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'Vanity' Press Goes Digital

June 3, 2010

Tags: self-publishing, print on demand

Digital Self-Publishing Shakes up Traditional Publishing. "Much as blogs have bitten into the news business and YouTube has challenged television, digital self-publishing is creating a powerful new niche in books that's threatening the traditional industry," write Geoffrey A. Fowler and Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg in the Wall Street Journal online. "Once derided as 'vanity' titles by the publishing establishment, self-published books suddenly are able to thrive by circumventing the establishment." You can read the article online here: 'Vanity' Press Goes Digital (WSJ.com 6-3-10).