Monthly Archives: September 2009

That Report Seems… Ill-Timed

First, I want to congratulate Steve Jordan for getting his name in the NY Times, talking about the success of the Universal Consumer Format.  Hope tomorrow the Times  sends him some linky love–from the website, if not the paper itself.  … Continue reading

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OK, disabling comments on the Apple Post

Going to NY in a little bit.  Should be connected all the way, but… going to NY in a little bit

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What Big Internet Retailers?

Oh good lord. So I was glad to see that Direct Marketing (selling ebooks from publisher to reader) was planned for the now-abandoned Quartet Press’ businesses model, and, fine, they couldn’t quite make a go of it, for reasons that … Continue reading

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And Now: Quartet Press

…. …. ….. …… …. … Forget it. I feel ya, Delmarva.  Best of luck.

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Mobipocket? What Mobipocket?

I guess Kindle UK doesn’t launch today.  But if you don’t think it’s soon, visit this page, ‘cuz something else Amazonian is coming to the Old World: Effective September 2009, we will no longer open new accounts for publishers to … Continue reading

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Still Alive

Busy week. Festival schedule to come…

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Booksurge? What Booksurge?

Long-time readers of this blog know, I’ve been a partner with both Booksurge and Createspace.  Issue was, they were able to add Olympia to the Booksurge system quickly, but weren’t as good with other imprints, like Black Mask, Munsey’s, and … Continue reading

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