The rise of the digital publishing industry has been surrounded by a lot of hype in recent years. It’s no secret that Australian readers have readily adopted digital books. Exactly how many digital books have been sold in Australia, however, remains a mystery.
I was very excited to hear European tech startup blog Venture Village wanted to feature Liquid State as their Startup of the Week. Many of the Venture Village team are, like us, Australians who love Berlin – so there’ll always be allegations of favouritism.
I came across an interesting article this morning about digital publishing. It includes the familiar discussion about the Internet eroding traditional sources of revenue for publishers and suggests that they should look to Meredith Corporation to figure out how to survive the evolution.