2014 Experiments in Free and Freemium
When the marginal cost of a product heads toward $0, the door is opened to experimenting with giveaways, low prices, and other promotions. A number of presses have experimented with leveraging the power of cheap or free to induce sales of ebooks, print books, bundles of the two, or to just gain visibility. This panel will report on those experiments.
Chair: Dean Blobaum, Electronic Marketing Manager, University of Chicago Press
Panelists: Krista Coulson, Digital Publishing Manager, University of Chicago Press: "Cheap and Free: Evaluating Amazon's E-book Promotions" (PDF at SlideShare)
Amy Harris, Director of Marketing and Sales, University Press of Kentucky
Colleen Lanick, Publicity Manager, MIT Press
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