Crowdsourcing at a Crossroads?

crowdfundingEarlier this month, Amazon announced it’s readying a crowdsourced publishing package to add to its self-publishing offerings.

Crowdsourcing is a well-established approach to the publishing process in many quarters of the indie and self-publishing communities. If Amazon’s recent foray is anything, it’s a bid to tap into it on a broader scale.

Whether that’s a harbinger of more experiments in crowdsourced content to come remains to be seen. Still, it suggests the model is gaining the attention of some of the publishing world’s biggest stakeholders.

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