Day: January 27, 2011

Interesting Link | MPS Limited and The BookMasters Group, Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership

Keep an eye on BookMasters, I get the sense they have the smarts! As for MPS, well there’s much to admire there too!

MPS Limited and The BookMasters Group, Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership MPS Limited and The BookMasters Group, Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership Clients Will Now Be Offered Complete Digital Publishing and Fulfillment Packages Bangalore – MPS Limited, a Macmillan company, and The BookMasters Group, Inc. (BMI) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership that will offer customers the benefits of a combined service across digital publishing, fulfillment, and print and electronic distribution. The partnership allows … Read More

via BookMasters Blog

Go Read This | Review: My Amazon Kindle Single publishing experiment | ZDNet

It is when you think through the simplicity of the actual PUBLISHING process that you realise just HOW Amazon has disintermediated publishers.

Once accepted, it was just a case of writing the book and submitting. The actual file you submit is basically an HTML document that is converted to Amazon’s proprietary format.

Why do an Amazon Kindle book? What appealed to me most about Amazon as a platform is that the process was simple and your work would wind up on multiple devices. The Kindle secret sauce isn’t the e-reading device—it’s the ability to take your content to the iPad, iPhone, Android device, PC, Mac or anywhere else. I’m not a developer and need to hit the broadest point possible.

via Review: My Amazon Kindle Single publishing experiment | ZDNet.