An alarming article is circulating on the web about B&N and Nook. Here are my thoughts on the matter. And, I’m not just talking about nook — but about kindle and an overall retail strategy for authors. We used to think that moving from retailer to retailer was giving authors “control” of their books. The reality is not quite so simple, and, if we’re not careful, authors will be learning that the hard way.
There’s been a recent little dust-up about the best seller list on B&N, especially their Nook best sellers. The accusation that’s floating around is that B&N is deliberately manipulating the data to artificially rank the more expensive main stream publisher books on the list, forcing out the cheaper Indies. I feel pretty confident when I […]