Ryan Irelan

is building Mijingo and doing limited consulting.

O'Reilly stops selling a la carte

The focus is back on their Safari subscription service instead of one-off sales. I did notice they pushed a lot of deep discounts on the ebooks. It had to be a losing venture when you factor in the per transaction cost. At scale in a broader market, which O’Reilly definitely is, subscription is the only way to go.

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