Mark Coker, the founder of Smashwords, an ebook distributor, tells his views on authors going exclusive with online retailers, particularly amazon. We also talk about translations, self publishing, and the power of the Internet in providing a level playing field for authors. Shownotes and resources mentioned in this podcast are available at mykitaab.in/mark. Mark previously founded Bestcalls.com, an earnings conference call directory and Dovetail PR. He is an angel investor and advisor to technology startups. He is on the advisory board of GetQuik (a restaurant order automation technology provider). Mark is a frequent speaker, guest on podcast, and blog interviews, and is a contributor to the Huffington Post. He describes himself as a gardener, dreamer, doer, hiker, explorer, battler of squirrels, and co-author of Boob Tube and several other books. He is an alumnus of the University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business.
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