News You Can Use – Jan. 1, 2013

Happy New Year!

Amazon is Ripe for Disruption – Interesting article from Forbes Magazine by Suw Charman-Anderson.

Authors Who Say “I Don’t Have Enough Time for Promotion” Are Doomed to Fail – Toni Shannon encourages authors to become disciplined for success.

Can an Old-Fashioned Non-Interactive Author Survive in the Social Age? – A great counterpart to the previous article. This is from PBS and Felicia Pride.

4 Steps to Creating Enjoyable Reader Experience on Your Fiction Author Website – Stephanie Beman shares some good advice.

Looking Ahead to 2013: What Should the Church Expect? – Tom Rainer takes a look at the upcoming year.

What Wikipedia Can Tell Us About the Future of News – A sort of scary article about the speed of news and how it is reported via crowdsourcing. It makes a point that this is the way of the future.

The Twelve Book Days of Christmas – Very entertaining by Roger Tagholm

On the first day of Christmas,

the book trade sent to me

A tablet in a pear tree. (click through for the rest)

2 Responses to News You Can Use – Jan. 1, 2013

  1. Valerie Comer January 1, 2013 at 10:44 am #

    Thanks for an exceptionally interesting round-up this week. Much food for thought.

  2. Regina Jennings January 1, 2013 at 11:07 am #

    I love it when you post these links. The best of the best. Thanks for keeping us informed and Happy New Year.

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