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chapmanchapman’s Tweets from the 2009 TOC Conference

Pre-Conference, Jan 1, 12:00

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

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

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

Tutorials, Feb 9, 8:30

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chapmanchapman: RT @dslessing: @chrisbrogan sold $8000 worth of books on Amazon Dec and Jan as book reviewer from his blog #toc

Tutorials, Feb 9, 1:30

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chapmanchapman: I'll be out and about w/ @ami_with_an_i at the #toc mediabistro party tonight, come say hello!

Morning Break, Feb 10, 10:17

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chapmanchapman: Bob Stein said nothing new (still clever though), Peter Brantley was redundant, Cory Doctorow was hilarious. #toc

chapmanchapman: Thanks for the $2.50 bottle of water Starbucks, this will help the hangover and punish the wallet. #toc

Sessions, Feb 10, 11:35

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chapmanchapman: Dan Gillmor event was thin and meandering. Left early. #toc

Lunch, Feb 10, 12:20

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chapmanchapman: Thanks Laurel Touby for the Twitter praise! #toc

Sessions, Feb 10, 1:40

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chapmanchapman: Hoping this Adobe presentation answers all the Apple rumors. Probably too much to hope for. #toc

chapmanchapman: Of course Adobe is fence-sitting on DRM #toc

chapmanchapman: Adobe previews of Int'l Herald Tribune widget w/ Flash 10 is amazing. You can even play the crossword in it. #toc

pablod: @chapmanchapman with FLASH?? WTF?? #toc

chapmanchapman: "Adobe doesn't want to iTunes anybody." Device agnoticism #toc

chapmanchapman: @pablod it was pretty impressive. Also big Adobe mobile announcement at Spain conf in a couple weeks. iPhone, methinks. #toc

mikecane: @chapmanchapman Or it could be Flash for Palm Pre #TOC

pablod: @chapmanchapman Interesting. I'd have to see the widget. Spain? Smells like flash on iPhone. #toc

Sessions, Feb 10, 2:30

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chapmanchapman: RT @pablod eBook trends outside US, where there's no Kindle: Euros are ahead on ePub standard. Pan Mac used as ex. (w00t @babyjuggler). #toc

chapmanchapman: At Mobile Strategy panel w/ the great Brent Lewis. 70% of baby boomers ONLY use their phones for voice. #toc

chapmanchapman: @KatMeyer She and I talk about this all the time - ebooks are NOT cheaper to bring to market than print! #toc

mikecane: @chapmanchapman Your prod costs don't matter to BUYERS. People REJECT hardcover prices for eBooks! #TOC

chapmanchapman: Amazing Harlequin overview on their work in mobile in US and Japan. Wow. (85% of Japan ebook sales come from mobile phone market) #toc

chapmanchapman: Both Harlequin & Lexcycle saying it'll be standard soon to buy/download/manage ebooks solely through mobile device. No need for desktop #toc

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

Afternoon Break, Feb 10, 3:15

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chapmanchapman: Peter Brantley's talking about QR codes, using to create narrative, marketing, etc. (I love QR codes, we should all try 'em) #toc

Jeff Jarvis Keynote, Feb 10, 4:03

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chapmanchapman: Also, how is the WWGD/Jarvis v-book at all "googley"? #toc

chapmanchapman: Jarvis admits to hypocrisy (he's semi-joking) by not distr. his book for free online, b/c he got an advance. What about Seth Godin? #toc

CathleenRitt: @chapmanchapman hello from the Tweeter in the orange jacket to your right #TOC

Sarah Lloyd Keynote, Feb 10, 4:21

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chapmanchapman: RT @pablod Jarvis is all a-twitter. #toc

chapmanchapman: When is this a TOC presentation and when is this Jarvis pitching his book? #toc

chapmanchapman: Up next, the great Sara Lloyd (@thedigitalist) #toc

chapmanchapman: Sara Lloyd just showed a topless Jim Harrison photo mostly just because she can. Hilarious! #toc

chapmanchapman: RT @jasonboog: Sara Lloyd #toc just mentioned Nintendo DS books. Nobody has mentioned those at all the panels I've seen.

chapmanchapman: Sara Lloyd points out how I won Time's Person of the Year in 2006. Thanks! #toc

chapmanchapman: @pablod I think the copyright issues will be worked out by the outliers/radicals first, then accepted by the middle. #toc

Jason Fried Keynote, Feb 10, 5:00

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chapmanchapman: RT @tsattersten #toc Read Sara's manifesto: "A book publisher's manifesto for the 21st century" http://tinyurl.com/6xyhxc

pablod: @chapmanchapman yup. niche publishers, indie outfits, etc. #toc

chapmanchapman: Fried: Chefs don't think that people are going to take their cookbooks and open up competing restaurants to put 'em out of business! #toc

chapmanchapman: 37 SIgnals went outside of the trad. pub. structure and made $1M with their book by growing their audience with their blog #toc

chapmanchapman: Devil's advocate: if they had gone w/ a publisher, would they have made $2M? $3M? #toc

chapmanchapman: RT @jsteeleeditor You can teach intro stuff without cannibalizing business on more expert stuff. Esp. in down economy. -Jason Fried #toc

Jason Epstein Keynote, Feb 10, 5:29

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chapmanchapman: Err, it's a bit inauspicious to start your keynote with an infomercial about your new product. #toc

chapmanchapman: So far Jason Epstein's speech is more about the history of tech and hermeneutics. Hard to get into it. #toc

Reception, Feb 10, 6:04

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chapmanchapman: TOC/Twitter meetup tonight! Lolita / 8-10pm / 266 Broome St.b/n Allen & Orchard / Cheap drinks! #toc

TOCConNow: by @chapmanchapman: TOC/Twitter meetup tonight! Lolita / 8-10pm / 266 Broome St.b/n Allen & Orchard / Cheap drinks! #toc

Sessions, Feb 11, 11:00

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chapmanchapman: At "New Reading Habits, New Distribution Models" #toc

chapmanchapman: Sharedbook: Experimentation is good, but you need to be patient and realistic. Your success with a title may come later. #toc

chapmanchapman: Daily Lit's already serializing the first Madoff book, off of the mss, beating the trad. pubs #toc

chapmanchapman: Q about New Reading Habits and what literature may look like just stumped the entire panel. #toc

chapmanchapman: Uh oh, here comes the "video games are like the new literature" answer. Let's open up that economy-size can of worms. #toc

chapmanchapman: RT @angelajames #toc Lulu says what if selling ebooks is the wrong business model, instead you give them away with embedded ads.

Sessions, Feb 11, 2:00

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chapmanchapman: Phil Zuckerman wins already for moxie points. "Think Yiddish, but dress British." #toc

chapmanchapman: @RonHogan I bet it takes 9min for Jarvis to say "googlejuice" #toc

chapmanchapman: at "Building Old World Publishing Values into New World Automated Workflows" #toc

chapmanchapman: Zuckerman: We publish souvenirs, not traditional books. (Limited ed., made to look/feel like original old edition) #toc

chapmanchapman: Zuckerman: You have to sacrifice some short term value for short term workflow benefit. Then you'll get your long term value add. #toc

chapmanchapman: Kind of amazing idea: everyone's office at Applewood Books has a chalkboard for sketching out ideas/workflows/etc. #toc

RonHogan: #toc @chapmanchapman loses his bet, @doctorow beat Jarvis to injecting "google juice" into the conversation

chapmanchapman: Zuckerman's editorial question changed from "Which books are good?" to "Which books will our readers like?" #toc

chapmanchapman: @RonHogan Let Ingram sponsor TOC Bingo, we'll develop it at 3pm & go live just in time for... the end of TOC. Crap. #toc

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

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

Sessions, Feb 11, 2:50

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chapmanchapman: at the “Success Stories and Failures in Digital Publishing” panel. #toc

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

chapmanchapman: Denison take-away: Working in xml was helpful. He still couldn't do the epub conversion on his own, though... #toc

mikecane: RT @chapmanchapman [TRUNCATED] He still couldn't do the epub conversion on his own, though... #toc -- AHA! And thought it was just ME!

chapmanchapman: Andrew Malkin's going over my head now. Also, I thankfully don't work this closely w/ supply chain #toc

chapmanchapman: Jesse McDougall of Chelsea Green - their strategy is pretty basic: add content to their site to boost traffic. #toc

chapmanchapman: On the social networks, "resist the urge to market to the users." You're there to learn, to interact. #toc

chapmanchapman: Chelsea Green's site is news/story-oriented, not title-oriented. Smart. #toc

chapmanchapman: Can't argue with those Chelsea Green #s (every online metric is up, and record sales in 08) #toc http://tinyurl.com/cu7y6s