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Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch recently published an excellent book called APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur-How to Publish a Book, and it's only available on Amazon for the first 90 days rather than in all bookstores everywhere. This is probably driving a lot of people crazy, and making a lot of other people think "Hmmm." Amazon's foray into publishing rather than simply distributing books (see The Domino Project and its subsequent demise) had a lot of people scratching their heads. Now, mind you I've been a Kawasaki fan for many years--The Macintosh Way is probably the first book of his that I read,...

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anezka media, founded 2006, was acquired by Stitchgrrl LLC in 2009. Our new name, Cooperative Press, reflects what we do more succinctly. We are partners in publishing the highest-quality content with our talented authors. Watch this space -- new titles and more are on the way! For more about the company history, see the About page.

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Allow me to introduce you to IndieBound... (click here to join) IndieBound is an amazing website that will let you do all the things Amazon does -- wish list, affiliate linking, you name it... except it directs the person clicking to a nearby independent bookstore instead. To give you an idea, try clicking this. When you get to a page full of anezka media founder Shannon Okey's books, click on any of the covers -- it will prompt you for zipcode and forward you on appropriately. IndieBound is part of the American Booksellers Association.

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