Look Elsewhere

 

For years I recommended a book search engine to people who wanted to evaluate whatever books they had. Today I did a search there and noticed something, it was basically an amazon search engine. Not surprising, as Amazon bought the site a few years back.

It had been balanced. Most of it was Amazon, but you could still find things elsewhere. The major used book site was bought a few years back by Amazon too, so that’s there, but I stopped buying from them when Amazon bought them.

Sigh.

Sometimes I think I’ll be the last person in America who won’t buy things from or sell on Amazon. I don’t buy things at Walmart or use self-checkouts either. I’m just weird.

J

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One response to “Look Elsewhere

  1. No, Warren Lapine of Wilder Publications feels as strongly as you do about Amazon, and he won’t go down without a fight, either. There are some heavy hitters on your side!

    Linda Tiernan Kepner http://www.lindatkepner.com

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