karen_w_newton (karen_w_newton) wrote,
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A very clever Little Brother?

There is an old saying , "Clever is as clever does." If true, Cory Doctrow is very clever! Today's GalleyCat has a post his about idea to help publishers sell more books. So many blogs review books, now, and Doctrow's idea (posted first on BoingBoing) is for publishers to always post bloggable images of books they publish, so that bloggers who want to review a book can easily include an image of the cover. Of course, sometimes Amazon has cover images but not always good ones—or even correct ones. And if publishers created their own sites for the covers, it would be easier for them to control the quality.

So simple, and yet not there yet!
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