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Why Netflix Or Spotify For Ebooks Will Work - Forbes


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 ...

eBook Subscriptions- Does the Netflix model work - Vearsa


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 ...

Startups Pitching A “Netflix For E-Books” May Have A Tough Sell ...


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.

The End of Ownership: Netflix, Spotify, and The Streaming Generation


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.

Why eBook Subscriptions Would Never Work | Huffington Post


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 ...

Netflix for Ebooks or Spotify for Ebooks? Spot the Difference ...


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.

Gigaom | Can a 'Spotify for books' really work?


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 ...

Spotify for books | The Economist


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.

Scribd Puts Another Nail in the Coffin of “Netflix for Books”


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.

Netflix-Like Book Services Would Be Happy if You Read Less | WIRED


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.

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Subscription Services for E-Books: Like Netflix, Like Spotify, or Not at ...


Apr 24, 2015 ... Monthly "all you can eat" subscription services are now mainstream for music, movies, and TV. Will they be as popular for e-books as well?

Will there be a 'Spotify / Netflix' for eBooks? - Quora


Well, first of all a "Spotify for ebooks" (unlimited access to all ebooks) and "Netflix for ebooks" ... Why Netflix Or Spotify For Ebooks Will Work. 1.2k Views · View ...

Why the Subscription Model for Ebooks Doesn't Work (at Least Not ...


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 ...