By selling online, I mean selling pattern downloads like Lion Brand and other companies do. You still have to have a paper product, which IMO is not good for the environment, because of all of the fuel that needs to be spent transporting magazines and the paper. I am not saying completely do away with paper magazines, but having online downloads would be good for the environment and help people who dont live in the states and dont want to pay the exorbitant shipping costs for shipping magazines overseas.
I totally support this idea. I think that we consume toooooo much and printing a whole magazine is really out dated. To be honest, I think twice if I can't buy it electronically. I have not bought alot of patterns for this exact reasons when I can buy an electronic copy of one somewhere else on the net.
I work for a major environmental company based out of the US. And I can't believe that people think we have time left when it comes to the environment. WE DON"T.
Printing a single electronic copy is not pirating if I paid for it. Think about it: If I pay $5 US dollars for a single pattern versus $8CDN for a whole magazine...aren't you going to make MORE MONEY off single pattern purchase PLUS do the right thing for the environment?
sorry for the thread jack. I must say I just discovered jared this weekend. He is very talented