Half the argument of my previous blog entry on a possible collection or seven concerned why I should keep the poetry free to sell the book. Today’s BBC In Business episode, “Buy none, get one free”, explores the strategy. It suggests all markets that can be digitised will go there, yet business can and will make money by providing the essential product for free, but selling the luxury extras: precisely what I want to do.
I’ve been travelling this route for ten years. The EFF have been driving for twenty five.