An Industry Pining for Bookstores | The Scholarly Kitchen

As brick and mortar book stores disappear, how does one “discover” new titles? Once discovered, what motivates the consumer to choose print or digital? Can we really blame Amazon, or are they just at the right place at the right time?

I do have to disagree with one of Mr. Esposito’s conclusions: I write because I have to and would do so even if my books didn’t generate any revenue!

An Industry Pining for Bookstores | The Scholarly Kitchen.

Why Wall Street Should Care About Marketing Data – Russell Glass – Voices – AllThingsD

Do I really want ads that are specifically targeted to me based on my past behavior? Call me old fashioned, but I prefer to decide what I need or want!

Why Wall Street Should Care About Marketing Data – Russell Glass – Voices – AllThingsD.