Publishers


Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console

Next Apple TV Rumored to Have A Games Console

The Xbox One and PS4 could bet getting company. Recent reports indicate that a new Apple TV is well into testing, and might arr...

Jan 24 2014, 6:51pm CST

'Slow, Painful Death' For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted

Slow and Painful Death For Sony Playstation Vita Predicted

We rarely get terribly colorful language in the sometimes staid world of financial analysis, but in the videogame world, that’s...

Jan 24 2014, 9:00am CST

Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers

Google Adsense Direct is For Small Publishers

Those playing the ad game within the Google universe are very familiar with Google AdSense and DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP)...

Jan 24 2014, 8:11am CST

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

In the lobby of Google’s Building 900 at its Mountain View headquarters, there’s a display of Google-colored squares and rectan...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut

Apple's Mac still Big Influencer, 30 years after Debut

Apple's Mac still influences computing today, 30 years after its debut NEW YORK (AP) — Look around. Many of the gadgets you see...

Jan 24 2014, 1:15am CST

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and other...

Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

When Cody Wilson published the blueprint for the first fully 3D-printable gun on the web last spring, the controversy around th...

Jan 22 2014, 9:38am CST

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

Online Anonymity for Business Pros, Rebels And Everyone In Between

Online Anonymity for Business Pros, Rebels And Everyone In Between

You wouldn’t know it from its modest adobe-and-brick-tile headquarters on National Avenue, but like a lot of its larger neighbo...

Jan 22 2014, 8:20am CST

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

I’m a small publisher in both budget and manpower. As such, I must work smart. Everything I attempt to do must be purposeful an...

Jan 22 2014, 8:04am CST

Should Microsoft Acquire Yahoo For $53 Billion?

Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo for $53 Billion?

The last time Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo — valuing it at $45 billion, Steve Ballmer hoped that some value could be created...

Jan 21 2014, 8:56am CST

Gabe Newell Is 'Fine' With EA's Origin On Steam Machines

Gabe Newell Is 'Fine' With EA's Origin On Steam Machines

While Valve’s fleet of Steam Machines may be laying the groundwork for some massive future shift in console and PC gaming, in t...

Jan 19 2014, 10:41am CST

I4U news

Judge to Apple: Reboot relationship with monitor

NY judge says Apple's opposition to e-books monitor proves the wisdom of his appointment NEW YORK (AP) — A judge...

Jan 16 2014, 2:16pm CST

Google Builds Mindshare For Dart App Framework With Virtual Machines On Runnable

Google Builds Mindshare For Dart App Framework With Virtual Machines On Runnable

Google announced today that it will distribute working demos its Dart app framework through Runnable, the Palo Alto startup tha...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

Microsoft: Xbox One, PS4 Spec Differences 'Marginal'

Microsoft: Xbox One, PS4 Spec Differences 'Marginal'

What’s more powerful, the Xbox One or the PS4? We’ve been arguing that question since before Microsoft and Sony had told us any...

Jan 16 2014, 10:06am CST

Pinners Are From Peoria: Sharing On Pinterest Takes Off

Pinners Are From Peoria: Sharing On Pinterest Takes Off

Pinterest keeps gaining momentum as a way to share content, growing faster at this social activity than any other social media...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life

How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life

GameStop shares came crashing down a few days ago when the company announced lower than expected game sales over the holidays (...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt

By Dorie Clark How can you make your book a bestseller? A good person to ask would be Michael Hyatt, whose 2012 book Platform:...

Jan 14 2014, 9:46am CST

TapSense Releases Latest Mobile Marketing User Guide

TapSense Releases Latest Mobile Marketing User Guide

It was clearly a great year for mobile marketing. Consumers are spending more than half their time online on the mobile web and...

Jan 14 2014, 7:26am CST

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work

Telecommuting Is The Future of Work

In many companies I work with, a certain percentage of employees work from home or are virtual employees – contractors or long-...

Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize. What happen...

Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST

An Inside Explanation Of Why Third Parties Have Left The Wii U

An Inside Explanation Of Why Third Parties Have Left The Wii U

While it’s Saturday, and there isn’t much news in the video game world, I absolutely must point you to a fantastic read over at...

Jan 11 2014, 10:31am CST

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products

Inside Forbes: We're Diving Into the Era of News Streams With Breakthrough Mobile Products

Like a hanging, mobile focuses the mind. I often say the $2 to $3 CPMs publishers frequently get for smartphone ads will crush...

Jan 10 2014, 6:31am CST

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed

The intensity of competition in an industry is neither a matter of coincidence nor bad luck Michael Porter, Competitive Strate...

Jan 8 2014, 4:31pm CST

I4U news

Yahoo's Advertising Reboot Still A Work In Progress

Yahoo announced some interesting products during CEO Marissa Mayer’s keynote speech at CES Tuesday in Las Vegas–a couple of dig...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

I4U news

New software battle coming to smart TVs

New battle comes to smart TVs as Firefox, LG, others promote competing software NEW YORK (AP) — More choice — and...

Jan 6 2014, 2:46pm CST

I4U news

Zola Acquires Bookish But It's Really About Amazon

Last year, when Bookish launched, I asked the question on this blog, “will [start-up book retailer backed by three of the large...

Jan 6 2014, 2:06pm CST

The Worst, Most Disappointing And Controversial Video Game Moments Of 2013

The Worst, Most Disappointing And Controversial Video Game Moments Of 2013

Plenty of controversy hounded the video game industry in 2013, though I’m not sure any of it was quite as hot-blooded as the co...

Jan 3 2014, 4:36pm CST

Microsoft's Xbox One Almost Went Entirely Disc-less After E3

Microsoft's Xbox One Almost Went Entirely Disc-less After E3

Microsoft was scrambling in the wake of E3 to alter the Xbox One after a wave of negative feedback about the company’s policies...

Jan 3 2014, 9:16am CST

Will You Go Viral? Here's A Way To Predict

Will You Go Viral? Here's A Way To Predict

The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize. We’ve seen...

Jan 3 2014, 8:26am CST

7 Easy Steps To Decluttering -- And Profiting From It

7 Easy Steps To Decluttering -- And Profiting From It

As you start the new year, you’re probably making resolutions and other plans for your fresh, clean slate. What if you challeng...

Jan 1 2014, 8:06am CST

I4U news

Apple's E-Book Monitor In Bureaucratic Court Fight Over Tim Cook And Al Gore Interviews

I will admit to finding this little story quite amusing. As we all know after Apple was found guilty of conspiring with the maj...

Dec 31 2013, 9:16am CST

How To Double Your Content Marketing ROI In 2014

How To Double Your Content Marketing ROI In 2014

December brings many traditions: enjoying the holidays, wrapping up projects from the year that’s ending, and gearing up for th...

Dec 30 2013, 2:41pm CST

Whatever Business You're In, Chances Are You Need To Publish Content. Here Are Some Rules You Need To Know

Whatever Business You're In, Chances Are You Need To Publish Content. Here Are Some Rules You Need To Know

Content is the big new thing.  From blogs to videos to social media, everywhere you look organizations are looking to publish a...

Dec 28 2013, 8:11pm CST

B2B Customer Service And The Anti-Amazon: Delivering Books For Authors (And Not By Drone)

B2B Customer Service And The Anti-Amazon: Delivering Books For Authors (And Not By Drone)

As a customer service consultant and speaker, my feeling is that, at its heart, customer service is customer service, period. ...

Dec 24 2013, 3:26pm CST

The Best Performing Big Tech Stocks Of 2013: Did You Own Any Of Them?

The Best Performing Big Tech Stocks Of 2013: Did You Own Any Of Them?

Idaho, China, Menlo Park. That would have been your itinerary this year to find the tech stocks that make up the list of the be...

Dec 23 2013, 8:36am CST

Facebook's Algorithm Change Not A Boon For All Publishers

Facebook's Algorithm Change Not A Boon For All Publishers

In early December Facebook confirmed a change had been made to their News Feed. In the post announcing the change, Facebook cit...

Dec 23 2013, 6:36am CST

Lightning Source And Print On Demand: 'Cost Saving Breakthrough For Publishers'

Lightning Source And Print On Demand: 'Cost Saving Breakthrough For Publishers'

“We turn fixed costs into variable costs,” explains  John Ingram, the Chairman & CEO of privately held Ingram Content Group...

Dec 23 2013, 4:46am CST

The Best Video Game Publishers Of 2013

The Best Video Game Publishers Of 2013

Video game publishers are often seen as the Big Bad Wolves of the industry. That can be the case: Some publishers have been kno...

Dec 22 2013, 2:11pm CST