Tweets

josholalia: @Bookgirl96 Glamor in the publishing business? As a matter-of-fact, yes. It's tweeting from #toc right now ...

thewritermama: We're going to see an explosion in direct sales. #TOC

kirkbiglione: #toc @timoreilly debunking the myth that the Internet is populated by free content hippies

josholalia: RT ((For Much Humor)) @doctorow: Is there anyone at ToC who likes DRM who isn't a DRM vendor? #toc

secondome: Tim O'Reilly: Internet non è gratis.Nel 2008 sono stati pagati 25,8 miliardi di $ nel mondo solo per accedere a qualche servizio online #TOC

joebachana: #TOC re: ebook nut to crack: Tools to help people organize books they've bought online but want to read them across devices at the next page

insanescientist: #TOC keynotes: Stanza, Nick Bilton/NYTimes R&D lab (excellent!), Tim O'Reilly

RITOPL: RT - @Kirsten: #toc O'Reilly predicts eBooks could be 50% of sales in 2011

thewritermama: They have lost no market share in print while e-books have been expanding. #TOC

ArkhamNative: Walking with dog in snowy Yorkshire, reading tweets from O'Reilly keynote in NY. (e-publishing, #TOC) Awesome.

angelinaward: #toc Safari growing 30% YOY

ljndawson: #TOC - "Every business model doesn't fit every opportunity"

Ugotrade: @timoreilly talking about how twitter and retweet creates new possibilities/relationships for publishers and authors #TOC

chriswebb: RT @illingworth: #toc Tim O'Reilly: publishers as bestowers of status, and who therefore require status. Editors therefore most impt mkters?

angelajames: RT @thewritermama Lots of sales from overseas. Reaching people we couldn't otherwise reach. We have to share what we learn. #TOC

tomabba: @doctorow re. DRM - isn't that as close as you can get to a tautology without speaking the words? #toc

DanKok: RT @totai: TIm just said that 50% of sales will be eBooks by 2011! Wow, I cannot believe this talk! #toc. Alarming if true!

thewritermama: Participation drives revenue. Rough cuts to users while in development. People buy them. Then they get more than twice as many sales. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - "participation drives revenue" - Rough Cuts. Rough Cuts books have 2.5 times the revenue as non RCs.

KatMeyer: TO'R: participation drives revenue - when users r given opportunity to be involved in development, they stay involved. #TOC

thewritermama: Get the readers involved and they stay involved. #TOC

Herne: @doctorow Nobody likes DRM #toc

feralsapient: RT yes! @doctorow: ... that a tiny fraction of netusers pay for [the] services needs to be weighed against 0$ of the tire-kickers #toc

pnh: #toc O'Reilly for-pay "rough cuts" service, early looks at books in progress--evidently it MASSIVELY drives sales of final versions

ljndawson: #TOC - "Real World Haskell" - there's a comment link after every paragraph in that book.

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: Real world haskell-commentable paragraphs online..7500 comments frm 80 reviewers, doing well, collaboration matters

thewritermama: Collaborate! The web teaches us that writing is no longer a solitary activity. Involve author and readers early on. #TOC

shannonholman: #TOC @timoreilly re: rough cuts "participation drives revenue". This is huge shift from digital as afterthought to digital-first.

angelajames: #toc learning from web: collaboration matters. Writing is no longer a solitary effort. Work with authors, readers, etc to build the product

cyberstunt: More than 5 million ebooks downloaded from stanza - average price $10+ #toc

DanKok: writing is no longer a solitary activity. #toc

jsteeleeditor: "Collaboration matters; writing is no longer a solitary activity." Involve your readers early on. - @timoreilly #toc

pnh: #toc Would love to see performance of O'Reilly "rough cuts" service compared with Baen's similar "e-galley" program for novels

mikecane: T'OR publishes specialist texts hardly applicable as model to, say, general fiction. #TOC

chriswebb: RT @MichaelHyatt: I'm listening to Tim O'Reilly speak at the #TOC conference. He is explaining why Twitter is so important.

chadrem: We are learning from the web that collaboration matters. Involve your readers ... to build your product. You can get a lot out of that #toc

RITOPL: RT - @pnh: #toc O'Reilly for-pay "rough cuts" service, early look at books-in-progress-evidently it MASSIVELY drives sales of final versions

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: mobile reading experiment. iphone the missing manual...print is #1 compu book & top downloadable ebook, surpassing print

DavidDurand: RT forgot #toc tag: Amazing to me that one can make money on a Haskell book. At all! Sign of the power of the open process...

ljndawson: #TOC - iPhone, the Missing App is O'Reilly's top seller in its category, but the iPhone App of the book has outsold the print book

thewritermama: Price point does matter. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - the iPhone book is price sensitive - they doubled the price and lost sales.

booksquare: RT @ljndawson: #TOC - "participation drives revenue" - Rough Cuts. Rough Cuts books have 2.5 times the revenue as non RCs.

thewritermama: Algorithmic pricing. Figure out together what is the right pricing. #TOC

angelajames: #toc we have to figure out together, what is the right price?

joebachana: #TOC O'Reilly says his company has been experimenting w/ pricing of books and has come up with good results

KatMeyer: TO'R: experiment w/ pricing of ebooks. Google's idea of algorithmic pricing is perhaps an answer to the question. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - Google's algorithmic pricing - right now we don't know what the right pricing models are for ebooks

pablod: RT@pnh #toc Would love to see performance of O'Reilly "rough cuts" service compared with Baen's similar "e-galley" program for novels

kirkbiglione: #toc @timoreilly talking about price experimentation on iPhone app store.

Kirsten: Mobile option for Safari launched: m.safaribooks.com #toc

chelseagreen: Anyone interested in real-world examples of social media working well for a publisher, come to broadway north @ 2:50. I'll be talking. #toc

tsattersten: @timoreilly iPhone The Missing Manual: more copies sold as an app than as a book, but $4.99 vs $24.95 - similar margins #toc

toc: "Tools of Change Twitter tidbits" over on TeleRead http://bit.ly/SJB1 #toc

ProgGrrl: RT @doctorow Down economies are golden ages for bohemia as creatives are released from the rat race and make art instead #toc

3ghz: RT @doctorow: Down economies are golden ages for bohemia as creatives are released from the rat race and make art instead #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - Bookworm, dev by Liza Daly, is a free EPUB reader.

thewritermama: Bookworm is a free e-pub device. Free and money can co-exist. (Yes!) #TOC

lwaldal: not really attending #toc but am at toc for project and am intrigued to try reading a digital book so i'm checking out stanza/iphone

kirkbiglione: #toc sales of missing manual dropped 4x when price raised from 4.99 to 9.99.

spaghetti_p: battle of the hashtags in my twitter stream #ALI vs #TOC

thewritermama: Free books are going to enable the market for paid books. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - free and pay can coexist.

angelajames: #toc Google Book search Movile app: performs the same role as mp3 in getting people to read online. (hmmm)

eykd: TO'R: "Free books are going to enable the market for paid books." #toc

doctorow: Tim O'Reilly "Free books enable the market for paid books" AMEN, PREACH BROTHER #toc

walkley: Google Books mobile enable market for paid books in same way MP3 empowered market for iTMS @timoreilly #toc

chadrem: Just re-met @bamiller664 and am now following. Sitting in the back of the #toc keynote has proven a good move this week ;-)

thewritermama: We are taking a road trip. Keep gas in the car. Biz is not a tour of gas stations. #TOC

jafurtado: RT @ljndawson #TOC - Google's algorithmic pricing - right now we don't know what the right pricing models are for ebooks

walkley: "The best way to predict the future is to invent it." @timoreilly #toc

bwingenroth: RT @doctorow: Tim O'Reilly "Free books enable the market for paid books" AMEN, PREACH BROTHER #toc

thewritermama: People need what we do. You are members of a great profession. People want publishers to do their magic. #TOC

shannonholman: #TOC @timoreilly "free books are going to enable the market for raid books." "People need what we do."

KatMeyer: TO'R: TO publishers: People need what we do. #TOC

mikecane: @MichaelHyatt Where is the post about friction you wrote? Link is dead! #TOC

mightymur: RT @doctorow: Tim O'Reilly "Free books enable the market for paid books" AMEN, PREACH BROTHER #toc

dbspin: Watching Kindle launch video from #toc http://url.ie/16du. 3G 'whispernet' means amazon know which page you're on at all times, frightening

kishizuka: @doctorow RT Tim O'Reilly "Free books enable the market for paid books" AMEN, PREACH BROTHER #toc

geoffcox: Free eBooks are necessary to enable the market for paid eBooks #toc

jsteeleeditor: Remember that people need what publishers do; we teach, inform, entertain. Not just about the $$. - @timoreilly #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - "The best way to predict the future is to invent it"

indieauthor: Publetariat launch announced at #TOC: http://snurl.com/boya8

angelajames: #toc quoted: the best way to make something happen in the future is to invent it. Go forward and make great stuff happen. /keynote

doctorow: Best way to predict the future is 2 imagine that the thing you can't live without will stop existing and prove to have been unimportant #toc

joebachana: #TOC O'Reilly exhorts the attendees to 'make something happen'

shannonholman: #TOC @timoreilly tim is now delivering the benediction in the cathedral of learning

robotech_master: Watching this twitstream, I'm getting the feeling that free books enable the market for paid books. But it's just a hunch. #TOC

thewritermama: Seriously, I just wrote that in Chris Brogan's blog last night. #TOC Do-do-do-do. Did I steal it from Tim??? #TOC

neilschlager: rt @ljndawson #TOC - "The Internet is basic cable, and Safari is a premium model. Don't get caught in the idea that nobody will pay."

soultravelers3: RT @MichaelHyatt: I'm listening to Tim O'Reilly speak at the #TOC conference. He is explaining why Twitter is so important.

angelajames: RT @thewritermama Bookworm is a free e-pub device. Free and money can co-exist. (Yes!) #TOC

CuriousTwit: an excellent morning of keynotes, thanks #toc

RonHogan: #toc Gutenberg killed the cathedral as a storytelling medium

toc: Hey #toc attendees, any opinions on the TOC bag? Do you have any preferred conference swag?

thewritermama: Very nice keynote. Ties together what publishers need to here and underscores that WE ALL NEED TO WORK TOGETHER. #TOC

robotech_master: Also, video killed the radio star... RT @RonHogan: Gutenberg killed the cathedral as a storytelling medium #TOC

totai: 4 the record, my tweet re: Audible folks walking on day 1, http://is.gd/jaG8 was a joke. Now it's been written about! http://is.gd/j7GO #toc

trovebooks: #toc What I really want to know is whether Miskatonic U. library is part of the Google Books settlement, because that could turn out badly.

mikecane: @totai You snagged MANY retweets on that Audble thing. I might have been one of them! #TOC

fortrel: @doctorow You're having fun live-twittering at #toc, it seems! Good to see you active on twitter again!

robotech_master: @totai Well, I did say "supposedly." #TOC

toc: Break time til 11a (thanks to Ingram for sponsoring!), then back to a couple of rounds of sessions at #toc

PhilDRoberts: RT @toc: "Tools of Change Twitter tidbits" over on TeleRead http://bit.ly/SJB1 #toc

mikecane: I don't WANT to "work together." I want my RIGHTS REVERTED. PERIOD! #TOC

mikecane: While the rest of you hold hands and sing Kumbaya, writers are out there with works OUT OF PRINT, making them NO MONEY. #TOC

CourtCat: RT: @mightymur: RT @doctorow: Tim O'Reilly "Free books enable the market for paid books" AMEN, PREACH BROTHER #toc

mikecane: SALARIED publishers clutch their pearls, sitting on the rights of THOUSANDS, starving them to slow deaths. #TOC

tedroden: Remembering fondly when @nickbilton was just a mere mortal like the rest of us: http://bit.ly/2VVGN1 #toc

RuelBass: please oh please tell me that someone will summarize Tim O's talk and post it...I had a work emergency that i had to zone out! #toc

cmdln: Love seeing @doctorow live tweeting #toc. Many already great ideas re-shared by @oreilly himself if you follow him.

bwalder: RT @doctorow: It's not the end of print -- the future composts the past. #toc (Re Stanza, et al)

tomguarriello: @doctorow lol re: apology! Did have to turn off mobile phone notification for duration of #toc!

dbspin: #toc Imagine one company knowing every book you'd ever read - not just bought - but finished. That's the real cost of a kindle, not $350.

RonHogan: #toc @timoreilly has maybe 30K followers, but retweets extend his message to 500K

vr_quarksoup: RT: @doctorow: Most popular new media are focused on sending people away from their sites (GOOG, /., digg, etc) #toc

fredgraver: following #toc tweet by tweet... sorry i'm not there

RonHogan: #toc @timoreilly observes that the 2nd most influential twittereron earth is an author (@stephenfry)

LeighEllwood: @crystaljordan But you learn a lot. It's like going to #toc for free

mikecane: Using @stephenfry as example is illusory. I Follow him as the writer. Most Follow him as actor/personality. FAIL! #TOC

mikecane: Go on, cite the name of the most popular PURE WRITER on Twitter. #TOC

jalvear: RT @doctorow: Down economies are golden ages for bohemia as creatives are released from the rat race and make art instead #toc

marcyjill: @toc the swag bag is a good one. Much better than last year. #toc

kirkbiglione: Plastic logic reader will support adobe DRM also. Set to launch 01/10. #toc

robotech_master: Anyone know somewhere/way I can read twitters in reverse of the usual order: oldest at the top? #TOC

VogeleLaw: Does anyone at #toc want to share a cab to JFK around 4:30 today?

booksquare: RT @RonHogan: #toc @timoreilly observes that the 2nd most influential twittereron earth is an author (@stephenfry)

DavidCrumm: #TOC Best Quote: Tim O'Reilly: "We're at the beginning of an era — just like Gutenberg was! ... Think of the adventure we’ll have together!"

ShariAnton: Enjoying reports #toc from @angelajames and @booksquare

SterlingBooks: RT @RonHogan #toc @timoreilly observes that the 2nd most influential twitterer on earth is an author (@stephenfry)

TAC_NISO: RT @doctorow TOR & Free books - National Academies Press been giving all its content away free online since 90s-seen increase in sales #toc

steveattwitter: Retweeting @dbspin: #toc Imagine one company knowing every book you'd ever read - not just bought - but finished. That's the real cost of...

pdlug: #toc great keynotes this morning

modernevil: New Reading Habits, New Distribution Models is the first session for me at #ToC, today.

thewritermama: RT @RonHogan: #toc @timoreilly has maybe 30K followers, but retweets extend his message to 500K

robotech_master: @bash @aleksk @Illykai Well, @doctorow is at the Tools of Change conference, where EVERYBODY is tweeting. I think he got infected. :) #toc

DavidCrumm: #TOC: BestQuote Tim O'Reilly: We're at the beginning of an era just like Gutenberg was — Just think of the adventure we’ll have together!

chelseagreen: Apparently publishers are rabid coffee drinkers. Where's the OJ?! #toc

Sol613: about to start session with peter brantley #toc

DerekDRobertson: RT @MichaelHyatt:I'm listening to Tim O'Reilly speak at the #TOC conference. He is explaining why Twitter is so important. #TOC

LJBookReview: RT RonHogan #toc @timoreilly observes that the 2nd most influential twitterer on earth is an author (@stephenfry)

marygracep: Downloaded Stanza while waiting for the next #TOC session. Packed the "tree book". Now what to read on the train ride home?

pablod: About to start talk: A Survey of Current E-Readers Mostly here to listen to the PlasticLogic folks #toc

hmccormack: @Hadro RT KatMeyer Tim O'Reilly: urges people to personalize their twitter usage. #TOC

FerroGate: RT my guy at #TOC @JonSchaffer: It seems like the publishing industry is finally realizing the benefits of the web...

kenbrooks: @robotech_master #toc. What about scholarly monographs? Textbooks? Multi-volume academic reference works? Does DRM-free work for those?