Amazon will publish 122 books this fall in both physical and electronic formats. Amazon is looking to cut out publishers and agents, by directly signing authors to its program. Traditional publishers are rightfully outraged, as Amazon has the ability to pay for talent, distribute the books and ship them to your doorstep. Read the full article at NYTimes.com
Amazon Threatens Publishers, Signs Talent to Book Deals
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).