Every single vlog (just about) owes its existence and flourishing to 
those who wrote this book.

Damn straight: every one of us would promote the tarnation out of it - 
regardless of publisher.

Jan

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"It isn't done alone. Pay more."
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http://blog.urbanartadventures.com - sound
http://vlogpresskit.blogspot.com - media
http://the-hold.blogspot.com - literature
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On Sep 28, 2005, at 12:40 PM, jonny goldstein wrote:

> I wonder if like 500 people wrote O'Reilly saying we'd buy the book 
> and promote it on our
> vlogs, they would recondsider?
>
>
>
> --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Michael Sullivan 
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> i agree about ebooks and my first reaction to this O'Reilly deal was 
>> like...
>> nah man... do an indie eBook! thats more in synch with our style ;-)
>> but I understand the benefits of a paper book too...
>> O'reilly prob will just deal with revising the podcast books to 
>> include
>> video... and call it video podcasting AHH! heheh.
>>
>> sull
>>
>> On 9/28/05, Jack Nelson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>
>>> --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Jay dedman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
>>> wrote:
>>>> We found out that O'reilly has cancelled the Videoblogging hacks 
>>>> book.
>>>> The word from Chuck, the editor, is that their marketing department
>>>> determined that this book and 2 others were too risky financially.
>>>>
>>>> what does this mean?
>>>>
>>>> Answers are unclear at this point.
>>>> We are still negotiating the terms of the cancellation.
>>>> we should know more by Friday.
>>>> One possibility is to make it an online community project...a 
>>>> growing
>>>> book that everyone contributes to over time. Might even be better
>>>> since we can add hyperlinks and screencasts.
>>>> We have over half the book complete.
>>>
>>> Damn, I'm so sorry to hear that.
>>>
>>> You should think about making this into an ebook. Traditional books 
>>> are
>>> great (I'm in the
>>> publishing business, so I like books, paper, print) but an ebook 
>>> might be
>>> a better fit for
>>> this project. They can be edited easily, so they can be updated as 
>>> the
>>> technology changes
>>> and it changes pretty fast. This would also mean there would still 
>>> be a
>>> source of income
>>> which you all deserve. If you've got three quarters of the book 
>>> written
>>> already it would not
>>> be that hard to convert it to an ebook. Check out what the TidBits 
>>> people
>>> are doing with
>>> ebooks. I'm not sure, but I think an ebook could have hyperlinks and
>>> screencasts too.
>>>
>>> Jack
>>>
>>> droppedframes.blogspot.com <http://droppedframes.blogspot.com>
>>>
>>> agringoinmexico.blogspot.com <http://agringoinmexico.blogspot.com>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Yahoo! Groups Links
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>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>> --
>> sull
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>> "The hybrid or the meeting of two media is a moment of truth and 
>> revelation
>> from which new form is born"
>> - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
>> http://vlogdir.com - The Videoblog Directory
>> http://videobloggers.org - Free Videoblog Hosting / Vlogosphere 
>> Aggregator
>> http://interdigitate.com - on again off again personal vlog
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