IPG: Indies urged to join social networking sites

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 09:04 Social media expert and author Jon Reed has urged independent publishers to join social networking sites, identifying them as a way of "levelling the playing field". read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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