Rewriting the rules of publishing
Here's One From The BBC on Canadian entrepreneur Bob Young. "A cross between Ebay and Amazon," is how Canadian entrepreneur Bob Young describes his online publishing venture Lulu.
It is like Amazon because it is dealing with published product, and it is like Ebay because it is undermining the traditionally accepted way of doing things.
What Ebay did for auctions - "enabling the hidden 90% of would-be sellers" - the 51-year-old from Hamilton, Ontario, hopes to do for publishing and would-be authors.