We are of the opinion that most business books are too long. Publishers are often more concerned with the length of a book — and what they can charge — than they are with the actual content. (...) So when we heard about SpringerBriefs we were excited. It seems someone has finally heard us!
Here is what I really think is genius about a 50 page book: I could read it on my iPhone. I don’t have an e-reader, nor do I plan on buying one. (...) As you might imagine reading a book as lengthy as Moby Dick on an iPhone screen is slow going and sometimes painful. But you could zip through a 50-page book in no time (especially when 25% of the pages are charts and graphs)!