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A handbook for new diggers?
It depends - about 50% of the retail price for a book goes to the bookshop or Amazon, so that leaves 50% to cover production (author/illustrator/editor, printing, distribution and profit). So of the ?1500 gross for 100 books, something like ?100 profit would be doing well. So seen as a money-making scheme it is a complete non-starter.
Have you thought about going down this route and publishing direct to youtube


you might find the need to sell trowels as well
Reason: your past is my past
No. have you?
Yes looks like the way to go? except I would leave the tools to bajr although I might do norwegian snow hoes although probably as a loss leader.
Reason: your past is my past
Bit harsh Unit. I hear Norwegian ladies can be quite comely.
if its what youtube demands
Reason: your past is my past
Personally I believe physical books are still a medium with special advantages especially for complex information. I have seen interesting videocasts on factual topics but they find referencing awkward, and of course if you're going to write a script out in advance you actually have to write the text anyway.
Just moved house and taken the chance to dump every book I have got. Paper books are finished but then I am also pretty certain that the written word is almost over as well.
Reason: your past is my past
I used to work in a place that has 2 million books, some 200 years old, and they'll see us out.
did you leave because there was not much future in it

the 2 million books might see us out but the vast majority of "us" will not notice
Reason: your past is my past

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