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doncr
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Registered: ‎12-29-2010
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Re: New e book sell / trade system proposed


keriflur wrote:

This is what makes the next two years interesting.  The pubs can go back to required pricing after two years of allowing the vendors to set the price.  So what will Amazon do with its two years? 


That's an easy question.  Hire more lawyers to tie things up in the courts.

 

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5ivedom
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Re: New e book sell / trade system proposed

I think Amazon is running out of ideas.

 

It's going to try a subscription service.

 

It's main problem is that the Big 6 control something like 50% of the established authors.

 

Ideal for Amazon would be to have all authors at its mercy. That's what it'll aim for. Consolidate power and shift everything to Amazon.

 

Then start doing things like - You must buy 'the self publishing package' and then you can sell at Amazon and get visibility. Otherwise you're pretty much lost in the crowds somewhere.