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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 03:24 AM

18. I agree with this post.

Have had some friends with great experience in self-publishing. I will add, with the digital age, getting "published" is going to become less relevant.

I once had an article about to be published in a well-known magazine, and then for financial reasons, the magazine ceased publishing before the article could be printed. So they published it online. At the time I was disappointed, because online seemed to lack the respect among society in general compared to print.

But then my first online article for that brand got over 75,000 page views. Soon I was getting in the millions (with hard work writing) of views for individual articles. The magazine circulation was probably never as high as the page views I got per article. And I was getting hundreds of people giving feedback on the web site discussion board for each article, and on Digg, where all of the articles were voted popular. Even before Digg changed their format.

I imagine people with talent, who work hard will be able to get their work read by many in the future on iPads or other devices, and being technically published on paper, and wasting trees will seem less relevant.

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