Digital Shorts and Singles: Developing a short-form content strategy

A session at Digital Book World 2012

Tuesday 24th January, 2012

2:30pm to 3:20pm (EST)

Amazon Singles and The Atavist were two relatively early examples of the emergence of short-form content being monetized at prices that wouldn't work in the print supply chain. Apple has just announced a similar initiative called Quick Reads. In fact, when Kobo was created, it was called “Shortcovers” in anticipation of this trend which has, since then, gained steam. Short-form publishing challenges conventional book publishing economics but it offers opportunity to deliver timely content quickly and to satisfy authors, two objectives most publishers see as valuable. This is a subject we think every publisher needs to be thinking about and we’ll assemble a panel of people who have gotten started with it to discuss it.

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Evan Ratliff

Editor, The Atavist. Writer for magazines. Story editor, Pop-Up Magazine. bio from Twitter

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Jack W Perry

Publishing. Books. Digital. Reading. Sports. Rock 'n Roll. Politics. Zen. Movies. Painting. Dad. Husband. ***Once Corporate, now Independent.*** bio from Twitter

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Time 2:30pm3:20pm EST

Date Tue 24th January 2012

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