Will Traditional Publishing Die?
5/3/2012 6:31:35 AM
Thanks to the technology development and internet progress, publishing has enlarged its range from newspaper magazines and books to various digital versions. Some persons may worry that newspaper would disappear in few years for the conversion of the custom that people reading. So let’s have a view of the specialties about traditional and modern publishing to guess the results.
1. The form or carrier
Traditional publishing usually refer to the newspaper, books and magazines, they were popular in the past centuries. But as the increasing popularity of computer, digital magazines or eBooks have gradually taken the paper media’s place and became the main forms of publishing.
2. The author or editor
Usually in the past, the traditional paper publishing works are finished by the writer or editors and the printers. Every book on the shelves is finished through various hard work from the author to the printers and publishers. Yet eBooks can be published easier as long as the author has the digital version of the works and know some publishing platforms.
3. New publishing platforms
Computer and internet has facilitated the publishing in many aspects. First, the writers can type more contents rather than write them down in pens. Besides, more digital platforms have made publishing more convenient and quick.
In addition to blogs, there are many other ways to publish works without being examined; one is the file uploading sites, such as Issuu or Myplick, these sites provide platforms to upload files, whatever PDF or Word or PowerPoint documents, to the sites for free. The other good platform is the digital flipbooks. Flipbooks, which can be created easily with the flipbook software, are emerging digital publishing tools and are welcomed by many writers.
A flipping book is brimming with dynamic flash which can transform the ready-print book to amazing animated one. The pages of book can be vividly flipped just as turning over pages of a realistic book. They can be well-designed and looking beautiful too. Flipbooks are good tool for self-publishing. It is new and differentiates to the traditional publishing. With the help of theflipbook maker, self-publishing is no longer a dream and has been very convenient and easy to operate. The tool is user-friendly that can create a flipbook that has virtual page flipping effect.
Generally, the traditional print books are equal to the new emerging eBooks or self-published eBooks. Both of them have big markets as long as the contents of the books are appealing to readers. It’s difficult to evaluate whether they will die contemporarily, the readers determine the decisions.