Niche markets - from Wired Magazine

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  1. andyb

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    A long, but interesting, read from Wired The Long Tail which seems to apply very well to indie life...
     
  2. oNyx

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    A good read. Thanks for the link.
     
  3. andyb

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    welcome :)
     
  4. Badman

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    Whoa...

    "In a Long Tail economy, it's more expensive to evaluate than to release."

    This may be the most insightful thing I've read in a long, long time. Especially when you can continue evaluating after release, like you can with software (to fix bugs, add more content, etc). Just put it out there!
     
  5. Anthony Flack

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    Very positive and encouraging! Not so much as a developer (I'd still hope to claw my way as far up the tail as I can), but as a consumer (will the day finally arrive when I can actually get hold of the stuff I want?)

    There'd be no need to pull a shifty with anyone's IP rights if all old, obscure and out-of-print material was made accessible and available for a small fee.
     

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