[FM Discuss] How is the printed MYOSA selling?
annegentle at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 08:51:08 PST 2011
Hi James -
It can be a race between Adam and I. :) I can get that information for you
but not from this computer, so give me the weekend to look it up.
The E-Book Enlightenment full-color was beautiful. Really enjoyed getting
that as a result of the Kickstarter donation.
On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 10:37 AM, James Simmons <nicestep at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm thinking that I might be getting close to the point where I could
> prepare "E-Book Enlightenment" for publication by Lulu. The Rural
> Design Collective did a printing of about 25 copies of that book some
> months ago, and they did a beautiful job on what I considered to be an
> unfinished (but still useful) book. If I did a printing with Lulu I'd
> want it to look more like a regular FLOSS Manual, with a white
> wraparound cover, etc.
> The thing that makes me wonder if doing the work required for this is
> worthwhile is that I have no idea of how many copies of the printed
> book "Make Your Own Sugar Activities!" have been sold. Since the FM
> website gets what profits there may (or not) be I'm thinking you would
> be able to give me a count. Obviously it was fun for me to have a
> printed book available but I do have to wonder if doing the same thing
> for the second book would be worth the effort. I can always just make
> an e-book out of it and post it to the Internet Archive. (MYOSA got
> 67 downloads from there so far).
> The RDC might want to do another limited printing too. Their printing
> was in full color and really showed off the great artwork done for the
> book in a way that the normal FM printing would not. If only a small
> number were interested in getting a printed copy that might be a
> better way to go.
> James Simmons
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> Discuss at lists.flossmanuals.net
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