Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Kobo to Small Publishers: Go Away! "If you're running a small publishing outfit and want to reach the Kobo/Borders community, forget it: if you publish fewer than 10 titles, they'll turn away your business. Unlike Amazon and Barnes & Noble, who have made it a breeze for small publishers to sell titles in their online stores, Kobo requires that you work with a digital aggregator -- good news for middlemen who are an endangered species, but bad news for publishers who don't want to deal with life-sucking middlemen. ..."