Articles by Joe Wikert

A Better Lending Library Model

July 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

I wrote earlier about what I dont like about Amazons Kindle Owners Lending Library program (think pay-for-performance) and a recent interview I did with Logos CEO Bob [...]

We Should Open an eBookstore

June 25, 2012 // 10 Comments

Crazy idea, right? And by ‘we’ I mean, ‘publishers.’ Big Six. Little guys. Everyone in between. What if we all got together and created an ebookstore? [...]

Reading Reinvented

June 12, 2012 // 1 Comment

  I realize thats a pretty bold headline. How many times has someone proclaimed that reading has been reinvented by product X or platform Y? Too many to count, Im sure. [...]

What if DRM Goes Away?

April 24, 2012 // 7 Comments

TOC Latin America was held last Friday in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires. Kat Meyer, my OReilly colleague, and Holger Volland did a terrific job producing the event. As [...]

Disappointed by Google

April 9, 2012 // 5 Comments

Last week Google announced plans to wind down the reseller component of their eBook service. As Google put it, the program “has not gained the traction that we hoped it [...]

Thoughts on eBook Pricing

March 13, 2012 // 2 Comments

With all the buzz about the agency model, the Justice Department, allegations of collusion, etc., I figure the time is right for a post about ebook pricing. Here are some [...]
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