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I was interested to try writing on Medium, so I composed this essay reflecting on running a startup in the publishing space, and what the opportunities are for publishing technology companies today:

Here’s what I didn’t do, and where I think the opportunities are: really hard problems. These are the topics I was often asked to consult on, and while I believe I provided valuable answers, they were always long-winded workarounds and excuses. If you can actually do this stuff, you have a publishing business you can be proud of…

Starting up in publishing

(Ironically, I got my account via a talk at Tools of Change; its closure is one of the threats I see to innovative new companies getting a head start.)


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