"I’m not too thrilled by any of these, with the possible exception of Vook. I don’t see any groundbreaking new ideas that really take on big ideas. For instance, isn’t it time to rethink the basics, like what is a book?! Perhaps that’s more of an ivory-tower sort of question to ponder."
"Higher-end digital services for publishers: In the future, we’ll talk about some of the companies providing these services. They aren’t exactly household names, but a few major players are beginning to emerge, including Aptara, SPi Global, OverDrive, Ingram Content Group, INscribe Digital, Integra Software Services Pvt Ltd, and the Perseus Book Group, the only one of these that is also a publisher."
"Publishing remained a 19th century-style manufacturing business until Amazon started eating up all the ink. There are very few publishers with any sort of digital expertise, making this a consultants’ paradise. There aren’t a lot of companies in this category, but the number is growing rapidly, as are the services available."