4 Points to make: Smart phones are Radically changing our lives Now The Audience for newspaper consumption has never been Greater The audience is greatest amongst the Wealthiest But its Digital & the consumers in Control2.
iPods Changed Media Industry…iPhones Ramped Even Faster… iPad Growth (3x iPhone) Leaves “Siblings” in Dust3.
Android „Phone‟ Adoption Has Ramped Even Faster – nearly 6x iPhone4.
But by 2015 - 85% of books will still be paper22.
Magnitude of Upcoming Change Will be (is) Stunning – We are Still in Spring Training• Nearly Ubiquitous High-Speed Wireless Access in Developed Countries• Unprecedented Global Technology Innovation• Ultra Competitive Markets for Mobile Operating Systems + Devices• Difficult ‘What Do I Have to Lose’ Economic Environment for Many• Fearless (& Connected) Consumers• Inexpensive Devices / Access / Services (Apps)• Ability to Reach Millions of New Users in Record (& Accelerating) Time• Nearly ‘Plug & Play’ Environment For Entrepreneurs – Marketplaces / Web Services / Distributed Work / Innovative Productivity Tools / Low ‘Start Up’ Cost• Beautiful / Relevant / Personalized Content for Consumers23.