Presentations: Tutorial

Half-day tutorials dive deep into necessary skills and tools critical to the future of publishing. Please note: there is an additional fee required to attend tutorials at TOC.

This tutorial will address some of the toughest legal issues facing publishers today. A panel of prominent attorneys will help you understand and navigate topics and issues including user-generated content, fair-use, satire, piracy, enforcement, copyright, licensing, contracts, and privacy issues.
Your backlist promises long-tail sales and newfound revenue. But to tap this potential, your books must exist in a digital form. Learn practical information to make decisions about digitization.
Print-on-demand is emerging as an intriguing tool for publishers, providing new ways to think about your supply chain, your content, and your customers. This session will discuss how publishers have incorporated POD into their bottom-line strategies, and it will help you get your head around the questions you and your organization should ask if you want to pursue POD.
It seems that every week another major announcement is made in the sphere of mobile communications regarding a new product, service or opportunity. How can content providers of all types but particularly those in publishing take advantage of the growing opportunity mobile poses in reaching new markets both domestically and internationally.
This fast paced and information packed tutorial provides a practical framework for creating strategies that attract new readers through search engines.
This tutorial is divided into two parts: *How POD fits into a digital strategy:* *Stepping Over the Threshold to New Sales: An introduction to Microsoft Live Search Books*
In this session, you'll see examples of ebooks from a variety of publishers, get ideas for making an ebook easy to buy and fun to read, and get ideas for adding special "e" features to ebooks. We'll be looking at:
XML is central to many exciting publishing initiatives, especially bringing existing content to new media and devices. For nearly all publishers, forging into the future will involve XML. High-level and business-oriented, this session will peek under the hood to see what's happening without dwelling on technical details.

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  • Ingram Industries

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  • Cold Fusion Entertainment

Gold Sponsor

  • Copyright Clearance Center

Silver Sponsors

  • Accenture
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Antenna House
  • Appingo
  • Bookbank
  • codeMantra
  • Connotate
  • HCL Technologies
  • Innodata Isogen, Inc.
  • itechne
  • LibreDigital
  • Lulu
  • Malloy
  • Mark Logic
  • Media Services Group
  • Microsoft Live Search Books
  • Near-Time
  • Qoop
  • RSuite
  • Value Chain International

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  • Publishers Weekly

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