Had enough yet? Amazon slows down sales in dispute with Hachette

May 10, 2014 at 7:54 am Leave a comment

From the owners blog

chris doeblin

This came from the authors guild yesterday.

Removing buy buttons, hiding books from searches based on homosexual content and now slowing sales- these are the returns publishing gets from Amazon. It’s time to stop allowing them to dictate terms. Every publisher should write down it’s terms for sale, including especially a sane discount policy, distribute it to retailers including Amazon and let’s move into the new world. There is so much to gain for our industry and so little to lose.

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Note: The books affected may not be limited to best-selling authors. Amazon has previously blocked sales of thousands of midlist books in the UK and US, including our very own Backinprint.com books a few years ago.

Hachette authors: we’re trying to get a sense of the scope of the problem. So please take a…

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