102

Downloaded 3268 times.

* Updated nightly




Share This



Issue 102 - 01 | The Self-Publishing Revolution
By Guy Kawasaki & Shawn Welch Published Feb. 13, 2013 12:00 p.m.

“In the old, constrained world, somebody had to select, print, and distribute what was worthy of royalty, shelf space, and killing trees. That somebody was an employee of a traditional publisher; he served as a filter, finisher, and arbiter of taste. Several thousand traditional publishers added this kind of value for hundreds of years. Shelf space for ebooks, however, is infinite, and anyone who can use a word processor can write and publish a book. These changes don’t mean that books are better—no more than a democratic political system guarantees better leaders—but at least the system is more accessible.”

Download

About Guy Kawasaki & Shawn Welch | Guy Kawasaki is the author of APE, What the Plus!, Enchantment, and nine other books. He is also the co-founder of Alltop.com, an “online magazine rack” of popular topics on the web. Previously, he was the chief evangelist of Apple. Shawn Welch spent four years as the Sr. Media Editor for Pearson Education; one of the largest publishing companies in the world. At Pearson, Shawn helped pioneer many of the early efforts in rich ebook platforms and designs. He has worked closely (on the inside) on the development of ebooks from the earliest Kindle, to the latest iPad. Shawn speaks regularly at conferences and events. For more information visit his website, anythingsimple.com.

apethebook.com

View 1 other manifesto by this author

Related Books

9780446671156
The Wisdom and Breakthroughs of Remarkable People
eBook  (9780446564830) 
Published 09/2009  by Grand Central Publishing 
Price: $9.99
9780887306006
Paperback  (9780887306006) 
Published 10/2015  by HarperBusiness 
Price: $12.00
9780789749499
Using Pictures to Communicate and Connect with Your Audiences
Paperback  (9780789749499) 
Published 06/2012  by Que 
Price: $18.89 to $23.99
9780793155613
Profit from Turning Loyal Customers Into a Volunteer Sales Force
Hardcover  (9780793155613) 
Published 11/2002  by Dearborn Trade 
Price: $25.00
9780071810104
Google+ for the Rest of Us
Paperback  (9780071810104) 
Published 09/2012  by McGraw-Hill 
Price: $10.00
9780470604397
Essentials, Roadblocks, and Leadership Skills
eBook  (9780470637203) 
Published 05/2010  by Wiley 
Price: $30.99
9781591848073
Power Tips for Power Users
eBook  (9780698197671) 
Published 12/2014  by Portfolio 
Price: $12.99
9781591847847
The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything (Revised)
eBook  (9780698193635) 
Published 03/2015  by Portfolio 
Price: $14.99
9781427798619
How Smart Companies Get People Talking (Revised)
Hardcover  (9781427798619) 
Published 09/2014  by Kaplan Publishing 
Price: $24.95
9780988523104
Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur: How to Publish a Book
Paperback  (9780988523104) 
Published 09/2014  by Nononina Press 
Price: $24.99
9780887309953
The Capitalist Manifesto for Creating and Marketing New Products and Services
Paperback  (9780887309953) 
Published 08/2014  by HarperBusiness 
Price: $16.99
9781118647615
How to Increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success
Hardcover  (9781118647615) 
Published 01/2014  by Jossey-Bass 
Price: $17.63 to $22.39
9780988195400
Paperback  (9780988195400) 
Published 08/2012  by Lewis Lane Press 
Price: $11.96
9781595554659
The World's Most Practical Small Business Marketing Guide
eBook  (9781418535704) 
Published 01/2007  by Thomas Nelson 
Price: $6.99
9781591843795
The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions
Paperback  (9781591845836) 
Published 12/2012  by Portfolio 
Price: $12.80
9781419593338
How Smart Companies Get People Talking
Paperback  (9780983429029) 
Published 08/2012  by Pressbox 
Price: $12.95
9780385526494
Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing
Paperback  (9780385526500) 
Published 09/2010  by Crown Business 
Price: $11.20
9781591843948
The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing Your Competition
Paperback  (9781591843948) 
Published 02/2011  by Portfolio 
Price: $10.26 to $14.40
Search manifestos:

Recent Popular Manifestos



View all




TWITTER