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6 projects
                           that could change publishing for the better




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US Department of Labor



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US Department of Labor



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Commodore 64

                                             Lotus 1-2-3
                                                   ...
J.Crew founded   Costco founded


                                             Waterstone’s




                    Target...
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new beginnings



Thursday, March 19, 2009
development is cheaper



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infrastructure is
                               cheaper



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Deals! Deals! Deals!



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Competition is busy



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digital music
                                                     Internet
                                    business s...
what do you want your
                      revolution to be?



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6 things



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big

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little




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do-able



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right now.



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<1>



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bibliographic data in
                                The Cloud



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covers



                                                  onix
  quot;9780005991282quot;,quot;              quot;,quot;Z...
hard to get



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It should be easy...



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to find



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to use



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to experiment with



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to play with



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No more cut-and-paste.




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web service



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a cover
           a full bibliographic record
               up-to-date pricing
                    availability

Thursda...
corrections



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dirt cheap*
                            *free for bloggers, hobbyists,
                                    experimenters
 ...
Let’s make it easy to talk
                       about books online.



Thursday, March 19, 2009
biblioshare.org



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collecting publisher
                           ONIX, covers, price/
                             availability files
      ...
BNC SalesData,
                             Prospector



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libraries
                           library wholesalers



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biblioshare@booknetcanada.ca
                   www.biblioshare.org




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</>




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<2>



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an XML publishing
                       workflow that doesn’t
                              suck


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an XML workflow that
                      won’t kill editors



Thursday, March 19, 2009
an XML workflow that
                    won’t kill production
                          managers


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XML benefits



Thursday, March 19, 2009
reusability



Thursday, March 19, 2009
segmenting



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format conversion
                              (ePub, etc.)



Thursday, March 19, 2009
portability



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content:
                             <recipe> <brownies>
                           <hotelReview> <venice>



           ...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                Manager

         ...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                Manager

        c...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                Manager
          ...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                Manager
          ...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                Manager
          ...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                Manager
          ...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                Manager
          ...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                Manager
          ...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                Manager
          ...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                Manager
          ...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                  Manager
        ...
Production
      Author               Editor   Designer
                                                  Manager
        ...
it will kill almost
                                 anyone



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Author               Editor   Designer       Compositor
                content                     structure

           ...
StartWithXML



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XML - it can be easier



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Editor-friendly XML



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less torturous
                      production workflows



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</>



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<3>



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a DRM-free* eReader



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the state of things:



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DRM



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Date
                           Repulsion
                            Mode


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Renaissance Faire
                        Costumes
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Trek Jewelry
                 Renaissance Faire
                        Costumes
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Bluetooth Headsets

                                     Trek Jewelry
                 Renaissance Faire
                 ...
Speak & Spell



           Bluetooth Headsets

                                           Trek Jewelry
                 R...
Speak & Spell

Readers

           Bluetooth Headsets

                                           Trek Jewelry
           ...
Zune
                           Speak & Spell



           Bluetooth Headsets

                                          ...
iPods & iPhones

                                           Zune
                           Speak & Spell



           Bl...
Cool books

                   iPods & iPhones

                                           Zune
                          ...
Labrador Puppies

                                           Cool books

                   iPods & iPhones

             ...
Labrador Puppies

                                           Cool books

                   iPods & iPhones

             ...
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</>



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<4>



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a better front-list buy



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toughest job in books



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predicting new
                              title sales



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how many people want it?




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books that sold 50+
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green = books that sold 500+
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green = 1,000+
Thursday, March 19, 2009
green = 5,000+
Thursday, March 19, 2009
green = 10,000+
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25,000+
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50,000+
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100,000+
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99.5%



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the sales rep



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their own experience



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their own historical
                                  sales*



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and the catalogue



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the catalog



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a lot of them



Thursday, March 19, 2009
the talisman



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shipped across the country



Thursday, March 19, 2009
immediately out of date



Thursday, March 19, 2009
half doesn’t get read



Thursday, March 19, 2009
“Let’s skip that - it’s not
                     for you”


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used once



Thursday, March 19, 2009
thrown away



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Could put them online.



Thursday, March 19, 2009
consolidate



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Catalogues could do a
                             lot more.



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Catalogues could do a
                             lot more.



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io                    e
                                                                          is
                     ...
Alligator - September 15, 2005
                           hardcover
                           $29.95
                    ...
Alligator - September 15, 2005
                           hardcover
                           $29.95
                    ...
Alligator - September 15, 2005
                           hardcover
                           $29.95
                    ...
Alligator - September 15, 2005
                           hardcover
                           $29.95
                    ...
Notes to buyer

                           From: Matt
                           To: Chuck Erion

                        ...
More author profiles



                            Two faces of the Rock
                            Lisa Moore and Michae...
Sample chapter



                                                                           Chapter One

                ...
full-colour blads for
                             children’s books



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custom-assembled



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enriched with historical
                        sales data



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everything a buyer
                      needs for an informed
                             decision


Thursday, March 19,...
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BNC SalesData



Thursday, March 19, 2009
biblioshare



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returns research



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Collaborative
                            Commerce



Thursday, March 19, 2009
Catalogue 2.0



Thursday, March 19, 2009
supporting front-list
                                 buying



Thursday, March 19, 2009
backlist opportunities
                         & optimization



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</>



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<5>



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online browsing that
                    makes you want to buy



Thursday, March 19, 2009
1995



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search online



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browse in stores



Thursday, March 19, 2009
be random



Thursday, March 19, 2009
wander



Thursday, March 19, 2009
happy accidents



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Why is browsing so
                             hard online?



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some people have tried
                       to crack this



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these are all wicked.



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none of them make me
                        want to buy.



Thursday, March 19, 2009
AWS



Thursday, March 19, 2009
AJAX



Thursday, March 19, 2009
dynamic image & data
                         management



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technical exercises



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curation



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less



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(or maybe it’s just me)



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</>



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<6>



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tech innovation culture
                       in publishing



Thursday, March 19, 2009
plateau industry



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rules



Thursday, March 19, 2009
roles



Thursday, March 19, 2009
specialization



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How easy is it to leave your
                      industry and join another
                                 one?



Thur...
Lots of benefits




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skill




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efficiency




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optimization




Thursday, March 19, 2009
institutional memory




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change gets harder




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Am I going to get left out in
                             the cold?




Thursday, March 19, 2009
Am I going to keep up?




Thursday, March 19, 2009
Am I going to lose influence?




Thursday, March 19, 2009
Am I going to lose staff?




Thursday, March 19, 2009
Am I going to lose my job to
                  that 24-year old with the lean
                        and hungry look?



...
Makes people resistant to
                                   change




Thursday, March 19, 2009
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Is this you?




Thursday, March 19, 2009
Test:
                           Keep a tally of...




Thursday, March 19, 2009
“We can’t do that and here’s
                                why...”




Thursday, March 19, 2009
“I wonder how we could do
                                that?”




Thursday, March 19, 2009
innovation and technology




Thursday, March 19, 2009
technology = operations




Thursday, March 19, 2009
“creative technologists”




Thursday, March 19, 2009
build new things




Thursday, March 19, 2009
tool user




Thursday, March 19, 2009
tool maker


Thursday, March 19, 2009
“We’re really excited about
                        your new online browsing
                          idea. All we need i...
“full specifications...




Thursday, March 19, 2009
“use cases...




Thursday, March 19, 2009
“fully developed test plan...




Thursday, March 19, 2009
“a load testing model...




Thursday, March 19, 2009
“and the cover sheet for your
                          TPS report.”




Thursday, March 19, 2009
“And if it isn’t successful...”




Thursday, March 19, 2009
“...you’re fired.”




Thursday, March 19, 2009
“Now go crazy.”




Thursday, March 19, 2009
startup culture




Thursday, March 19, 2009
(beta)




Thursday, March 19, 2009
encourage experimentation




Thursday, March 19, 2009
let generalists in




Thursday, March 19, 2009
place lots of little bets quickly




Thursday, March 19, 2009
little failures = learning




Thursday, March 19, 2009
when you get a winner,
                               double down




Thursday, March 19, 2009
BookNet Canada
                                 ♥
                           BookCampTO


Thursday, March 19, 2009
what do you want your
                      revolution to be?



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</presentation>



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  1. 1. 6 projects that could change publishing for the better Michael Tamblyn, CEO BookNet Canada BookNet Canada TechForum 09 Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  4. 4. Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  6. 6. US Department of Labor Thursday, March 19, 2009
  7. 7. US Department of Labor Thursday, March 19, 2009
  8. 8. Commodore 64 Lotus 1-2-3 Macintosh Apple founded Whole Internet User’s Guide & Catalog Linux released First mouse-based computer, Xerox PARC HTML invented iPod launches US Department of Labor Thursday, March 19, 2009
  9. 9. J.Crew founded Costco founded Waterstone’s Target founded Wal-Mart founded Len Riggio buys B&N Starbucks founded Thursday, March 19, 2009
  10. 10. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  11. 11. new beginnings Thursday, March 19, 2009
  12. 12. development is cheaper Thursday, March 19, 2009
  13. 13. infrastructure is cheaper Thursday, March 19, 2009
  14. 14. Deals! Deals! Deals! Thursday, March 19, 2009
  15. 15. Competition is busy Thursday, March 19, 2009
  16. 16. digital music Internet business software & finance personal computers retail Thursday, March 19, 2009
  17. 17. what do you want your revolution to be? Thursday, March 19, 2009
  18. 18. 6 things Thursday, March 19, 2009
  19. 19. big Thursday, March 19, 2009
  20. 20. little Thursday, March 19, 2009
  21. 21. do-able Thursday, March 19, 2009
  22. 22. right now. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  23. 23. <1> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  24. 24. bibliographic data in The Cloud Thursday, March 19, 2009
  25. 25. covers onix quot;9780005991282quot;,quot;       quot;,quot;Z      quot;,quot;51.95   quot;,quot;SHquot;,quot;    quot;,quot;19881101quot;,quot;        quot;,quot;1      quot; quot;9780005992760quot;,quot;       quot;,quot;Z      quot;,quot;51.95   quot;,quot;SHquot;,quot;    quot;,quot;20010108quot;,quot;        quot;,quot;1      quot; quot;9780005993200quot;,quot;       quot;,quot;Z      quot;,quot;36.95   quot;,quot;SHquot;,quot;    quot;,quot;20001103quot;,quot;        quot;,quot;1      quot; price/availability files quot;9780029776308quot;,quot;       quot;,quot;Z      quot;,quot;47.95   quot;,quot;SHquot;,quot;    quot;,quot;19760101quot;,quot;        quot;,quot;1      quot; quot;9780060662349quot;,quot;       quot;,quot;Z      quot;,quot;87.00   quot;,quot;SHquot;,quot;    quot;,quot;20010125quot;,quot;        quot;,quot;1      quot; quot;9780060664695quot;,quot;       quot;,quot;Z      quot;,quot;49.95   quot;,quot;SHquot;,quot;    quot;,quot;20010115quot;,quot;        quot;,quot;1      quot; quot;9780060688233quot;,quot;       quot;,quot;Z      quot;,quot;32.95   quot;,quot;SHquot;,quot;    quot;,quot;20001114quot;,quot;        quot;,quot;1      quot; Thursday, March 19, 2009
  26. 26. hard to get Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  30. 30. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  31. 31. It should be easy... Thursday, March 19, 2009
  32. 32. to find Thursday, March 19, 2009
  33. 33. to use Thursday, March 19, 2009
  34. 34. to experiment with Thursday, March 19, 2009
  35. 35. to play with Thursday, March 19, 2009
  36. 36. Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  43. 43. No more cut-and-paste. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  44. 44. web service Thursday, March 19, 2009
  45. 45. a cover a full bibliographic record up-to-date pricing availability Thursday, March 19, 2009
  46. 46. corrections Thursday, March 19, 2009
  47. 47. dirt cheap* *free for bloggers, hobbyists, experimenters (depending on size & volume) Thursday, March 19, 2009
  48. 48. Let’s make it easy to talk about books online. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  49. 49. biblioshare.org Thursday, March 19, 2009
  50. 50. collecting publisher ONIX, covers, price/ availability files starting now Thursday, March 19, 2009
  51. 51. BNC SalesData, Prospector Thursday, March 19, 2009
  52. 52. libraries library wholesalers Thursday, March 19, 2009
  53. 53. biblioshare@booknetcanada.ca www.biblioshare.org Thursday, March 19, 2009
  54. 54. </> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  55. 55. <2> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  56. 56. an XML publishing workflow that doesn’t suck Thursday, March 19, 2009
  57. 57. an XML workflow that won’t kill editors Thursday, March 19, 2009
  58. 58. an XML workflow that won’t kill production managers Thursday, March 19, 2009
  59. 59. XML benefits Thursday, March 19, 2009
  60. 60. reusability Thursday, March 19, 2009
  61. 61. segmenting Thursday, March 19, 2009
  62. 62. format conversion (ePub, etc.) Thursday, March 19, 2009
  63. 63. portability Thursday, March 19, 2009
  64. 64. content: <recipe> <brownies> <hotelReview> <venice> structure: <chapter> <sub-head> <callout> <footnote> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  65. 65. Production Author Editor Designer Manager structure <chapter> <heading> <footnote> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  66. 66. Production Author Editor Designer Manager content structure <hotelReview> <chapter> <Venice> <heading> <footnote> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  67. 67. Production Author Editor Designer Manager content structure Word Thursday, March 19, 2009
  68. 68. Production Author Editor Designer Manager content structure Word Word Thursday, March 19, 2009
  69. 69. Production Author Editor Designer Manager content structure red Word Word Thursday, March 19, 2009
  70. 70. Production Author Editor Designer Manager content structure red Word Word Thursday, March 19, 2009
  71. 71. Production Author Editor Designer Manager content structure red Word Word Quark/ Adobe Thursday, March 19, 2009
  72. 72. Production Author Editor Designer Manager content structure DocBook XML red Word Word Quark/ Adobe PDF 3B2 Thursday, March 19, 2009
  73. 73. Production Author Editor Designer Manager content structure DocBook XML red Word Word Quark/ Adobe PDF 3B2 Galleys Books ePub etc. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  74. 74. Production Author Editor Designer Manager content structure DocBook XML red Word Word Quark/ Adobe PDF <hotelReview> 3B2 <Venice> Galleys Books ePub etc. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  75. 75. Production Author Editor Designer Manager content structure XSL oXygen XML editor XSLT Stylesheet ePub .Mobi files XSL-FO Web PDFs Print PDFs HTML Thursday, March 19, 2009
  76. 76. Production Author Editor Designer Manager content structure XSL oXygen XML editor XSLT Stylesheet ePub .Mobi files XSL-FO Web PDFs Print PDFs “The Spartan” HTML Thursday, March 19, 2009
  77. 77. it will kill almost anyone Thursday, March 19, 2009
  78. 78. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  79. 79. Author Editor Designer Compositor content structure Word + styles XML Stylesheet custom custom converter converter ePub “The Wiley” WileyML Web PDFs Print PDFs Thursday, March 19, 2009
  80. 80. StartWithXML Thursday, March 19, 2009
  81. 81. XML - it can be easier Thursday, March 19, 2009
  82. 82. Editor-friendly XML Thursday, March 19, 2009
  83. 83. less torturous production workflows Thursday, March 19, 2009
  84. 84. </> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  85. 85. <3> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  86. 86. a DRM-free* eReader Thursday, March 19, 2009
  87. 87. the state of things: Thursday, March 19, 2009
  88. 88. Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  97. 97. DRM Thursday, March 19, 2009
  98. 98. Date Repulsion Mode Thursday, March 19, 2009
  99. 99. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  100. 100. Renaissance Faire Costumes Thursday, March 19, 2009
  101. 101. Trek Jewelry Renaissance Faire Costumes Thursday, March 19, 2009
  102. 102. Bluetooth Headsets Trek Jewelry Renaissance Faire Costumes Thursday, March 19, 2009
  103. 103. Speak & Spell Bluetooth Headsets Trek Jewelry Renaissance Faire Costumes Thursday, March 19, 2009
  104. 104. Speak & Spell Readers Bluetooth Headsets Trek Jewelry Renaissance Faire Costumes Thursday, March 19, 2009
  105. 105. Zune Speak & Spell Bluetooth Headsets Trek Jewelry Renaissance Faire Costumes Thursday, March 19, 2009
  106. 106. iPods & iPhones Zune Speak & Spell Bluetooth Headsets Trek Jewelry Renaissance Faire Costumes Thursday, March 19, 2009
  107. 107. Cool books iPods & iPhones Zune Speak & Spell Bluetooth Headsets Trek Jewelry Renaissance Faire Costumes Thursday, March 19, 2009
  108. 108. Labrador Puppies Cool books iPods & iPhones Zune Speak & Spell Bluetooth Headsets Trek Jewelry Renaissance Faire Costumes Thursday, March 19, 2009
  109. 109. Labrador Puppies Cool books iPods & iPhones Zune Speak & Spell Bluetooth Headsets Trek Jewelry Renaissance Faire Costumes Thursday, March 19, 2009
  110. 110. Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  119. 119. </> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  120. 120. <4> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  121. 121. a better front-list buy Thursday, March 19, 2009
  122. 122. toughest job in books Thursday, March 19, 2009
  123. 123. predicting new title sales Thursday, March 19, 2009
  124. 124. how many people want it? Thursday, March 19, 2009
  125. 125. books that sold 50+ Thursday, March 19, 2009
  126. 126. green = books that sold 500+ Thursday, March 19, 2009
  127. 127. green = 1,000+ Thursday, March 19, 2009
  128. 128. green = 5,000+ Thursday, March 19, 2009
  129. 129. green = 10,000+ Thursday, March 19, 2009
  130. 130. 25,000+ Thursday, March 19, 2009
  131. 131. 50,000+ Thursday, March 19, 2009
  132. 132. 100,000+ Thursday, March 19, 2009
  133. 133. 99.5% Thursday, March 19, 2009
  134. 134. the sales rep Thursday, March 19, 2009
  135. 135. their own experience Thursday, March 19, 2009
  136. 136. their own historical sales* Thursday, March 19, 2009
  137. 137. and the catalogue Thursday, March 19, 2009
  138. 138. the catalog Thursday, March 19, 2009
  139. 139. a lot of them Thursday, March 19, 2009
  140. 140. the talisman Thursday, March 19, 2009
  141. 141. shipped across the country Thursday, March 19, 2009
  142. 142. immediately out of date Thursday, March 19, 2009
  143. 143. half doesn’t get read Thursday, March 19, 2009
  144. 144. “Let’s skip that - it’s not for you” Thursday, March 19, 2009
  145. 145. used once Thursday, March 19, 2009
  146. 146. thrown away Thursday, March 19, 2009
  147. 147. Could put them online. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  148. 148. consolidate Thursday, March 19, 2009
  149. 149. Catalogues could do a lot more. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  150. 150. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  151. 151. Catalogues could do a lot more. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  152. 152. io e is b a r p n io t ip r s c s d e e v. d e r g p in t e k r a m Thursday, March 19, 2009
  153. 153. Alligator - September 15, 2005 hardcover $29.95 978-0887841958 Thursday, March 19, 2009
  154. 154. Alligator - September 15, 2005 hardcover $29.95 978-0887841958 Thursday, March 19, 2009
  155. 155. Alligator - September 15, 2005 hardcover $29.95 978-0887841958 Thursday, March 19, 2009
  156. 156. Alligator - September 15, 2005 hardcover $29.95 978-0887841958 Thursday, March 19, 2009
  157. 157. Notes to buyer From: Matt To: Chuck Erion Chuck -- we would love for Lisa to do another reading in Waterloo. The last one turned out really well. June 18th? From: Chuck Erion To: Matt Great, but the Anansi rep has to cover his own bar tab this time ;-) send Thursday, March 19, 2009
  158. 158. More author profiles Two faces of the Rock Lisa Moore and Michael Crummey showcase different visions of their shared corner of the world by Alison Dyer We’re sitting in Lisa’s yellow and pink kitchen at the back of her old St. John’s townhouse, which shoulders up to its neighbours on a steep hill. She shakes blond curls from her face and with a wide, open smile offers me a tea. Michael is already sitting at the table, back propped against the wall. Sloping eyebrows and soft eyes like he’s absorbed some tenderness, some ache of the landscape. Michael Crummey and Lisa Moore are undoubtedly two of the hottest writers on the Rock, and both have much-anticipated new novels coming out this fall: Moore’s first, Alligator (House of Anansi Press), in September, more Thursday, March 19, 2009
  159. 159. Sample chapter Chapter One Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Integer eget urna. Quisque rhoncus condimentum risus. Sed eu velit ac enim lacinia dapibus. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aliquam erat volutpat. Sed pharetra convallis tortor. Aenean sodales tortor ut mi. Fusce quis purus. Pellentesque malesuada porttitor risus. Pellentesque arcu. Nullam rhoncus enim vitae lacus. Mauris aliquet elit a est. Aenean a leo non diam eleifend congue. Mauris purus elit, vehicula non, interdum ut, pulvinar non, nisl. Etiam sed libero. Etiam tincidunt enim at justo. Vivamus vitae erat sit amet quam iaculis iaculis. Cras bibendum nunc hendrerit libero blandit faucibus. Nulla libero lectus, lacinia quis, dapibus vitae, varius sit amet, quam. Curabitur vestibulum sem et est. Nunc sit amet sapien in eros vestibulum commodo. Etiam porta ante quis lacus. Pellentesque purus augue, gravida ac, mollis vel, rhoncus sed, elit. Fusce congue pulvinar massa. Donec facilisis, mauris id ultricies euismod, nunc mi dictum ante, sed euismod ligula eros quis lacus. In imperdiet pharetra tortor. Morbi vitae lectus. Sed dignissim, magna eu commodo fermentum, enim risus cursus ante, sit amet ultricies est tellus in nulla. Suspendisse potenti. Vestibulum metus mi, aliquet eget, molestie id, tincidunt vitae, diam. Nulla purus nulla, feugiat sit amet, venenatis sed, rutrum sit amet, erat. Vestibulum ante ipsum primis in faucibus orci luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae; Maecenas augue sem, accumsan non, sagittis at, elementum sed, odio. Nulla ligula metus, fermentum commodo, mattis eget, tempor nec, massa. Donec mollis. Nullam sapien libero, suscipit ac, semper sed, tincidunt id, arcu. Nulla facilisi. Mauris metus. Cras pharetra interdum eros. Maecenas vel est ut erat congue iaculis. Phasellus id odio nec enim vulputate hendrerit. Integer id elit vitae tellus dignissim faucibus. Morbi risus. Vestibulum condimentum nunc quis nisi. Nullam interdum. Suspendisse id velit. Sed nec diam ac lectus venenatis blandit. Donec eget augue nec neque sodales tristique. Etiam nunc nisi, hendrerit at, tempus vel, dapibus quis, elit. Proin vitae erat id quam vulputate suscipit. Cras sit amet orci. Vestibulum justo ante, lobortis et, elementum condimentum, pellentesque quis, erat. Phasellus sagittis. Aliquam nisl leo, vehicula a, mattis id, porttitor nec, urna. Fusce nulla massa, porttitor eget, cursus et, vulputate in, ante. Nulla vel diam. Praesent sit amet nunc vel dui ultricies tincidunt. Quisque tellus leo, elementum ut, tincidunt sed, fermentum ut, nibh. Integer vehicula. Maecenas pretium, lectus ac pulvinar consequat, eros lacus fermentum elit, a rhoncus metus ipsum id dui. Quisque nisi lectus, accumsan vel, dictum viverra, eleifend at, lectus. Cras venenatis nunc vel nulla. Aliquam dapibus semper lacus. Curabitur id sapien. Nullam at lacus eu tortor tempor scelerisque. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Morbi vulputate consequat dui. Aenean non dui. Phasellus placerat, nisl a pulvinar congue, elit justo posuere sem, eget eleifend leo erat sit amet dui. Aenean et nisl. Etiam orci. Etiam scelerisque. Duis enim. Quisque id tellus. Vestibulum erat metus, tempus quis, lacinia sed, pretium in, nisi. Mauris porttitor rutrum Thursday, March 19, 2009
  160. 160. full-colour blads for children’s books Thursday, March 19, 2009
  161. 161. custom-assembled Thursday, March 19, 2009
  162. 162. enriched with historical sales data Thursday, March 19, 2009
  163. 163. everything a buyer needs for an informed decision Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  165. 165. BNC SalesData Thursday, March 19, 2009
  166. 166. biblioshare Thursday, March 19, 2009
  167. 167. returns research Thursday, March 19, 2009
  168. 168. Collaborative Commerce Thursday, March 19, 2009
  169. 169. Catalogue 2.0 Thursday, March 19, 2009
  170. 170. supporting front-list buying Thursday, March 19, 2009
  171. 171. backlist opportunities & optimization Thursday, March 19, 2009
  172. 172. </> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  173. 173. <5> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  174. 174. online browsing that makes you want to buy Thursday, March 19, 2009
  175. 175. 1995 Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  180. 180. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  181. 181. search online Thursday, March 19, 2009
  182. 182. browse in stores Thursday, March 19, 2009
  183. 183. be random Thursday, March 19, 2009
  184. 184. wander Thursday, March 19, 2009
  185. 185. happy accidents Thursday, March 19, 2009
  186. 186. Why is browsing so hard online? Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  195. 195. some people have tried to crack this Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  203. 203. these are all wicked. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  204. 204. none of them make me want to buy. Thursday, March 19, 2009
  205. 205. AWS Thursday, March 19, 2009
  206. 206. AJAX Thursday, March 19, 2009
  207. 207. dynamic image & data management Thursday, March 19, 2009
  208. 208. technical exercises Thursday, March 19, 2009
  209. 209. curation Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  211. 211. less Thursday, March 19, 2009
  212. 212. (or maybe it’s just me) Thursday, March 19, 2009
  213. 213. </> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  214. 214. <6> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  215. 215. tech innovation culture in publishing Thursday, March 19, 2009
  216. 216. plateau industry Thursday, March 19, 2009
  217. 217. rules Thursday, March 19, 2009
  218. 218. roles Thursday, March 19, 2009
  219. 219. specialization Thursday, March 19, 2009
  220. 220. How easy is it to leave your industry and join another one? Thursday, March 19, 2009
  221. 221. Lots of benefits Thursday, March 19, 2009
  222. 222. skill Thursday, March 19, 2009
  223. 223. efficiency Thursday, March 19, 2009
  224. 224. optimization Thursday, March 19, 2009
  225. 225. institutional memory Thursday, March 19, 2009
  226. 226. change gets harder Thursday, March 19, 2009
  227. 227. Am I going to get left out in the cold? Thursday, March 19, 2009
  228. 228. Am I going to keep up? Thursday, March 19, 2009
  229. 229. Am I going to lose influence? Thursday, March 19, 2009
  230. 230. Am I going to lose staff? Thursday, March 19, 2009
  231. 231. Am I going to lose my job to that 24-year old with the lean and hungry look? Thursday, March 19, 2009
  232. 232. Makes people resistant to change Thursday, March 19, 2009
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  234. 234. Is this you? Thursday, March 19, 2009
  235. 235. Test: Keep a tally of... Thursday, March 19, 2009
  236. 236. “We can’t do that and here’s why...” Thursday, March 19, 2009
  237. 237. “I wonder how we could do that?” Thursday, March 19, 2009
  238. 238. innovation and technology Thursday, March 19, 2009
  239. 239. technology = operations Thursday, March 19, 2009
  240. 240. “creative technologists” Thursday, March 19, 2009
  241. 241. build new things Thursday, March 19, 2009
  242. 242. tool user Thursday, March 19, 2009
  243. 243. tool maker Thursday, March 19, 2009
  244. 244. “We’re really excited about your new online browsing idea. All we need is... Thursday, March 19, 2009
  245. 245. “full specifications... Thursday, March 19, 2009
  246. 246. “use cases... Thursday, March 19, 2009
  247. 247. “fully developed test plan... Thursday, March 19, 2009
  248. 248. “a load testing model... Thursday, March 19, 2009
  249. 249. “and the cover sheet for your TPS report.” Thursday, March 19, 2009
  250. 250. “And if it isn’t successful...” Thursday, March 19, 2009
  251. 251. “...you’re fired.” Thursday, March 19, 2009
  252. 252. “Now go crazy.” Thursday, March 19, 2009
  253. 253. startup culture Thursday, March 19, 2009
  254. 254. (beta) Thursday, March 19, 2009
  255. 255. encourage experimentation Thursday, March 19, 2009
  256. 256. let generalists in Thursday, March 19, 2009
  257. 257. place lots of little bets quickly Thursday, March 19, 2009
  258. 258. little failures = learning Thursday, March 19, 2009
  259. 259. when you get a winner, double down Thursday, March 19, 2009
  260. 260. BookNet Canada ♥ BookCampTO Thursday, March 19, 2009
  261. 261. what do you want your revolution to be? Thursday, March 19, 2009
  262. 262. </presentation> Thursday, March 19, 2009
  263. 263. Us: www.booknetcanada.ca Twitter: @BookNet_Canada Get on the email list! Me: mtamblyn@booknetcanada.ca Twitter: @mtamblyn Thursday, March 19, 2009

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