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Thursday, September 24th, 2015

“Our model of selling direct works best where we can identify communities that will be interested in a particular book we’re publishing,” says Robinson.

“Increasingly,” he continues, “as we build our customer database, we are transitioning from trying to find an audience for our books — which conventional publishers regard as their primary responsibility — to trying to find books for our audience, which, in my opinion, will be the approach of publishers in the future … the modern, forward-looking ones.”

Finding it “odd that publishers generally say their first obligation is to their authors, rather than their readers,” Robinson instead follows a consumer-first approach.

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OR co-founder Colin Robinson talks to GalleyCat about handselling books online

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Today’s guest on Mediabistro’s Morning Media Menu was Colin Robinson, co-founder of the new publisher, OR Books. The company focuses on a stripped-down distribution model with the unofficial motto, “No book printed until it’s sold.”

Listen to the interview on GalleyCat.

OR Books co-publisher Colin Robinson discusses Amazon on GRITtv with Laura Flanders

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

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