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Curious about Kindle sales numbers?

Curious about Kindle sales numbers?

Monday, June 15, 2009 Curious about Kindle sales numbers? If so, there has been plenty to chew on in the last few days. Let’s just establish up front that, in the long run, the most important Kindle sales numbers involve calculations of how many Kindle books — or any other e-books, for that matter — […]

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Price Breakdown on Kindle Store’s 300,000 Books as of June 11

Kindle Books Priced at $0.00 – 7,409 Titles Kindle Books Price from $0.01 to $0.98 – 7.956 Titles Kindle Books Priced at $0.99 – 21,159 Titles Kindle Titles Priced from $1.00 to $2.99 – 37,202 Titles Kindle Titles Priced from $3.00 to $4.99 – 47,217 Titles Kindle Titles Priced from $5.00 to $7.49 – 27,729 […]

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Just bring your Kindle to your nearest indie bookstore today for ...

Just bring your Kindle to your nearest indie bookstore today for …

I’m sure I’m not the only one who is sometimes fascinated by the issues that pop up, among my fellow authors and readers, as reasons for staying away from new technologies such as the Kindle and even print-on-demand publishing services such as those provided by Amazon’s CreateSpace.com and Ingram’s Lightning Source. Some of us are […]

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When asking an author if her ebook has also been published as a "real" book will be like asking a musician if her album has been released in vinyl

When asking an author if her ebook has also been published as a "real" book will be like asking a musician if her album has been released in vinyl

I recently noticed an interesting Tweet that gets right to the heart of so many issues that authors are thinking about when we try to make decisions about publishing for the Kindle and other new technologies: kaytee4ever: my gf thinks Kindle isn’t “real” publishing. Help! Know anyone who got a print deal after starting on […]

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Publishing Perestroika in the Age of the Kindle: You Need a Publisher Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

Publishing Perestroika in the Age of the Kindle: You Need a Publisher Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

Curious about Kindle sales numbers? If so, there has been plenty to chew on in the last few days. Let’s just establish up front that, in the long run, the most important Kindle sales numbers involve calculations of how many Kindle books — or any other e-books, for that matter — are being purchased and […]

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Following a Successful Author's Experience with New Publishing Technologies

Following a Successful Author’s Experience with New Publishing Technologies

Sunday afternoon He calls it “A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing“, but don’t think for a moment that Joe Konrath hasn’t been to Night School. As I have already discussed in the Kindle Nation newsletter, Joe is my eye idea of an author who is working hard at connecting with his base of readers. As a […]

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Here’s a terrific idea for more efficient use of the Kindle’s wireless web….

A Kindle lover over at the Kindle Korner community has come up and shared an elegant solution for the problems that many of us face in trying to navigate efficiently and get the most out of the Kindle’s wireless web service. Here’s a link to her post, and here’s a link to the file she […]

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Amazon reduces Kindle price $100, with a catch....

Amazon reduces Kindle price $100, with a catch….

Now here’s the price break you’ve been waiting for! You can save another $100 off that $359 Kindle, and still get it sent directly to you by Amazon.com with free 2-day shipping! Just click here and you’ll find the following paragraph: Get the Amazon Rewards Visa Card and Get $100 Off KindleThanks to Chase, you […]

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