In Strategy Letter I, I wrote:
If you're going into a market with no existing competition, lock-in, and network effects, you better use the Amazon model, or you're going the way of Wordsworth.com, which started two years before Amazon, and nobody's ever heard of them.
I was happy to hear back from Sanj Kharbanda over at Wordsworth, who wrote:
Thanks for noticing us!
Read all about it: Wordsworth Responds
While we're on the topic of bookstores, my friend Jill McFarlane is opening a small bookstore and has created a weblog about it.
You’re reading Joel on Software, stuffed with years and years of completely raving mad articles about software development, managing software teams, designing user interfaces, running successful software companies, and rubber duckies.