Archive for March, 2010

Around the Kindlesphere: Scanning in Kindle Purchases from Bookstores, and Giving the Bookstores a Cut

March 15, 2010
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Around the Kindlesphere: Scanning in Kindle Purchases from Bookstores, and Giving the Bookstores a Cut

“When does Amazon create the iPhone/Android app and the programme that will allow bookstores to receive a cut of every Kindle edition they sell?” asks an interesting post entitled The Future of Book Publishing Business Models at the Once More unto the Breach blog. “I scan the book’s in-store barcode with my smartphone, and I get the Kindle edition...

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How Should Independent Authors and Publishers Price eBooks?

March 14, 2010
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Just a brief but, I hope, worthwhile follow-up my post earlier today about ebooks from the author’s perspective…. In Friday night’s conversation, and in an increasing number of other forums and conversations, I find that I am being asked for advice about how to price books in the Kindle Store. I generally share my thoughts on this topic quite...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Sunday, March 14, 2010: Exclusive Free Kindle Content for "The Last Song" from Touchstone Pictures, Take One (Above The Line Series #1), and Millions More!

March 14, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Sunday, March 14, 2010: Exclusive Free Kindle Content for "The Last Song" from Touchstone Pictures, Take One (Above The Line Series #1), and Millions More!

Originally posted March 14, 2010 - © Kindle Nation Daily 2010  “Free” in the Kindle Store refers, for now, to the price for download to US-based Kindles. Amazon adds various charges for Kindles based beyond US borders. However, you can scroll down to Free Book Collections for over 1.8 million titles that can be downloaded free from the internet to Kindles anywhere...

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The Ebook Revolution and the Indie Publishing Revolution: Readers and Writers Locking Arms with Comrade Bezos

March 14, 2010
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The Ebook Revolution and the Indie Publishing Revolution: Readers and Writers Locking Arms with Comrade Bezos

It was my pleasure to sit in Friday evening with several other authors in a live panel discussion about books, ebooks, ebook prices and the Kindle Store on Stacey Cochran’s BookChatter podcast. One thing that stood out about the panel was that it was populated by people who are doing very, very well as Kindle authors, and none of...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Saturday, March 13, 2010: Three New Pre-Orders, and Millions More!

March 13, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Saturday, March 13, 2010: Three New Pre-Orders, and Millions More!

Originally posted March 13, 2010 - © Kindle Nation Daily 2010  “Free” in the Kindle Store refers, for now, to the price for download to US-based Kindles. Amazon adds various charges for Kindles based beyond US borders. However, you can scroll down to Free Book Collections for over 1.8 million titles that can be downloaded free from the internet to Kindles anywhere...

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Windwalker to Appear on Stacy Cochran’s BOOK CHATTER podcast at 9 pm EST tonight, Friday, March 12

March 12, 2010
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I’ll be talking all things Kindle on Stacey Cochran’s live podcast Book Chatter from 9 pm to 10 pm EST this evening, Friday, March 12, 2010. Here’s a link to tune in and listen live: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/bookchatter Should be fun! ©Kindle Nation Daily 2010

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Now Live: The Latest Edition of Kindle Nation’s Weekly Digest

March 12, 2010
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Click here to see this week’s complete digest issue of the free weekly Kindle Nation email newsletter: http://bit.ly/March12KN or Click here to see the complete Kindle Nation Archives, February 2009 – March 2010: http://bit.ly/KindleNationArchive Kindle Nation: The Free Weekly Email Newsletter & Digest of Kindle Nation Daily Posts – March 9, 2010 – Vol 2, Issue 10  (3/9/2010) Here’s a...

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From the Kindle Nation Mailbag: A Thank You from Bestselling "Girl on Fire" Author Rena Diane Walmsley

March 12, 2010
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From the Kindle Nation Mailbag: A Thank You from Bestselling "Girl on Fire" Author Rena Diane Walmsley

Related post: Here She Is, An American Miss  With a Sexy Page Turner of a First Novel! One of the real pleasures of my work in building Kindle Nation Daily and related efforts over the past couple of years has been the opportunity it has provided me to help identify writing of distinction, in some cases to help publish...

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Kindle Store Bargains **Over** $9.99? What’s Up with That?!

March 10, 2010
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Kindle Store Bargains **Over** $9.99? What’s Up with That?!

If you’ve gotten into the habit of avoiding all Kindle titles that are priced above $9.99, you may be missing out on some bargains. Really, I’m serious…. Sookie Stackhouse 8-copy Boxed Set by Charlaine Harris (Kindle Edition - Sept. 29, 2009) - Kindle Book Buy: $31.96 Auto-delivered wirelessly    (151) The Twilight Saga Collection by Stephenie Meyer (Kindle Edition - Oct. 27, 2009) - Kindle Book Buy: $33.20 Auto-delivered wirelessly    (2,191) The...

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