Wednesday, January 09, 2008

15 Trends to watch in 2008 (in Publishing, in USA)

1. The popularity of e-books will increase...
2. Sales of books in electronic form to public libraries will continue to grow...
3. This will be the Year of the Author.
4. Publishers will start acquiring specialized Web sites...
5. Christmas 2008 will be the first one in which sales of customized books will become substantial...
6. XML will no longer be considered optional.
7. Apple will move to turn the iPhone and iPod into e-book readers.


15. In addition to being the Year of the Author, 2008 will be the Year of the Experiment.

by Mike Shatzkin
via fadetheory

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