So after replying to Guy Kawasaki’s tweet regarding Amazon, he apparently took offense to my response. Here’s his tweet that started this:
Amazon delivered this in less than 24 hours after I ordered it on a Sunday night. Hachette can't do this. http://t.co/SILFnEUCK0—
Guy Kawasaki (@GuyKawasaki) July 22, 2014
And here’s my reply:
@GuyKawasaki what’s the point, other than pointless shilling for Amazon? Hachette is a publisher, not a retailer.—
(@admford) July 22, 2014
While my disparaging comment about him being a “corporate schill”, is a bit off (I don’t know if he’s currently working with Amazon or not), but either way he took offense.
My first reply was regarding the comparison of Hachette as a company, to the act of buying a Kindle and having delivered in less than 24 hours. Continue reading