Press Release: IDPF Lifts Curtain on Select Speakers and Themes for Digital Book 2014
The Making Information Pay track will provide a close evaluation of subscription models of selling digital content. Ted Hill of THA Associates will provide preliminary findings from BISG's forthcoming study on subscription models, Digital Books and the New Subscription Economy. Andrew Savikas of Safari Books Online will discuss the user data available to subscription service providers, what it reveals about user interaction with content; and how that information can benefit publishers. Jonathan Stolper, Senior Vice-President, Client Services at Nielsen Book Americas, will provide a data-first look at the place of subscription services in the market. Other panels will include publishers and the major subscription service providers including Scribd to identify the most effective strategies for both sides.
Current sponsors of the IDPF Digital Book 2014 conference include Ingram, OverDrive, SPi Global (Platinum), Bluefire Productions, Booktrack, Bowker (Gold), Gutenberg Technology (Silver), Book Business Magazine, Good e-Reader, Publishers Weekly (Media). Limited sponsorship opportunities remain. Current sponsors of Making Information Pay include Bowker and Media Services Group. For information, please contact Wendy Erman Wels at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jeanette Zwart at Jeanette@bisg.org.