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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 ...

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" ... 2. Why Netflix Or Spotify For Ebooks Will Work · Written Dec 24 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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


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.

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


Jan 18, 2015 ... Every time I write about how Spotify is awesome, or why my Kindle is better than ... 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 ... For the cost of renting a movie, you can get a full month of Netflix.

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


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.

Why the subscription dream of a 'Netflix for books' still has its limits ...


Oct 20, 2014 ... Ebooks: the new reading ... Subscription book services may or may not be the future, but they need work. ... Oyster's multi-app approach also means you can read books on smartphones and on Amazon's ... But, as Spotify, Netflix and others have shown, that might simply no longer be an issue for most.

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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?

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.

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 ...