SURVEY: Goodreads After Amazon, Yeah or Nay?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

question mark surveyBy Edward Nawotka, Editor-in-Chief

It’s been a little more than seven weeks since the news broke that was acquiring beloved reader community site The reaction to the acquisition was immediate and, often, aggressively hostile. Many people proclaimed their plans to boycott Goodreads and shift their activities elsewhere.

So, given the amount of time that has passed, what has been the fallout? Have you indeed curtailed your activity on Goodreads in favor of another site? Does the situation seem as dire as it was on first learning the news? Or are you resigned to the situation, seeing it in terms of “business as usual”? Take our survey and let us know what you think in the comments.

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About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.