How to save interesting digital stories? Print them out

By Chris Meadows
August 31, 2015 // 3 Comments

How do you keep track of interesting stuff you read? Oliver Burkeman has developed a system for doing that, and he discusses it in his latest column in The Guardian. After spending some time talking about how hard it is to pull all that different stuff together in the digital age, he then gets into [...]

Are content curators becoming more important than content creators?

By Joe Wikert
August 3, 2015 // 2 Comments

I’m sure most of you bristle at the thought of curators being more valuable than creators. After all, the former have no job without the latter. I agree, but it’s not as if the content creation population is declining. In fact, that number only increases every month, and that’s what’s [...]

Morning Links: Wendig on Fixing Kindle Unlimited. Real Price of Traditional Publishing

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s How Amazon Could Fix Kindle Unlimited (Terrible Minds) So, Amazon — you and me, we’re pals. We’re cuddlebuddies, right? I’m going to fix Kindle Unlimited for you. I’m going to blow it open and make it awesome for authors. TeleRead Take: I’m usually not a fan of Chuck Wendig [...]

‘Why do I keep seeing journalists take notes on paper?’ Question for book writers, too?

By David Rothman
June 5, 2015 // 8 Comments

“I was at a lunch briefing today, and of about 10 people around the table—some Visa executives, some PR minders, most journalists—I was the only person taking notes in an app instead of on paper.”  – Former Washington Post tech columnist  Rob Pegoraro, in his blog on [...]

Morning Links: Making a ToC in Evernote. Manga 80% of books sales in Japan

By Joanna Cabot
January 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Why Marketing Giant Seth Godin Went Indie (IndieReader) Godin’s latest book, The Icarus Deception, argues that we’ve been brainwashed by industrial propaganda, and pushes us to stand out, not to fit in. *** Manga Accounts for 80% of All Digital Book Sales in Japan (GoodeReader) In the last [...]

Morning Links: Awesome bundled productivity pack. Welcome to 2015

By Joanna Cabot
January 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kids Exercising More Autonomy in Digital Content (Digital Book World) In 2013, 89% of parents chose what digital content to buy for their kids, according to new research from PlayCollective and Digital Book World. But kids are now weighing in much more actively to determine what they read. Those [...]

Moleskine’s latest digital convergence venture: Voyageur

By Paul St John Mackintosh
December 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

As already reported in Teleread, notebook and stationery brand Moleskine has been looking at digital integration of its pen-and-paper offerings, with Evernote and others. Its latest offering in digital convergence is the Voyageur series, “a new sized notebook for Moleskine in a portable [...]

Notes on iPhone/iPad

By Joanna Cabot
November 18, 2014 // 2 Comments

In today’s Morning Links, there was an interesting piece from Mark Crump at GigaOM on his work process for iPad/iPhone note-taking. This is an interesting subject for me as I have at various times tried to run my workflow in this way, and have been unable to. I have never seen an [...]

Morning Roundup: Publishing is rotten. Are Amazon exclusives the next big challenge?

By Joanna Cabot
September 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Publishing is Rotten to the Core (David Gaughran) The most egregious behavior continually gets overlooked, ignored, and swept under the carpet, in favor of pursuing pet targets. *** Are Amazon Exclusives the Next Big Challenge for Everybody Else in Publishing? (The Shatzkin Files) Somebody smarter [...]

Styluses in the cheap seats

By Paul St John Mackintosh
September 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

As I reported a while ago, premium brand pen manufacturers are at last catching on to the message that styluses are an increasingly popular, and stylish, commodity. Luckily for those of us not in the One Percent, though, they also seem to be improving at the bottom end of the market, with [...]

Will you use the Evernote/Moleskine double act?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
September 6, 2014 // 1 Comment

Notebook and stationery brand Moleskine, as everybody probably now knows, has built its current rise to fashionable ubiquity on its creative and literary pedigree. “The Moleskine notebook is, in fact, the heir and successor to the legendary notebook used by artists and thinkers over the past [...]

Using Evernote as a task management system

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
August 4, 2014 // 4 Comments

Last year Joanna wrote an excellent guide to Evernote, and I’ve been a fan for years. I recently read Evernote for Dummies, through Scribd, and, although I didn’t learn much new from the book, it did inspire me to use Evernote in a new (to me) way. I’ve been telling clients for [...]

Why won’t Evernote do handwriting recognition?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
March 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

With its unforgetful elephant icon and integration with almost every major OS going, as well as Moleskine notebooks, Evernote has long been the favorite notetaking, blogging, and even writing, app for many mobile device and PC users. And, as they rightly claim, “some of our engineers and [...]

Morning Roundup: Combining Pocket and Evernote, What’s really wrong with US education?

By Joanna Cabot
January 30, 2014 // 1 Comment

Scribd Launches Kindle Fire Reading App (Digital Book World) Demand for a Kindle app has been resounding: more than 100,000 users have come to Scribd since October 1, 2013 seeking an app compatible with their Kindle Fire device. *** Book Publishing May Not Remain a Standalone Industry and Book [...]

Morning Roundup: Tablets in Schools, Customers Warned Against Showrooming and more

By Joanna Cabot
January 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Tablets in Schools: What’s Ahead in 2014 (The Digital Shift) This year, success stories will emerge. Districts that took the time to properly implement tablet rollouts will see results. If you’re in such a district, please write and share! *** On Software Quality and Building a Better [...]

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