10 Responses to “Smart women talking digital”

  1. Jessica Kennedy May 6, 2009 at 1:06 PM #

    Loved this video. I agree with 100% of the things you said. And I watched/listened to it all!
    Thanks for sharing!

  2. Isabelle Santiago May 6, 2009 at 1:26 PM #

    I LOVED this panel. So informative. You’ve convinced me to get a Sony instead of a Kindle because of the multiple places I tend to buy my files. I visit several epublishers as well as fictionwise for my books and tend to read them on the laptop. A portable reader which is easy to use and format friendly is exactly what I’m looking for! Thanks so much for the great information.

  3. MarnieColette May 6, 2009 at 1:38 PM #

    Loved this video. Very informative.

  4. Lesley May 7, 2009 at 1:55 PM #

    Oooh an ebook reader for under 100 that comes in pink! I’m so there!

  5. ms bookjunkie May 7, 2009 at 4:13 PM #

    Great panel!

    I cannot express eloquently enough how much I appreciate the fact that when I buy Samhain books from MBaM, I am buying the book NOT the format.

    I am waiting for the folks at mybebook.com to give out the price of BeBook2 (and some reviews would be nice, also) before making my choice between the Sony and the BeBook (and between BeBook1 and BeBook2, but wifi on the device: WIN!), so I haven’t wanted to buy anything that might not work on my future ereader. And since I don’t want the headache of trying to figure out which formats I can read on my computer now, that will still work for me on the reading device, I’ve been playing it safe and buying from MBaM. A LOT!

  6. Kerry D. May 7, 2009 at 10:24 PM #

    Fantastic video. Thanks so much for putting it up for the rest of us to see. I think I’m developing Sony lust.

  7. Lisa Freeman May 8, 2009 at 10:48 AM #

    I just watched the whole video and while I’m not in the market for an ereader, I was interested in the comments on DRM. I’ve been an subscriber for years to one of the Harlequin lines and just this month had to cancel because my books wouldn’t download. I hate the thought of going back to paperback. I will say that their technical team was very timely in their responses but to no avail. I hope the whole DRM issue is resolved soon!

  8. Teddypig May 11, 2009 at 8:04 AM #

    I loved the video because I could show my husband the wonderful smart people I know online. He loves Sarah’s website. His comment on you was “Angela is cute”.

  9. Karen Scott May 17, 2009 at 3:02 PM #

    I love how colour-coordinated you all were. 🙂

  10. Elisa Jankowski May 26, 2009 at 6:23 PM #

    I loved this discussion – especially since you all weren’t necessarily on the same page about everything. I think the ‘elephant in the room,’ being DRM is a huge issue in the epublishing world – especially for us readers. I recognize how important it is to protect an author’s work and I am a believer that mass-distribution is stealing, but there has to be a better way around this.

    Thank you for all you guys had to say on this – it was really enlightening to have the discussion between “the reader” (SB’s Sarah), “the big publisher,” and “the little publisher”. Very cool! 🙂

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