The gulf between Goodreads and the next nearest contender is tremendous. None of the other sites, at the moment, are going to be capable of having the impact and marketing reach of Goodreads today from the publisher’s perspective. That means that, as in so many other cases, Amazon now has another platform that there’s no alternative to.
Every launch meeting/planning meeting/sales conference.
Gonna take a moment to put aside the fact that I work for her publisher and fangirl out a little over the fact that Amy Tan just followed me on Twitter.
Also me right now after three days of sales conference and three days at Winter Institute in a row.