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From Stevo Slavić <ssla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: The book: Solr 4.x Deep Dive - Early Access Release #1
Date Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:39:21 GMT
Consider https://leanpub.com/ for publishing.

I'm in no way affiliated with them, just have positive personal buying
experience. One can and I regularly give more than what author requested as
min price. For such a work of 1k pages, would definitely pay more than $10.

Kind regards,
Stevo Slavic.


On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 3:32 PM, AJ Weber <aweber@comcast.net> wrote:

>
>
> On 6/21/2013 9:22 AM, Alexandre Rafalovitch wrote:
>
>>
>> I might be however confused regarding your strategy. I thought you
>> were going to do several different volumes, rather than one large one.
>> Or is this all a 'first' volume discussion so far.
>>
>> Pricing: $7.99 feels better for the book this size. Under $5 it feels
>> like it may be mostly filler (even if it is not). I don't think
>> anybody will pay every month just because it got updated.
>>
> I agree that I'm a little confused as to the pricing.  Are you saying
> you'll keep updating it and everyone would just d/l the latest version
> monthly?  If so, what's to stop someone from waiting to "subscribe" until
> it is entirely complete and just pay the $8 once for the whole thing --
> versus those of us (me included) who would be sending our $8 every month
> and therefore receiving the same work at 10x the price (for example)?
>
> I'm with one of the previous responses:  I'd be willing to pay $30 for
> early-access (and updates) to an eBook as a one-time-cost and then when you
> release the final, set it at $40 or more.
>
>

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