Free ebooks: motivations, metrics and economics


3 Responses to “Free ebooks: motivations, metrics and economics”

  1. Adam Gurri says:

    It’s too bad they didn’t interview Scott Sigler! Though I guess he doesn’t release the written version for free necessarily, just the audio version.

  2. orwellian says:

    Baen Books has the first book or two in a SF/fantasy series as free ebooks, something that’s made me go out and buy more than a few sequels. We still haven’t found a good model yet to turn the concept into reliable money, but I think it should be something along the line of Netflix. I’d gladly pay $20/mo for comics/graphic novels or for unlimited indie ebooks. Put them in a streaming program and I won’t have to haul two hundred pounds of books every time I move.

  3. gen says:

    thanks for sharing

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