Tag, you're it!
Yesterday, we rolled out a feature which allows Lendlers to tag books. We’ve begun the process of pre-populating our catalogued books with basic tags, but only to get the ball rolling. Long term, we think tags will open up a lot of possibilities when it comes to rolling out new features. (Stay tuned!) Most importantly, though, a well-tagged library of books will provide an easy way to...
Amazon pulls a Lendle. →
Will the music industry pull an Amazon? Amazon’s Cloud Player service is free and brings music streaming to the masses who shop Amazon’s web store. Amazon apparently launched the service without the blessing of the recording industry and is working on securing post-announcement licenses. The online retail giant is forcing the music industry to play its hand and either support the...
Our stance on e-book lending restrictions
We knew when we started Lendle that there would be strong emotions arguing both sides of Amazon’s digital book lending restrictions. Black and white arguments are rarely productive (or interesting, if you ask us) and we find ourselves falling somewhere in the middle of two extremes: Those who insist that our service is going to destroy the livelihood of authors. Those who insist that...