Liquid State internal communication

Marveling at our daily intake of symbols and icons   This afternoon I attended a lecture at QUT titled ‘marveling at our daily intake of symbols and icons’. Patrick Hoffman, who works for Google Australia ran the lecture. Patrick is a UX designer, which, according to my hurried consultation with Google (yes, I am aware … Continue reading

Liquid State Press Release #1

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release on Wednesday 10 April 2013     LIQUID STATE LAUNCHES DIGITAL PUBLISHING SYSTEM   Australian company, Liquid State, will launch its digital publishing system next week. Liquid State is a collaborative publishing system for small to medium publishers and authors. It provides users with a simple, fast and economical way … Continue reading

Newsletter article #5

Recent research from global market intelligence firm, IDC, indicates that Android devices have seen a rapid increase in popularity in 2012 and 2013. According to IDC figures, Android tablets are set to dominate the market in the near future, even surpassing their biggest competitor, the Apple iPad. This article suggests that this development is cause … Continue reading

Newsletter article #4

At the end of each year publishers around the world release a summary of trends from the past year and a list of predications for the year ahead. The Literary Platform released this article at the end of 2012 and I thought it would be interesting to see how some of the most popular prophecies … Continue reading

Newsletter article #3

Recent research from global market intelligence firm, IDC, indicates that Android devices have seen a rapid increase in popularity in 2012 and 2013. According to IDC figures, Android tablets are set to dominate the market in the near future, even surpassing their biggest competitor, the Apple iPad. This article suggests that this development is cause … Continue reading

Newsletter artcile #2

One of my previous blog posts looked at how some predictions from the ‘past’- that is, the end of last year- have played out in the publishing industry. This morning I watched a You Tube video from the more distant past about digital newspapers, and I was impressed by how accurate the majority of the … Continue reading

Newsletter article #1

To me, print books and digital books are two completely different things. The claim that digital books are ‘replacing’ print books doesn’t exactly ring true for me, as they represent an entirely new medium. Digital books will never replace print books and they don’t need to. As technological objects, they posses a whole range of … Continue reading

My Liquid State blog posts

Examples of my work published on the Liquid State blog:

Why self publishing is becoming a popular alternative

Self-publishing has emerged from the peripheries of the industry to become one of the primary contenders in mainstream publishing. According to research released by American marketing research company, Bowker, self publishing has seen triple digit growth in five years.

The trends defining digital publishing in 2013

At the end of each year publishers around the world release a summary of trends from the past year and a list of predications for the year ahead. The Literary Platform released this article at the end of 2012 and I thought it would be interesting to see how some of the most popular prophecies … Continue reading