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    The first principal of marketing is to do the market research first and find a publisher before who thinks it's viable commercial proposition before you go to the trouble and expence of producing the books.
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    Quote Originally Posted by benjiboy View Post
    The first principal of marketing is to do the market research first and find a publisher before who thinks it's viable commercial proposition before you go to the trouble and expence of producing the books.
    Not if you are doing it for non-commercial reasons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cliveh View Post
    Not if you are doing it for non-commercial reasons.
    why else would a commercial organization want to market books of your pictures ?, to feed your vanity.
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    Quote Originally Posted by benjiboy View Post
    why else would a commercial organization want to market books of your pictures ?, to feed your vanity.
    Or to support a cause.

    Or to get work out there that you want to share, and want people to respond to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MattKing View Post
    Or to support a cause.

    Or to get work out there that you want to share, and want people to respond to.
    Thanks Matt, it's good to know someone understands.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cliveh View Post
    Thanks Matt, it's good to know someone understands.
    I don't mean to be offensive or upsetting Clive it's just that sometimes we need a reality check about the World as it really is, hope i'm wrong but I suspect that time will prove me right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by benjiboy View Post
    I don't mean to be offensive or upsetting Clive it's just that sometimes we need a reality check about the World as it really is, hope i'm wrong but I suspect that time will prove me right.
    From a commercial point of view you are probably very correct.

    “The contemplation of things as they are, without error or confusion, without substitution or imposture, is in itself a nobler thing than a whole harvest of invention”

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