Still Conflicted about Amazon – Rachelle Gardner

Posted on Nov 19th, 2013 | by Rachelle Gardner I’ve just finished reading Brad Stone’s The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon. I’m still processing what I learned, and checking other sources for differing perspectives, but my initial reaction is that this is an eye-opening, clarifying, sobering yet illuminating resource for anyone […]

Books-A-Million dips toe in print-on-demand business

By Stan Diel | sdiel@al.com Books-A-Million Inc., the Birmingham-based chain of 253 bookstores, will dip its toe in the print-on-demand book business and install on-demand hardware in a Maine store and a store to be named later, the company announced today. On Demand Books LLC’s Espresso Book Machines, which today are located in about 70 […]

Changing perspectives in today's publishing

DISCLAIMER: I’m not affiliated to pandamoon, I’ve not received any compensation for this post, I’ve never used pandamoon services (and might never do, either). The discussion pandamoon executives wrote on today’s publishing scenario—and many of its conclusions—do resonate with me. I share “verbatim” their words as a starting point for a possible discussion with readers […]

CreateSpace, Lightning Source, Lulu — Where Should YOU Self-Publish Your Book: The Ultimate Resource – LiveHacked

CreateSpace, Lightning Source, Lulu — Where Should YOU Self-Publish Your Book: The Ultimate Resource I’ve been going around and around with numerous book printers over the past three years. Ever since I got the crazy, half-baked idea in my head that I wanted the “control, speed, and cost-effectiveness of self-publishing” rather than the traditional way […]

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