Why and How Your Website Must Be Optimized for Apple’s iPad, Android’s Tablet, and is Mobile Responsive

Play Nicely with iPad

On April 16, 2010, I wrote a guest blog post on a website devoted to iBooks entitled: Does Your Website Play Nicely with iPad? I am reprinting it here, just below, so that we see where I got it right or wrong, and so I can provide some updated figures as well as the current landscape of iPads, iBooks, and how it all affects the business of reading, writing, and publishing. What follows is the original post, with a few formatting tweaks, along with inserts (see orange arrows, boxes, and text) of updated information and commentary. Enjoy.

Free iBooks to Fill Up Your iPad & Kindle Bookshelves

Free iBooks for Kindle iPad

Yes, the iPad, the iBook App, and Apple’s iBookstore will have a big impact on the publishing industry. Yes, more ebooks, as well as books of all kinds, will be published, purchased and read because of the iPad. But what few folks are talking about is how wonderfully open Apple and the iPad are where it comes to free books.