Neil Gaiman on how piracy helped promote his books (video)

Here's a clip where Neil Gaiman talks about piracy and how he has noticed that it actually helps him. It didn't hurt his success.

This video made the rounds some time back, but I didn't post it at the time. I'm posting it now because I got into a debate today on a related topic.

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: He's here to chew bubble gum and fix broken websites, and he is all out of bubble gum. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

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  1. […] is a scourge, right? Not according to Niel Gaiman, who regards it as free marketing, or Baen Books, a publisher that gives ebooks away and sells the […]

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