In case you haven’t already become absolutely enchanted with the deep-crafting, ownership-liquidizing, soft-touch-photographic playground that is Etsy.com, here’s a sweet article on its developer, Rob Kalin.
Could Etsy be useful as a model for writing/books? Probably they often lack the prettiness. I searched for “poetry books” and found my way to thelalatheory.com, and this book, and little books like this. There are some
and we po-people have things like PotLatch Poetry: even better, I think, because it eschews money. A little gift economy never hurt anybody.