Otis Chandler

Goodreads CEO Speaks Out About Amazon Merger

By libertyc
March 29, 2013 // 3 Comments

By now, we’ve all heard about Amazon’s acquisition of Goodreads, the popular social media hub for book fans. I’ve seen a lot of speculation–including here at Teleread–about what this means for the future of Goodreads. This article at Paid Content is the first to [...]

Morning Links: What will Amazon do with Goodreads?

By Dan Eldridge
March 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

What Will Amazon Do With Goodreads? (DBW) Generation Mooch? Why 20-somethings have a hard time paying for content (Paid Content) Google Starts Google Shopping Express Pilot in San Francisco (The Digital Reader) Junot Diaz Wrote a Short Story Worth a New Mercedes (Publishing Perspectives) Kindle [...]

Goodreads acquired by Amazon

By libertyc
March 28, 2013 // 1 Comment

Amazon has purchased the social networking site Goodreads, it was announced today. “We are joining the Amazon family,” Goodreads CEO and co-founder Otis Chandler wrote on his blog. “We truly could not think of a more perfect partner for Goodreads as we both share a love of books and an [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
November 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

The slow pace of ebook innovation (O’Reilly Tools of Change) The transformation of publishing (The Guardian) Goodreads CEO Otis Chandler on the Future of Discoverability and Social Reading (Digital Book World) A New Era for Books: The Random House-Penguin Merger Is Just the Start (The [...]

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