Why Indies Matter is a brand new promotional video campaign from the folks at the American Booksellers Association that will be officially launched at BookExpo America in New York City next week. The ABA promotion aims to gather personal testimonials from writers, readers and average independent bookstore supporters. You can participate at the Why Indies Matter website and by visiting the Facebook page.
- Bad news for independent bookstores: Is Google becoming ‘another Amazon’? (csmonitor.com)
- Google Books cutting off independent e-booksellers starting 2013 (9to5google.com)
- The New Threat to Independent Bookstores (eastbayexpress.com)
- The ABA vows to offer a ‘better product’ when Google pulls its eBook reseller program next year (thenextweb.com)