ENTRIES TAGGED "recommendations"

The more you engage, the better the advice

The more you engage, the better the advice

Patrick Brown on the Goodreads recommendation engine and fine-tuning discoverability.

The Goodreads recommendation engine has been in development for six years. In this podcast, Patrick Brown, community manager at Goodreads, talks about that development process and how the algorithm works.

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The search for serendipitous recommendations

The search for serendipitous recommendations

Mark Johnson on what sets Zite apart and how CNN ownership will affect the company.

Zite CEO Mark Johnson recently sat down with us to talk about his company, how his recommendation engine works and how CNN is welcoming Zite into its family.

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Publishing News: Goodreads chases the recommendation Holy Grail

Publishing News: Goodreads chases the recommendation Holy Grail

A new kind of book recommendation appears at Goodreads and HTML5 had a very big week in the media world.

Goodreads put its Discovereads purchase to good use. Also, Hearst and The Boston Globe are doubling down on HTML5.

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How online bookstores should get social

How online bookstores should get social

A social layer on book sites would help readers, retailers and publishers.

What if you could take the social aspects of brick-and-mortar bookstores and blend them with the convenience of online sales? Joe Wikert explains how an online social layer would benefit everyone involved in the publishing chain.

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