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RonHogan’s Tweets from the 2009 TOC Conference

Pre-Conference, Jan 1, 12:00

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KatMeyer: @RonHogan yup the TOR panel at #TOC will rock. but if u r so over the rock-star TOC panel thing, u will want 2 go to the TOC Cloud panel!

RonHogan: #nycc waiting for the Tor.com panel to start, so I can get talking points for my #toc panel next week.

RonHogan: I've decided to take a sick day from #nycc to conserve my strength for #toc Mon-Wed, so @jasonboog will fly the GalleyCat flag alone today.

RonHogan: @MichaelHyatt wants advice on the dress code for #TOC. I'll be fairly casual, khakis & maybe a sportscoat on the day I'm presenting. Others?

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

RonHogan: My #NYCC posts are ready to publish tomorrow morning, and I'm going to bed so I can get up early for the first day of #TOC. Conference life!

Breakfast, Feb 9, 7:30

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RonHogan: I'm not at #TOC 30 seconds and already ran into @aaronhierholzer

RonHogan: OMG. #TOC breakfast is from 7:30-8:30 and already ALL the muffins are gone.

Tutorials, Feb 9, 8:30

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RonHogan: #TOC listening to @chrisbrogan with, somewhere in the ballroom, @michaelhyatt

RonHogan: #TOC let's see what @chrisbrogan has to say abt "books as ecosystems"

RonHogan: If this #TOC talk seems disjointed, well, it IS. now we're on to publishers as info brokers, not book makers.

RonHogan: #TOC "café-shaped conversations"

RonHogan: #TOC "secrets of the annotated world"

RonHogan: I'm not ignoring this #TOC lecture, I'm "adding metadata to the conversation"

RonHogan: #TOC @chrisbrogan on Twitter: "'what are you doing?' is the most boring question in the world" if I'm not w/you

RonHogan: #TOC @chrisbrogan "forcing your authors to blog isn't going to work"

RonHogan: #TOC @chrisbrogan gets a Q from Cory Doctorow: Why would successful bloggers want to be absorbed by publishers?

RonHogan: #TOC we're in a digression about book trailers. which I've long held are too easy to make, or at least to make badly.

Springbaby31: @RonHogan making a great point about use of Twitter to share books and authors. #TOC

KatMeyer: @ronhogan talking about twitter as a living narrative -- engage w/ users they may get interested in u and your book. #TOC

RonHogan: #TOC @chrisbrogran with love: "If Gary was here, he'd say the same things I'm saying, only ridiculously loud." .

RonHogan: #TOC on the left side of the ballroom, some of us have surge protectors on our tables.

KatMeyer: RT @RonHogan: #TOC on the left side of the ballroom, some of us have surge protectors on our tables. (if your laptop is also dying)...

RonHogan: #TOC @chrisbrogan "If you're going to be everywhere, you have to answer the phone and provide customer service everywhere."

RonHogan: oh boy: now kindle comes in pink. why don't more books come in pink? #notattoc and #toc

KatMeyer: 1 step closer 2 hello kitty! RT @RonHogan: oh boy: now kindle comes in pink. why don't more books come in pink? #notattoc and #toc #TOC

Lunch, Feb 9, 12:00

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RonHogan: #TOC @chrisbrogan is telling us about how @AnnKingman gave him The Sparrow to read. I may have woo!ed.

RonHogan: #TOC and now for lunch. headed stright over in case they understocked like breakfast.

redinthecity: @RonHogan re: pink kindles & pink book covers, I recall a back lash against chick lit books & so many pink book covers! #TOC

RonHogan: #toc afternoon sessions about to begin. I'm in one room, @jasonboog in another. Two-fisted tech coverage!

Tutorials, Feb 9, 1:30

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RonHogan: #toc oh, god: we're being split up into groups to talk about our (online community) needs. kumbaya.

KatMeyer: @RonHogan if they ask us to perform skits, and/or sing songs, i am so out of here! #TOC. plus, i'm not fitting in2 their group categories

RonHogan: #toc @kpwerker called it. he's writing with a marker on a dryboard.

tigerbeat: Tools of Change book conf coverage by @RonHogan & @jasonboog for http://mediabistro.com/galleycat/ which also has news on Kindle 2 #toc

TOCConNow: by @RonHogan: #toc @kpwerker called it. he's writing with a marker on a dryboard.

RonHogan: #toc here we go "think of a community group you love / what made it great? share with yr group"

RonHogan: #toc so we said clarity of mission, positive spontaneity, and a willingness to take on new perspectives.

RonHogan: @annmichael is tweeting a lot more of our conversation, since @katmeyer made me group leader by default. #toc

KatMeyer: @ronhogan did fabulous job as group leader. much less painful than it could have been. #toc

RonHogan: #toc now the speakers are giving us THEIR perspective on "the tribalization of business."

RonHogan: #toc people want connection; they want to help and be helped, in social or market frameworks

RonHogan: #toc content and members grow together in one of those symbiotic realtionship things.

RonHogan: #toc membership increases when it's easier to participate, & easier for members to share more, find each other & content.

RonHogan: #toc "conventional ROI metrics are going to be underwhelming" in judging community's strengths

RonHogan: #toc how do you ask for a budget for something that isn't going to move the ROI needle because it works elsewise?

RonHogan: #toc if you aren't looking for ad revenue, why are you measuring page views and time on site? KNOW YR GOALS.

RonHogan: #toc 34 percent of companies surveyed had no FT employee assigned to community relations; another 27 percent had one.

RonHogan: #toc 58 percent of companies surveyed spend less than $50K annually on community relations.

RonHogan: #toc "communities are about delivering game-changing results" making everything they more effective, profitable.

RonHogan: @annmichael oh boy there's that "chief community officer" tag again. #toc

elizabethgenco: Woot! My good pal @RonHogan has been tweeting bits from Tools of Change (publishing tech conference). #toc for take-aways.

RonHogan: #toc "the worst practices enjoy wide adoption"

RonHogan: #toc "early adopters will force industry-wide changes" we appear to have entered the Oblique Strategies portion of the show.

annmichael: @ronhogan - is it me or does that sound completely anti-community - sounds more like a military operation! #TOC

RonHogan: #toc if i'm reading this slide correctly, look for ads on cell-phone screens soon.

RonHogan: #toc publishers need to prepare to spread core content across all the media formats people will be wanting.

RonHogan: #toc cory doctorow just dropped science on our conversation group, about letting OL communities die natural deaths

RonHogan: #toc cory cites clay shirky on recognizing that online communities don't NEED to go on forever, if their purpose is served

RonHogan: #toc what good are publishers doing authors who already know how to build kickass communities around themselves?

RonHogan: @katelaurielee I know the Blurb CEO. she'll be here at #toc

RonHogan: hey #toc attendees: if you don't have plans for Weds nite, ask me about the reading I'm hosting at 7pm!

RonHogan: #toc what kind of Return On Attention are you offering readers?

RonHogan: #toc are you managing to "a 100-yr old cost structure" or to the future?

Dinner, Feb 9, 5:00

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glecharles: RT @RonHogan #toc what good are publishers doing authors who already know how to build kickass communities around themselves? (um, none?)

mariaschneider: RT @RonHogan #toc what good are publishers doing authors who already know how to build kickass communities around themselves? (exactly!)

RonHogan: that was a good day one for #toc. ditching the tail end of the late-running (but great) session to check in on mail drop.

Cocktail Reception, Feb 9, 6:30

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jcsimonds: Many thanks @ronhogan, @katmeyer and others for sharing your #toc experiences!

fgossieaux: @KatMeyer @thewritermama @mariaschneider @CuriousTwit @RonHogan @betsyp @kate_eltham - thanks for attending our session at #toc

Overnight, Feb 9, 8:30

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

RonHogan: Sure, other #toc panels may be cool, but only my Tor.com panel Weds afternoon has a real live cyborg on the dais: @tobiasbuckell!

Breakfast, Feb 10, 7:45

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RonHogan: just got into Marriott for #toc. let's see if there are ANY muffins left for me today.

RonHogan: oh #toc I'm sorry I ever doubted you. bagels!

RonHogan: #toc is about to beginm and I have donated my actual book (on paper!) to one of the keynoters for who knows what end.

Bob Stein Keynote, Feb 10, 8:50

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RonHogan: #toc I gave my book to Bob Steein from Inst. for Future of the Book. He better not turn it into a cyborg.

RonHogan: #toc books as "user-driven" rather than "producer-driven" media

RonHogan: #toc "books are what humans use to move ideas around time and space."

RonHogan: #toc connecting people to people turned out to be more important than hooking people up w/data.

RonHogan: we're looking at various if:book online experiments now. #toc

RonHogan: #toc "encourage a culture of public reading" by getting cool people to do online annotations of books? that didn't work.

RonHogan: #toc (on the other hand, those cool people became friends, so that was nice.)

RonHogan: eventually we're not going to call these things books. #toc

Peter Brantley Keynote, Feb 10, 9:20

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RonHogan: Bob Stein never got to do his magic trick w/my paperback. oh well. #toc

RonHogan: #toc Peter Brantley says we still think of books as objects, even works of art, but they are mechanical artifacts.

RonHogan: #toc a book is a machine to thin with, and reading is a social product.

RonHogan: #toc a book is a machine to think with, that is.

RonHogan: #toc OK, look, "re-architecting" just isn't a word. But that's what we're doing to the book.

RonHogan: #toc reading is networked rather than private; publishing becomes abt readers rather than content.

Cory Doctorow Keynote, Feb 10, 9:39

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RonHogan: #toc and now Cory Doctorow!

RonHogan: #toc Cory Doctorow: "digital rights management is a futile pursuit in general"

RonHogan: #toc Cory Doctorow's talk is too fast and dense for me to tweet effectively. shutting up to listen.

RonHogan: #toc Cory Doctorow's talk was amazing. DRM? a scam by DRM vendors.

RonHogan: #toc Doctorow "while you were worried about Google, Amazon snuck in and (played?) you."

RonHogan: #toc Doctorow urges publishers to refuse to license any more digital product unless THEY get to make DRM decision.

mariaschneider: Thinks @RonHogan has most entertaining behind-the-scenes coverage of publishing industry conference #toc. Check him out too.

Sessions, Feb 10, 10:45

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RonHogan: @katelaurielee I'm at #toc, so only HC news is coming from Twitter for now.

Sessions, Feb 10, 11:35

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mikecane: RT: @RonHogan: RT @jane_l Authors reporting their HarperCollins funded spring book tours are cancelled or being cancelled. #TOC

RonHogan: the full HC story will be on GalleyCat soon: @jasonboog has a laptop here at #toc.

RonHogan: it has come to this: I am ditching one #toc panel because the tweets from another are so tempting.

RonHogan: apparently others have heard as well: this #toc talk is PACKED. Scott Berkun on change.

robotech_master: The power of twitter: RT @RonHogan: it has come to this: I am ditching one #toc panel because the tweets from another are so tempting.

Sessions, Feb 10, 1:40

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RonHogan: #toc This panel is basically social networking as a promotion tool for self-published authors.

RonHogan: #toc "democratization of distribution" is a misnomer; so far it's all about marketing.

RonHogan: #toc this presentation may be turning into a weRead infomercial

RonHogan: Don't get me wrong; my #toc talk tomorrow is itself nearly an infomercial, although I prefer the term "case study."

RonHogan: #toc I hear Charles Platt's next #boingboing post was going to be "Yay! DRM for everyone!"

RonHogan: #toc weRead also taking up the "case study" nomenclature, with specific campaign examples.

RonHogan: #toc that said, if talk is abt power of social networks for self-pubbed, why use HC & S&S books as examples?

RonHogan: #toc you need to create author profile, connect to fans, support book clubs, give stuff away, use targetted ads. Collect underwear?

RonHogan: #toc second presenter is from Scribd, which is pronounced 'scribbed' not 'scrybed'

RonHogan: #toc put your book online (on scribd, let's say), watch yr Google ranking soar

RonHogan: #toc empower your evangelists; let them embed yr content in their online presence

RonHogan: #toc documents on Scribd also viewable in other platforms thru iPaper

Sessions, Feb 10, 2:30

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RonHogan: #toc women readers are the readers you need to reach if you want to succeed at ebooks.

RonHogan: #toc women romance readers online: adventurous in subject matter, adventurous in new tech.

RonHogan: #toc women ebook readers know their tech, and are ready for it to be sold in an attractive casing.

RonHogan: RT @thewritermama Come out with a digital reader under one hundred dollars and hit the sweet spot. #TOC

RonHogan: #toc more readers moving to the sony as a preferred device?

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

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

pablod: RT @RonHogan more readers moving to the sony as a preferred device? #toc

RonHogan: #toc "reaaders are always looking for recommendations" so limited targetted marketing is not distasteful.

robotech_master: @RonHogan Speaking of getting recommendations, I sure wish Alexlit.com were still alive. #toc

RonHogan: #toc ebooks can be too cheap as well as too expensive. they can't all be free.

RonHogan: #toc inability to share ebooks w/out breaking the law is a turnoff for women readers, who are not yet ready to become pirates.

Afternoon Break, Feb 10, 3:15

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RonHogan: RT @kirkbiglione Harlequin considering models that would enable ebook sharing. #toc

RonHogan: #toc "is anybody in this room willing to fess up and admit they're a fan of DRM?" Lynne Scanlon says maybe.

RonHogan: #toc DRM is a deterrent to readers; it keeps them from wanting to buy books.

pablod: RT @RonHogan #toc DRM is a deterrent to readers; it keeps them from wanting to buy books.

RonHogan: #toc DRM is Dumbo's feather. Books can fly without it, but publishers just don't believe. @smartbitches said that.

pablod: RT @RonHogan #toc DRM is Dumbo's feather. Books can fly without it, but publishers just don't believe. @smartbitches said that.

jane_l: rt @RonHogan #toc DRM is Dumbo's feather. Books can fly without it, but publishers just don't believe. @smartbitches said that.

KimArr: rt @RonHogan #toc DRM is Dumbo's feather. Books can fly without it, but publishers just don't believe. @smartbitches said that.

Jeff Jarvis Keynote, Feb 10, 4:03

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RonHogan: #toc watching Jeff Jarvis's keynote now so I don't have to pay $10 to see it later.

pablod: RT @RonHogan: #toc watching Jeff Jarvis's keynote now so I don't have to pay $10 to see it later.

RonHogan: #toc Jarvis says books should be more process rather than product.

RonHogan: #toc relinquish control--simplify the system & get out of its way.

RonHogan: #toc Jarvis powerpoint slide: "GoogleCollins: killing the book to save it" nervous chuckles

RonHogan: #toc Jarvis admits $9.99 price tag for his "v-book" was silly, but hey it's an experiment.

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

RonHogan: #toc my 1st impression WAS that Jarvis fell on the $9.99 sword so the $4.99 price tag won't seem so crazy later.

Sarah Lloyd Keynote, Feb 10, 4:21

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RonHogan: RT @pablod What if we buy access to ideas, and subscribe to updates? YES! #toc

kate_eltham: @RonHogan #toc surely only if the ebooks aren't parity priced?

RonHogan: #toc Jarvis "I was at Davos" admits he place-drops too much. Nah, not until he mentions TED.

RonHogan: #toc Sara Lloyd: the future is already here. (Gibson: it just isn't equally distributed).

RonHogan: #toc Sara Lloyd just called Amazon publishing's frenemy.

RonHogan: #toc Sara Lloyd "publishers are rubbish at working together--we need to change this"

Jason Fried Keynote, Feb 10, 5:00

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totai: RT @RonHogan: #toc what are publishers doing to raise all boats? work to make the market flourish, not just to flourish in the market.

kpwerker: RT @RonHogan: #toc what are publishers doing to raise all boats? work to make the market flourish, not just to flourish in the market.

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

Lightning Demos, Roundtables, Feb 10, 7:30

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

Breakfast, Feb 11, 7:45

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RonHogan: on the subway to #toc Day 3, relaxing to The Bad Plus. Jazz trio Tom Sawyer for the win!

Neelan Choksi Keynote, Feb 11, 8:54

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RonHogan: #toc Lexcycle CEO talks abt mainstreaming of eBooks

RonHogan: #toc keynote slide says Stanza has 3x sales growth in just over two months

RonHogan: #toc @neelan offers a holistic view of "reading" from initial curiosity to cracking open the text

RonHogan: #toc @neelan: publishers need to hold ebook tech vendors "to a higher standard"

Nick Bilton Keynote, Feb 11, 9:18

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RonHogan: #toc oh cool, this next speaker is the guy who wrote the O'Reilly Radar post abt perpetual new tech hysteria.

RonHogan: #toc Nick Bilton from NYT Research Labs is his name. and he's talking abt digital storytelling

RonHogan: #toc Bilton says his web reading exposes him to 162,000 links a day, but only clicks on 80.

RonHogan: RT @doctorow on @nickbilton concepts: "Paging Dr Negroponte, your Daily Me is here" #toc

RonHogan: #toc @nickbilton calls for greater support from publishers for author websites that let them tell stories

RonHogan: #toc QOTD @nickbilton "I do have thoughts abt the biz model. I'm always told not to talk abt them in public."

RonHogan: #toc @timoreilly is talking so I'm going to just listen for a bit.

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

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RonHogan: #toc although it would be cool if this was called "reasons to be excited, part three"

Morning Break, Feb 11, 10:15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sessions, Feb 11, 11:00

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RonHogan: #toc Blurb CEO: "we have not gone after authors, we've gone after folks who have stuff"

RonHogan: #toc RT @thewritermama Joe Wikert, Eileen from Blurb. Clint Greenleaf, Michael Hyatt, Lulu Ceo, and Tim O'Reilly -- CEO Panel

RonHogan: #toc @michaelhyatt doesn't miss the Nelson imprints he shut down: "they weren't consumer brands" & meant little to readers

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

RonHogan: #toc @michaelhyatt on social networking and how it led to his blogger review program

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

RonHogan: #toc Lulu CEO how do we help the guy who's a shy genius sell more books?

RonHogan: #toc people are turning to book social networks for reading advice: reviews by people you trust

angelajames: RT @RonHogan #toc Lulu CEO how do we help the guy who's a shy genius sell more books?

RonHogan: #toc @timoreilly praises what Lulu & Blurb do as "publishing as a social act"

jcsimonds: @RonHogan #toc @timoreilly praises what Lulu & Blurb do as "publishing as a social act" Oy. Really? Sigh.

RonHogan: #toc Blurb CEO talks about "opportunities for curation" in "self-publishing"world

angelajames: RT @RonHogan #toc Clint Greenleaf: the burden of credibility has shifted from the publisher to the author

RonHogan: #toc (that is to say, a trusted author could publish w/anyone or on her own and would be able to sell)

RonHogan: #toc Bob from Lulu: what if ebooks were like TV: free content supported by advertising? @timoreilly says "paid is coming back"

RonHogan: #toc @michaelhyatt "publishers need to stop talking about it and start doing it" one of the top 3 themes here

RonHogan: The other major themes of #toc are "DRM will kill us" and "please use the escalators."

Sessions, Feb 11, 11:50

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RonHogan: Jane Friedman was sitting in on the #toc CEO roundtable.

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

Lunch, Feb 11, 12:35

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RonHogan: Having been in #toc all morning, I had not realized what a bright beautiful day it seems to be today!

mikecane: @RonHogan It is gorgeous out there. I hate #TOC for keeping me inside!!!

RonHogan: Looking for something to do after #toc? Come by the Merc (17 E 47th) for a Karan Nahajan/Diana Spechler reading at 7pm!

RonHogan: hanging out with my #toc panelists; we're deciding when to mention the new startup that's soft-launching today.

RonHogan: RT @mariaschneider #toc If books are going to be entirely social media, the future looks bleak for introverts.

Sessions, Feb 11, 2:00

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RonHogan: #toc the future of news: what's that got to do w/the book industry? let's see!

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

RonHogan: #toc Jarvis "there's no reaason the book industry couldn't have done what Google did"

RonHogan: #toc Jarvis says too many people are stuck protecting the past instead of building the future

KathrynC: #toc @RonHogan publishing couldn't do what Google because they would have had to renegotiate all their contracts

TomThompson: RT @RonHogan RT @mariaschneider #toc If books are going to be entirely social media, the future looks bleak for introverts.

RonHogan: #toc micropatronage is driven by relationship btwn authr & audience; works in online news, can work for books

RonHogan: #toc woofie is real, a woman sas w/@doctorow sitting in the audience

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

RonHogan: #toc very fun moment as @doctorow challenges the NYT for its no-links-please legacy and its crippling effect

RonHogan: #toc @doctorow whuffie moment reminds me of the William Gibson scene in WILD PALMS. ("and they'll never let me forget it.")

kate_eltham: @RonHogan ooh, can I play TOC bingo too? #toc

RonHogan: #toc @kate_eltham wants to play TOC Bingo -- ok, but "what's the business model?" has already come up, too.

KatMeyer: RT @RonHogan: #toc @kate_eltham wants to play TOC Bingo -- ok, but "what's the business model?" has already come up, too.

RonHogan: (and the odds on "DRM sucks" coming up in this particular #toc panel are roughly 23-1)

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

RonHogan: #toc Bingo continues: who's going to say "empower your readers" or some variant thereof next?

RonHogan: RT @doctorow: The fact that people want something, the fact that it's good, does not mean that its commercially viable. #toc

RonHogan: #toc Bingo would be fun, but here's another option: a pool where we predicted the "shape" of the final meme cloud.

kate_eltham: @RonHogan #toc or the five biggest words/phrases

Sessions, Feb 11, 2:50

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angelajames: @RonHogan #toc I'll be playing toc bingo during your panel. Make me a winner!

RonHogan: surprised at how few people are at the green publishing #toc panel

robotech_master: @RonHogan Maybe they all think it's not *easy* being green. #toc

RonHogan: publishing's carbon footprint, 2006: 12.4M metric tons #toc

RonHogan: #toc so far the green panel is primarily charts and graphs from the BISG environmental study.

JohnMontalbano: RT @KathrynC: #toc @RonHogan publishing couldn't do what Google because they would have had to renegotiate all their contracts - True

RonHogan: #toc let's increase use of recycled fibers, and max our use certified paper. offset transit costs. turn off lights in office. etc.

RonHogan: holy cow. I just met nina paley in the speaker's lounge. @scalzi says I'm a geek but I prefer the term fanboy #toc

mikecane: @RonHogan Oh, so @scalzi IS at #TOC?

RonHogan: about to start our #toc panel. we're the boys in the chorus, we hope you like our show!

Sessions, Feb 11, 3:40

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angelajames: #toc up next, A Study in Online Community Building: @RonHogan (Beatrice.com), John Scalzi and Patrick Nielsen Hayden (Tor)

angelajames: #toc @RonHogan is moderating. Why did you go online and start doing this and when did you realize community forming around it?

angelajames: #toc @RonHogan how long a leash do you put on for community standards and do you pull leash eventualy. Answer emphatically yes from panel

kate_eltham: #toc @RonHogan Bingo! Ron said "raising all boats." ;-p

angelajames: #toc @pnh @RonHogan tor.com is not just for tor books (something I didn't know until Monday) but for other writers/publishers

Afternoon Break, Feb 11, 4:25

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RonHogan: #toc that was fun! now to see what people said

RonHogan: Among those who gave mt #toc panel running commentary: @pablod @doctorow @angelajames @thewritermama

Chris Baty Plenary, Feb 11, 5:07

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RonHogan: #toc Chris Baty will talk about NaNoWriMo in penultimate keynote

RonHogan: #toc Chris Baty: "1999 in the Bay Area: a golden age for stupid ideas" like NaNoWriMo

KatMeyer: I now defer to @ronhogan for tweets on keynotes. unless i think of something so clever, funny or mind blowing it can't be resisted. #TOC

RonHogan: #toc Chris Baty: "novels aren't written by novelists, but by everyday people who give themselves permission to write novels"

RonHogan: RT @doctorow Every writing class I teach is full of great writers who figured out work discipline through NaNoWriMo #toc

RonHogan: #toc Chris Baty: "spending 30 days amuck in your imagination is one of the best things you can do with your life" #nanowrimo

RonHogan: #toc Chris Baty looks forward to NaNoEdMo and NaNoPubMo, too!

RonHogan: #toc Chris Baty: publishers! "you are in an ideal position to sponsor this kind of adventure"

RonHogan: #toc Chris Baty "in the end, books win"

RonHogan: #toc (btw, kudos to the Marriott's AV club for their sound & vision work these last few days)

30PorCento: RT @RonHogan #toc Chris Baty "no final das contas, o livro vence" > http://www.toccon.com/toc2009

RonHogan: #toc Baty the mediocrity of our prizes is a deterrent against cheating

Nina Paley Plenary, Feb 11, 5:34

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RonHogan: #toc here comes Nina Paley!

RonHogan: #toc I'm going to switch to moleskine for a bit.

kpwerker: RT @RonHogan: #toc Chris Baty: "spending 30 days amuck in your imagination is one of the best things you can do with your life" #nanowrimo

RonHogan: RT @doctorow If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

RonHogan: #toc this trailer for Sita Sings the Blues is AMAZING. if it was eligible for best animated film some year, it could damn well win.

KatMeyer: RT @RonHogan: sitasingstheblues.com you will thank me. #TOC

RonHogan: #toc @doctorow just bought the SITA dvd from Paley onstage.

Post-Conference, Feb 11, 6:00

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RichRennicks: @KatMeyer @Pablod @RonHogan @ Thanks to you & all other #TOC tweeters. Lots to think about.

RonHogan: Two things I want to see brought together in 2010: #toc and @wilw

tobiasbuckell: @RonHogan @wilw and #toc would be super awesome!

RonHogan: I've prepped an interview w/@scalzi abt his new website (unveiled at #toc) for Thursday morning's GalleyCat. BigIdeaAuthors.com -- v. cool!

RonHogan: Here's a good point @MichaelHyatt raises about #TOC: "surprised that the heads of more publishing houses did not attend."