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booksquare’s Tweets from the 2009 TOC Conference

Pre-Conference, Jan 1, 12:00

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oreillymedia: RT @SuzAxtell Enter @booksquare contest to win a free pass to #TOC: http://tinyurl.com/84lpe8

booksquare: prepping for #toc workshop and looking for women who *read* ebooks for quick survey: http://snurl.com/9vj1o

shanakimball: RT @booksquare prepping for #toc workshop and looking for women who *read* ebooks for quick survey: http://snurl.com/9vj1o

SuzAxtell: What do women want from ebooks? Take this survey--results will help @booksquare's panel discussion at #TOC 2009 http://tinyurl.com/a6udjq

toc: RT @booksquare: prepping for #toc workshop and looking for women who *read* ebooks for quick survey: http://snurl.com/9vj1o

bookoven: RT @booksquare: prepping for #toc workshop and looking for women who *read* ebooks for quick survey: http://snurl.com/9vj1o (via @toc)

andrewsavikas: RT @SuzAxtell: What do women want from ebooks? Take this survey--results will help @booksquare panel at #TOC 2009 http://tinyurl.com/a6udjq

booksquare: @SheTranslates i'm glad you're coming! the pressure, the pressure! luckily, i'm just modding a fantastic panel! #toc

booksquare: just bombarded my #toc panel with lots of topics for discussion! they're the smart ones...i'm just the moderator .

toc: Retweeting @booksquare: just bombarded my #toc panel with lots of topics for discussion! they're the smart ones...i'm just the moderator :)

booksquare: @saraennis not tomorrow, future bs post/talk at #toc. will publish either before or after opanel (@mallevallik, @angelajames, @smartbitches)

booksquare: RT @toc: New Session Added to #TOC Agenda: Topics from the TOC Tag Cloud: http://tinyurl.com/awq69h (highly recommended ;) )

SuzAxtell: RT @booksquare @toc: New Session Added to #TOC Agenda: Topics from the TOC Tag Cloud: http://tinyurl.com/awq69h (highly recommended ;) )

KatMeyer: In NYC 2/9 4 #TOC? Come 2 the Bookish Tweetup: http://tocbookishtweetup.eventbrite.com/ (b there or face the wrath of @booksquare!)

booksquare: RT @ami_with_an_i: Our TOC Party details! Tue. Feb. 10th / 8-10 PM / Lolita Bar, 266 Broome bet Allen and Orchard / $3 drinks til 9 #toc

booksquare: RT @KatMeyer: Come 2 the Bookish Tweetup: http://tocbookishtweetup.eventbrite.com/ (b there or face the wrath of @booksquare!) #toc

booksquare: checking new york weather. what is "freezing fog"? #toc

booksquare: @hsanderson yes, will be #toc -- hope to see you there!

booksquare: @Janet_Reid yep. and you saw the info about the #toc tweet-up, right? if not, send email addy and i'll get to you.

booksquare: had the brilliant plan to do powerpoint for #toc panel. have remembered powerpoint is evil. lots of quotes from readers re: ebooks.

booksquare: @SmartBitches hey if you want to do a preview of our #toc panel (two minute version!), mi casa and all that.

booksquare: speaking @smartbitches, sarah drops by booksquare to squee about our upcoming #toc panel: http://snurl.com/bfnev

booksquare: RT @toc: #TOC is now sold out! We're looking forward to a great conference this week!

booksquare: @RonHogan @michaelhyatt casual, casual, casual clothes for #toc.

Overnight, Feb 9, 8:30

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kishizuka: @katmeyer @booksquare @Ftoolan Enjoyed the #TOC Bookish Tweetup. Thank you!

ami_with_an_i: @katmeyer & @booksquare just threw the best party! #toc

RonHogan: RT @ami_with_an_i "@katmeyer & @booksquare just threw the best party! #toc" I'll confirm that! Great job, you two.

KatMeyer: thank u so much, @ftoolan @dslessing & @booksquare AND all the fantastic bookish tweeps who stopped by to celebrate #TOC! u r awesome. :)

kirkbiglione: Best #toc party ever! Great job @katmeyer and @booksquare. And thanks to Firebrand for sponsoring.

AnnKingman: Tweeting helped me not miss #toc so much, but I am really said I missed the party thrown by @KatMeyer and @Booksquare.

sarahw: @KatMeyer @booksquare THANK YOU for throwing such an awesome party last night! #toc

booksquare: thank you @frantoolan and @katmeyer for great great party. #toc

Bob Stein Keynote, Feb 10, 8:50

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booksquare: continuing conversation in margin of the book--changing relationship between author and reader #toc

booksquare: thinking about the social relations that surround a book--engaging readers at all points of book process #toc

Peter Brantley Keynote, Feb 10, 9:20

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booksquare: now up peter brantley, yay! #toc

booksquare: Book is social construction (@naypinya) #toc

booksquare: reading embedded in a network of activity, focus on engaging with people who read books #toc

booksquare: think of intellectual property rights in a new way #toc

Cory Doctorow Keynote, Feb 10, 9:39

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booksquare: nobody woke up this morning and said I want to do less with my music #toc

booksquare: company that controls licensing of DRM controls *your* business #toc

Sessions, Feb 10, 11:35

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TOCConNow: by @booksquare: company that controls licensing of DRM controls *your* business #toc

JohnMontalbano: RT @TOCConNow: by @booksquare: company that controls licensing of DRM controls *your* business #toc Enough said abt DRM

Afternoon Break, Feb 10, 3:15

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amywilkins: following @mallevallik, @booksquare, @SmartBitches panel at #TOC via Twitter

Jeff Jarvis Keynote, Feb 10, 4:03

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booksquare: RT @kirkbiglione: First device maker to build a pink eInk reader wins. #toc

booksquare: RT @sarahw: #toc wendell: women are the ebook readers you are looking for.

booksquare: RT @ami_with_an_i: Unfounded rumor just delivered to me anonymously: 'The Audible ppl walked out of Doctorow's DRM talk in a huff!' #toc

booksquare: RT @kirkbiglione: Most on panel seem to think Amazon has made mistake by making Kindle a closed platform. #toc

booksquare: RT @RonHogan: #toc internationally, ebooks are opening up a market for readers who can't afford US$25 paperbacks.

Sarah Lloyd Keynote, Feb 10, 4:21

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booksquare: RT @kirkbiglione: No one in the room thinks jarvis v-book is worth $10, including jarvis. #toc

booksquare: RT @thewritermama: Readers are not opposed to DRM. They are opposed to the way it's being implemented. #TOC

Jason Fried Keynote, Feb 10, 5:00

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Thandelike: thank you @RonHogan @booksquare @katmeyer et alia for the generous tweeting re. #TOC publishing conference!

Breakfast, Feb 11, 7:45

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kirkbiglione: @booksquare just met @timoreilly. Mission accomplished. #toc

Neelan Choksi Keynote, Feb 11, 8:54

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booksquare: the oprah effect: mainstreaming of ebooks #toc

booksquare: weird being in a room with so many people carrying ereader and iphone #toc

booksquare: users don't want to care about formats (or drm), but opportunity of standard is significant #toc

booksquare: glad that people are talking about the fact that drm creates a serious vendor lock-in #toc

booksquare: standards like .epub reduce conversion headaches down the road #toc

booksquare: number one place people use stanza: in bed, though two responders said "in bathroom". #toc

mr_random: only 2?? haha RT @booksquare number one place people use stanza: in bed, though two responders said "in bathroom". #toc

booksquare: @jwikert of course that's why! (though @jane_l makes a good point). #toc

booksquare: avg purchase price of stanza/ebooks was $10.25, choksi expected it to be lower (note: me too!). interesting sales numbers. #toc

booksquare: every reader is unique, give readers options to customize their experience. listen to user, give readers a voice #toc

booksquare: too much friction in the process. take friction out of process=sales increase. #toc

Nick Bilton Keynote, Feb 11, 9:18

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booksquare: in 1876, it was said that the telephone was the end of culture as we know it. a year later, it was the phonograph... #toc

booksquare: social networks becoming pathways for aggregation (bilton) #toc

booksquare: bilton: paper is just a device #toc

Tim O'Reilly Keynote, Feb 11, 9:48

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booksquare: gutenberg didn't imagine jane austen, let alone james joyce (@timoreilly) #toc

booksquare: the future is just begging to be invented #toc

booksquare: interesting graph of sharp uptake in various book-related/discussion sites (goodreads, librarything, etc) reading public out there #toc

booksquare: or, introducing twitter to the greater publishing community #toc

booksquare: RT @angelajames: #toc twitter: how do you find time to do that? How do you not? Find time and get in on it when it's still new

booksquare: RT @KatMeyer: TO'R: some blogs are more equal than others - publishers need to help confer status on their authors. #TOC

booksquare: each you has a network, build your network, look at new types of publisher/author relationships, don't just make announcements #toc

booksquare: don't get caught in the idea that nobody will pay #toc

booksquare: RT @angelajames: #toc the role of the publisher: status in a medium and confer status on your authors and then they confer status back o ...

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

Morning Break, Feb 11, 10:15

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

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

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

Sessions, Feb 11, 11:00

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booksquare: michael hyatt sees value of talking to his customers directly about books -- and sees direct results #toc

booksquare: RT @RonHogan: #toc a community of engaged self-publishers building up around Blurb? interesting

booksquare: social networking to create network of trusted recommenders, social curation of books=old school concept, online tools facilitate #toc

DonLinn: @booksquare #TOC Blurb ceo just said 2008 revenue was 30MM..astonishing Even at 20 bucks a pop thats a lot of books

Sessions, Feb 11, 11:50

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oupblog: @doctorow @jwikert @chelseagreen @ami_with_an_i @RonHogan @booksquare Really jealous of all of you at Toc, grrr budget cuts. #toc

Sessions, Feb 11, 2:50

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booksquare: RT @chapmanchapman: Workflow Fantasy idea #23: Ah, if only our authors composed in epub xml format... #toc

Sessions, Feb 11, 3:40

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ami_with_an_i: #toc All those eReader features requested by @booksquare, @katmeyer, @kirk biglione.

Post-Conference, Feb 11, 6:00

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booksquare: @KatMeyer rocked the #toc. and won the @mikecane bingo!

booksquare: RT @jwikert: RT @andrewsavikas: raw dump of all the #toc tweets from during the conference http://is.gd/jrU0

booksquare: well, i kind of like snakes...so sorry we were ships in the night during #toc -- hopefully next conf will be less busy.

aaronhierholzer: @booksquare Someone at #toc suggested that ereaders vibrate during certain passages of romance novels. Discuss.