When my two-year-old nephew Jack wakes from a nap, the first words from his little mouth are often, "Mama... iPad." You can argue the implications of that desire, but for Jack the touch screen genie long ago escaped the bottle...
Welcome back to Joe Wikert—a past TeleRead contributor with sterling credentials in both old-time publishing and the e-book variety. Starting today, TeleRead will again be running his authoritative posts. Joe is director of strategy and business development at Olive Software, which serves the newspaper and book industries, among others. Prior to joining Olive, he was […]
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Related: A hearty ‘Welcome back’ to Joe Wikert: An e-book-hip publishing pro returns to TeleRead as a contributing writer. Chris Meadows, TeleRead’s first paid staff writer as well as host of our new podcast, will become Editor effective immediately. Juli Monroe will remain Editor-in-Chief and take on new duties. Thousands of TeleRead posts bear Chris’s byline, going […]
At Books in Browsers, the annual conference produced by Peter Brantley, you hear the phrase "networked book" quite a bit. In its most reachy potential, the "networked book" is an exhilarating concept of information existing in its most connected state - whatever that state might be. No longer a thing but an experience. No longer a page-turner but a data driver.Joe Wikert, formerly with O'Reilly Media, Wiley, and Macmillan, is watching his second anniversary arrive as director of strategy and business development with Olive Software.
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I was delighted when I saw Joe Wikert's article "Lessons from One Publisher's Aversion to Ebooks" and its mention of our book The Real McCoy: My Half-century with the Cincinnati Reds, by beloved Reds beat writer Hal McCoy. When you are an independent publisher, all press is good press, and it's great to see commenters combing through our website.