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Making technology work

From Red Herring: a very interesting look at how some book publishers are making digitization work for them in hopes of keeping up with the technological trends that are affecting the industry - addressing the "new competition - and new opportunity - online."

Quoting the article: "The area of bookselling known as ebooks ? books online, on cell phones and PDAs, on book-only electronic devices - is still a very small segment of the book publishing industry. Ebooks brought in $22 million through October last year, according to the American Association of Publishers. That was a 26 percent jump over the previous year. Overall, book sales were down 0.3 percent for the year."

Read the entire article here.

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