The Domino Project is Seth Godin’s recent collaboration with Amazon to embrace digital book distribution and circumvent the traditional publishing process. The first digital-only book published by the project will be Godin’s newest, Poke the Box, available for pre-order until March 1st, 2011 for only $1.00.
This headlong charge into exclusively digital distribution of long-form book content is plowing the way for Leather Bound, a business idea I pitched last night at Verge Indy. Video of that event should be posted next week if you want to learn more about the opportunities I believe this digital distribution model will leave in its wake.
Meanwhile, here’s a beautiful little excerpt of an interview with Seth Godin, revealing his inspiration for the Domino Project: