Oct 29, 2013 ... Many publishing industry observers don't think that Oyster or Scribd or any other "
Netflix or Spotify for ebooks" will work in the consumer ...
Oct 16, 2014 ... Blog / eBook Subscription Services – Does the Netflix model work? ... In the last
few years, Spotify (and other services like Rdio and Beats ...
Nov 6, 2013 ... (Kindle owners can only borrow one library book per month.) Explains ... It also
works cross-platform and is focused on providing personalized recommendations
. ... E-BOOKS ON DEMAND IS NOT A NETFLIX OR A SPOTIFY.
You never buy a song from iTunes or an ebook from Amazon. ... It's not actually
much of a change from the way physical products work — in that case, the printed
book is ... For the cost of renting a movie, you can get a full month of Netflix.
Jul 19, 2012 ... In specific niches, subscription models can work very well. ... Spotify is one price
for everything; Audible and Netflix meter your use and you can ...
Sep 6, 2013 ... Launching an all-you-can-eat access model for ebooks is tough as nails. ...
Oyster is of course getting compared to Spotify (music) and Netflix (movies), ....
publicly or privately – by Oyster as to how their business model works.
Dec 5, 2012 ... A growing crop of vendors is trying to provide rental access to multiple ebooks for
a monthly subscription, just like Spotify and Netflix. But what a ...
Jan 24, 2015 ... Digital devices can hold dozens of e-books, so people can carry around ... off in
music and television, with providers such as Spotify and Netflix. ... biggest
publishers have so far made their works available on Oyster or Scribd.
While ebooks aren't going anywhere, the dream of a Netflix or Spotify for books ...
At this point, it seems possible that a “Netflix for books” service just can't work.
Jul 9, 2015 ... Subscription services for e-books—the so-called “Netflix for books” model—are ...
All-you-can-read startups like Scribd and Oyster vie with options from giants ... At
issue is the way Scribd's subscription model works, which is different from the
models we're used to seeing on services like Netflix and Spotify.