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?