Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Self-Publish Boom Challenging Old Order

'While sales within America's multibillion dollar book marketplace stagnate - Harry Potter excepted - the once somewhat disrespected world of self-publishing is blossoming.'A slew of companies are now bundling together internet-based technologies that have taped into a rich vein of printer's ink.'Five-year old publish-on-demand pioneer Lulu says it is doubling in size every year. Even though it won't release specific revenues or profits it does say that globally as many as 15,000 people register at its site each week mostly to create books but also calendars, music and DVDs.'