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 ...
Sep 12, 2011 ... So if services like Spotify and Rdio can work for music consumption — which
advocates like Union Square Ventures partner Fred Wilson argue ...
Jun 26, 2015 ... Why the Subscription Model for Ebooks Doesn't Work (at Least Not Yet) ... to
pronounce the “Netflix of eBooks” -- a.k.a. the subscription model -- the future of ...
Unlike music subscription services, like Spotify, where a user can ...
Nov 6, 2013 ... You can then read those books on your computer, smartphone, and ... It also
works cross-platform and is focused on providing personalized recommendations
. ... E-BOOKS ON DEMAND IS NOT A NETFLIX OR A SPOTIFY.
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.
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 ...
Feb 18, 2016 ... A few years ago, everyone seemed certain that ebooks were taking ... While
ebooks aren't going anywhere, the dream of a Netflix or Spotify for ... At this point,
it seems possible that a “Netflix for books” service just can't work.
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.
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.