A New Place to Buy Books

It has always been difficult to buy niche books from independent bookstores, and since we are a niche publisher, it is highly unlikely that you will see one of our books in your local bookstore. In 12 years of running XML Press, I know of only one direct purchase from us for an independent bookstore […]


XML Press is joining the one-day Stop SOPA blackout. We will black out our site on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, in support of the effort to block the SOPA (H.R.3261 – Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (S.968 – PROTECT IP Act of 2011) bills, both of which are currently under consideration in the […]

Ruud Questions for the Publisher

I was pleased to receive a request to participate in Ruud Hein’s (@ruudhein on twitter) “Ruud Questions” series of interviews a few weeks ago. He sent me a set of questions, which I answered, and the interview is now posted at: searchenginepeople.com.

I was impressed by the research that went into his questions. […]

Colorado HB 10-1193 and Amazon’s Response

The state of Colorado just passed a statute (House Bill 10-1193 (PDF)) that is targeted at out-of-state retailers who sell into Colorado. It is an attempt to improve collection of sales and use taxes (which residents owe on purchases, even if the retailer is from out of state and does not collect those taxes). […]