Archive | February, 2010

Around the Kindlesphere, February 28, 2010: New York Times Parrots Surprisingly Low Figures on eBook Sales

Around the Kindlesphere, February 28, 2010: New York Times Parrots Surprisingly Low Figures on eBook Sales

By Stephen Windwalker, Kindle Nation DailyOriginally posted February 28, 2010 – © Kindle Nation Daily 2010 Should we file this one under “The Count” or “The Miscount?” Only time will tell. In a 154-word piece that runs today under her byline and the headline “So Far, E-Books Aren’t Making Sales Waves,” the New York Times’ […]

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Around the Kindlesphere, February 27, 2010: That Story About Apple Denying 1-Click Access for the Kindle App? So Far At Least, It’s a Non-Story

Publishing and ebook bloggers and pundits are claiming that Apple has created an uneven playing field between the iBooks App it will soon roll out for its iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices and the Kindle Apps that are available alongside for buying and reading books from the Kindle Store on the same devices. According […]

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Saturday, February 27, 2010: Hundreds of New Free Books Hit Kindle Store!

Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Saturday, February 27, 2010: Hundreds of New Free Books Hit Kindle Store!

After several months when the number of free books in the Kindle Store (for U.S.-based customers) was basically frozen at about 19,795 titles, there’s big news today. In the past few hours Amazon has again begun adding new free titles to the Kindle Store. These appear to be newly added public domain titles published by […]

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Around the Kindlesphere: A Magnificent Article by Jason Epstein on "Publishing: The Revolutionary Future"

‘Forward, the Light Brigade!’ Was there a man dismay’d ? Not tho’ the soldier knew Some one had blunder’d: Their’s not to make reply, Their’s not to reason why, Their’s but to do and die: Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred.  –Alfred, Lord Tennyson, “The Charge of the Light Brigade” By Stephen […]

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46.7% of All Kindle Books Priced Under $5, 12.3% at $9.99, and Only 3.23% Between $10 and $14.99

46.7% of All Kindle Books Priced Under $5, 12.3% at $9.99, and Only 3.23% Between $10 and $14.99

Originally posted February 25, 2010 – © Kindle Nation Daily 2010 (Scroll down for the fine print!) Please note: If you’re reading this on your Kindle and you’d like to go to your computer to click on these links, just enter bit.ly/KindleDaily into your browser “Free” refers, for now, to the price for download to […]

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Around the Kindlesphere, February 24, 2010

I’ve shared a lot of my own posts with you in the past few days, but I’m not the only one in the Kindlesphere with important things to say. Here are a few links to other posts, articles, and reports by my colleagues that are well worth reading: Mike Serbinis, CEO of global ebook retailer […]

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