News about the state of the publishing industry tends to be grim. Book sales are anemic. Profit margins are squeezed ever smaller by major retailers such as Amazon. Amidst unprecedented change and tensions, how can the publishing industry move forward effectively? Colin Robinson addresses this topic in his recent Guardian article, “Ten ways to save the publishing industry.” Though his suggestions are hardly novel, they are a great springboard for discussion about the future of publishing houses and platform building in digital publishing.