Melbourne writer Angela Meyer, who blogs about books at Literary Minded, has become something of an expert on social media. She gave an insightful presentation on the subject at the Australian Publishers Association’s industry seminiar, Social Media Marketing: Let’s Get Real, in Sydney.
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Around 160 book industry types were on hand at an Australian Booksellers Association seminar on ebooks in Sydney on Tuesday when Google’s Mark Tanner let slip that the tech giant’s ebookstore will launch in the US before Christmas.
I’m just back from the Australian Booksellers’ Association annual conference in Brisbane and have to say what an absolute pleasure it was to spend three days in the company of so many fellow book lovers – booksellers, publishers, authors and many others associated with the industry.
Digital publishing is not as simple as saving a print book in a different format (say ePub) and uploading it to a retailer’s website. In the case of the ebook version of Bill Bryson’s latest offering, a series of misplaced text remnants from the print version have provided a distraction to at least one reader.