Archive for April, 2010

Amazon Releases Kindle for iPad App Ahead of Schedule!

April 2, 2010
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Amazon Releases Kindle for iPad App Ahead of Schedule!

When hundreds of thousands of iPad owners switch their iPads on for the very first time this weekend, they will have immediate access to nearly half a million books in the Kindle Store. Contrary to earlier reports indicating that the Kindle for iPad App would not be immediately available with tomorrow’s iPad release, Amazon announced this evening that the...

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238 Kindle Nation Daily Posts in the 1st Quarter of 2010, and a Thank You

April 2, 2010
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238 Kindle Nation Daily Posts in the 1st Quarter of 2010, and a Thank You

What are you getting when you read Kindle Nation Daily? Here in the eye of the storm, the day before the iPad’s arrival and the day after April Fool’s Day and the launch of the big publishers’ so-called “Agency” pricing model for ebooks, I just wanted to take a quick look at the first quarter of 2010 for Kindle...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Friday, April 2, 2010: K.M. Soehnlein’s "Robin and Rudy," and Over 50 Others

April 2, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Friday, April 2, 2010: K.M. Soehnlein’s "Robin and Rudy," and Over 50 Others

“Free” in the Kindle Store refers, for now, to the price for download to US-based Kindles. Amazon adds charges for Kindles based beyond US borders. Originally posted to Kindle Nation Daily 4.2.2010. Click here (or type “kindle nation daily” in your Kindle’s Kindle Store search field) to have Free Book Alerts pushed directly to your Kindle 24/7 with a...

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From the Kindle Nation Mailbag: About Amazon’s Wholesale and/Or Royalty Payments to Authors and Publishers

April 1, 2010
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Generally I think of Kindle Nation citizens as being reasonably well-informed about what is going on in the world of ebooks, and all the more so when they are also authors. So I was a little taken aback when I received this email today from Kindle Nation citizen and author Tom: Steve,       This article is interesting.  The...

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Kindles in China: An Amazing Story

April 1, 2010
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Kindles in China: An Amazing Story

By Steve Windwalker April 1, 2010 I met an old friend for a couple of beers at the Legal Test Kitchen in Boston’s Seaport on the edge of Southie last night, and we spent some time talking about the Kindle. Jim received a Kindle DX with Global Wireless for Christmas and he was a bit skeptical at first, but...

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Updated Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Thursday, April 1, 2010: Let’s add four new books to that earlier alert!

April 1, 2010
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Updated Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Thursday, April 1, 2010: Let’s add four new books to that earlier alert!

It’s already time to add four new books to our earlier Kindle Nation Free Book Alert! Related post: Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Thursday, April 1, 2010: A Month Worth of “Grace Notes” from Spiritual Writer Philip Yancey, and Over 50 Others “Free” in the Kindle Store refers, for now, to the price for download to US-based...

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4/1 Price Breakdown on 480,238 Kindle Store eBook Titles: The Agency Model is Here, And Not Much Has Changed … Yet

April 1, 2010
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4/1 Price Breakdown on 480,238 Kindle Store eBook Titles: The Agency Model is Here, And Not Much Has Changed … Yet

It’s April 1, April Fool’s Day, and Day One of Steve Jobs’ grand “Agency Model” experiment to transform the book industry by raising ebooks prices 30 to 50 per cent. Do you know where your Kindle Store prices are? We do, and there may be a few surprised faces when we share what we have. Long story short: Prices...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Thursday, April 1, 2010: A Month Worth of "Grace Notes" from Spiritual Writer Philip Yancey, and Over 50 Others

April 1, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Thursday, April 1, 2010: A Month Worth of "Grace Notes" from Spiritual Writer Philip Yancey, and Over 50 Others

“Free” in the Kindle Store refers, for now, to the price for download to US-based Kindles. Amazon adds charges for Kindles based beyond US borders. Originally posted to Kindle Nation Daily 4.1.2010. Click here (or type “kindle nation daily” in your Kindle’s Kindle Store search field) to have Free Book Alerts pushed directly to your Kindle 24/7 with a...

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