Although every other book retailer and/or consumer electronics company are entering into the highly competitive and most talked about eBook industry with e-Reader devises such as Skiff, Nook, EnTourage’s eDGe the big question here is what will truly revolutionize the eBook industry. Is it the cool, super innovative devices or the eReader platforms that is going to decide the fate of the big players and innovation in the eBook industry?
Blio will be offering publishers the opportunity to create digital files at no cost that can pretty much preserve the format of previously tough-to-digitize tomes such as cookbooks.
FastPencil – a company that offers an easy do-it-yourself approach to book publishing is now offering publishers to self publish eBooks. “FastPencil claims this allows authors to have access to the broadest distribution possible as well as the promise that the digital files will be able to adapt to any eReader that is introduced in the future.” – BNET
So would it be right to think that while Amazon might land up with greater ebook sales than pbook sales (on Christmas Day) and while publishers can feel good about spreading the wealth around to other readers these new platforms may hold the key to larger market share and review ultimately which would land up making a difference in their bottom line?