Just like the music industry before and now the motion picture industry, the publishing industry is about to be transformed. The problem is that just like the music industry they’re sticking their collective head in the sand and hoping this whole digital age internet thing will just go away. No doubt they’ll pay off a bunch of elected officials and try to get some draconian bills passed that punish the entire world because a small group of people pirate their product.
Sarah Lacy over at PandoDaily posted Confessions of a Publisher: “We’re in Amazon’s sights and they’re going to kill us”. This is an excellent read.
Enter iBooks Author. These old school publishers have to be shitting themselves right about now.