link: 1,000 True Fans

Another insightful post by Kevin Kelly.

http://www.kk.org/thetechnium/archives/2008/03/1000_true_fans.php

“But the long tail is a decidedly mixed blessing for creators. Individual artists, producers, inventors and makers are overlooked in the equation. The long tail does not raise the sales of creators much, but it does add massive competition and endless downward pressure on prices. Unless artists become a large aggregator of other artist’s works, the long tail offers no path out of the quiet doldrums of minuscule sales.” – Kevin Kelly

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