazon NYC Press Event on New Video Service

This is my liveblog of Amazon’s press event Tuesday, April 2, 2014 in New York City to announce a new video business. If you have arrived here but don’t see the live posts, click once on the headline above to reveal them. Thanks for following along, and please feel free to spread this link to […]

Amazon’s Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX) panel at New Media Expo – LiveBlog

Audible, a unit of Amazon, is presenting a panel at New Media Expo on the Audiobook Creation Exchange. The head of Audible, Jason Ojalvo, is on the panel, along with others who have used ACX. Here we go:

Cliff Ravenscraft on Podcasting at New Media Expo – Liveblog

I arrived in Las Vegas at 3 a.m. last night and have jumped into the sessions at New Media Expo, Woodstock for podcasters as I think of it. It’s my first time here, and it’s a fantastic resource for someone like me who spends so much time each week putting out a show. So here […]

Tech Presentations at BookExpo America – Liveblog

I sat down in front of a stage to catch my breath at BEA, and soon a large crowd gathered in the surrounding seats. So let’s see who’s going to dazzle us with PowerPoints…. If you don’t see the posts, click on the headline above.  

All-Star Program On Tap Next Week for IDPF Digital Book 2013 in NYC

I plan to liveblog presentations by Otis Chandler, cofounder and CEO of Goodreads, and best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell on Wednesday, May 29th in New York City. They are the headliners for IDPF Digital Book 2013, an event that will take place in conjunction with BookExpo America at the cavernous Javits Center,┬álocated on 11th Avenue between […]

Libraries Panel at Digital Book World – Live Blog

Last panel at Digital Book World is named “Libraries: More Important than Ever for Discovery.” The moderator is Barabara A. Genco, manager, special projects, Library Journal. Panelists are Stephanie Anderson, head of readers advisory, Darien Public Library; Skip Dye, VP and director, Library and Academic Sales and Marketing, Random House; George Coe, president of Library […]

Making Content Searchable Panel – DBW Live Blog

This panel is titled “Making Content Searchable, Findable, and Shareable: Tools and Best Practices to Improve Discoverability.” Panelists are Matt MacInnis, CEO of Inkling; Linda Holliday, CEO of Semi-Linear; Patricia Payton, senior director, publisher relations and content development, RR Bowker; Gary Price, co-founder and editor, Library Journals. Moderator is Neal Goff, president of Egremeont Associates. […]

Panel on Author-Publisher Relationships – Live Blog at DBW

This panel at Digital Book World’s conference is titled “The Evolving Author-Publisher Relationship: how Publishers Are Powering–and Empowering–Authors Today.” The moderator is Peter McCarthy of McCarthy Digital. Panelists are Carolyn Pittis of HarperCollins, Nina Von Moltke of Random House, and Jennifer Weltz of Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency. Click on the title of this post […]