Tag: guy kawasaki

by Julie Keck

1. US vs. Apple e-book case could go to the Supreme Court (Fortune) 2. Guy Kawasaki makes the case for self-publishing (Publishers Weekly) 3. Are you paying the iTunes tax for e-books and more? (CNN) 4. Online publisher Lulu angles for the next wave of self-publishing with Picture.com (TechCrunch) 5. BookExpo America draws 20,000 to Javits Center (NYT)    Get our newsletters delivered straight to […] more »

by Carla King

The San Francisco Writers Conference has always been strong on self-publishing, and this year the conference fully embraced the topic by inviting Guy Kawasaki to keynote. The Silicon Valley venture capitalist and former chief evangelist of Apple has written a new book: “APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur-How to Publish Your Book.” This new how-to guide came […] more »

by Mark Glaser

We are back with the Mediatwits podcast, revamped in a roundtable format with “regulars” and occasional special guests. This week we have Mark Glaser moderating, along with the Guardian’s Ana Marie Cox, Seattle Times’ Mónica Guzmán, Reuters’ Felix Salmon, and USC’s Andrew Lih. Special guest Guy Kawasaki will be joining us as well. Our topics […] more »

by Guy Kawasaki

Wrap your mind around this: One of the most important factors that traditional publishers use to decide whether to acquire a book is the marketing platform of its author. You’d think that the main reason for approaching a traditional publisher is to reap the benefits of the publisher’s marketing, and you wouldn’t have to bring […] more »

by Julie Keck

E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Kids are reading e-books twice as often as adults (Digital Book World) 2. Sacred objects: Why printed books will never die (Mashable) 3. Guy Kawasaki on marketing yourself as an author (New Tech City) 4. Self-publishing […] more »

by Mark Glaser

If you run any kind of business, large or small, you’re always looking for ways to get quality work done at a low cost. And when it comes to contract jobs like web and logo design, or copywriting, you’re caught balancing between quality and cost. A couple years ago, CrowdSpring launched as a way for […] more »

by Kris Krug

Every March, the city of Austin, Texas, welcomes the world for its annual South by Southwest Festival, otherwise known as SXSW. The festival consists of three parts: SXSW Interactive, a four-day geekfest for the Internet community; SXSW Film, ten days of international cinema programs; and SXSW Music, a four day non-stop celebration of live music. […] more »