Publisher’s Web books spur hardcover sales

Anonymous Patron writes An article from La Raza : Baen Books, a small but established publisher of science fiction, has mounted innovative Web efforts that address some of the most pressing issues in publishing: the viability of e-books, online piracy and the role of readers in an interactive age.
Since late 1999, visitors to the have downloaded more than 100,000 electronic texts. Some were distributed free, but almost four of every five were part of a paid program called Webscriptions, which sells the publisher’s forthcoming print books in online serial form.”