A business model for free content

April 23, 2009, 2:17 pm

In a comment on an earlier post, I said I would try to blog about Flat World Knowledge and their business model soon. Here’s a 20-minute video that goes over this business model which allows textbooks to be free but still provides compensation to authors.

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Again: Free textbooks can be done; it just requires a different approach than the one we’re used to.

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