Keeping Up with the Changing Digital World

September 2010
by Dominique Raccah

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Keeping Up with the Changing Digital World

by Dominique Raccah

Because the pace of change in the book business is fast enough to make our heads spin, it’s great to have resources that provide a continuing flow of information about digital developments. Here’s a list of my favorites.

1. Twitter/Twitter lists. Twitter is useful as a news stream. Lots of book people are active on Twitter (including booksellers, authors, agents, vendors, and publishers, along with reporters and analysts).

These Twitter lists can get you started:

 

• twitter.com/HuffPostBooks/publishing-analysis

• twitter.com/timoreilly/ebooks

• twitter.com/DigiBookWorld/dbw2010/members

You may also want to look at the 995 people I follow (Twitter: @draccah). And why not create your own news feed?

2. LinkedIn: Ebooks, Ebook Readers, Digital Books and Digital Content Publishing group (linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=1515307&trk=anet_ug_hm). The largest e-book and digital publishing group on LinkedIn has 6,200-plus members talking/sharing about the evolving digital landscape of the book (just FYI, I run this group with 28 o…IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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