Archive | June, 2010

Stumbling On Wins in Basketball

Kindle Nation Daily Free & Bargain Book Alert for Wednesday, June 30 – Say Goodbye to June and Say Hello to a New Rick Riordan Sneak Preview, Over 100 Free Promotional eBook Titles, Now Sorted by Category

If you’ve got a tweener or young teen in your household, then you’ve probably heard of Percy Jackson and Rick Riordan. And if that’s the case, the latest free title in the Kindle Store could be a big hit, even if it is billed as “just” a sneak preview…. But first, a word from … […]

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Right on Schedule, Amazon Changes the Arithmetic of Publishing By Launching 70 Percent Royalty Option for Kindle Digital Text Platform

Right on Schedule, Amazon Changes the Arithmetic of Publishing By Launching 70 Percent Royalty Option for Kindle Digital Text Platform

© Kindle Nation Daily 2010 – Originally posted to Kindle Nation Daily 6.30.2010. By Stephen Windwalker, Editor of Kindle Nation Right on schedule, Amazon followed through today on the promise it made in January to offer a direct 70 per cent royalty option to authors and publishers who use the company’s Kindle Digital Text Platform.  […]

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A Billion "Kindles", with Kindle for Android Joining Kindle Apps for the PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and BlackBerry

A Billion “Kindles”, with Kindle for Android Joining Kindle Apps for the PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and BlackBerry

(Editor’s Note: Please accept my apology for my failure to publish this post when it was originally written earlier this week, and to include it in yesterday’s weekly Kindle Nation email blast. I would attempt to explain the complicated set of trivialities that contributed to the omission, but that would serve no purpose but to […]

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Amazon, Kindle Stores Down and Out; Now Back Up

Amazon, Kindle Stores Down and Out; Now Back Up

Update: Amazon website functionality appeared to be fully restored in late afternoon (Pacific time). As you may have noticed, the Amazon website has been suffering from a pretty massive outage since early afternoon today (Pacific time). The following message on the Amazon Sellers Forum is the only official acknowledgment that I’ve seen. Although the weekly […]

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What Was Really Behind Last Week's Dramatic Kindle Price Cut? Could It Have Been a Decline in Relative In-House Sales Ranking? Er, No....

What Was Really Behind Last Week’s Dramatic Kindle Price Cut? Could It Have Been a Decline in Relative In-House Sales Ranking? Er, No….

Originally posted to Kindle Nation Daily 6.29.2010. By Stephen Windwalker, Editor of Kindle Nation – © Kindle Nation Daily 2010 Reporters, pundits, and bloggers tend to see the world in terms of conflict. It makes it easier to organize information, and it certainly makes it easier to write headlines. But even more than conflict, we […]

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Kindle Nation Daily Free & Bargain Book Alert for Tuesday, June 29 – New Genre Fiction from Kensington, Pinnacle, and Zebra: Eternal Hunter, No Mercy, Tuscan Holiday, Lakota Flower, The Heir, and Over 100 Free Promotional eBook Titles, Now Sorted by Category, and a Truly Twisted “Today’s Sponsor”!

Four new Genre Fiction titles from Kensington, Pinnacle, and Zebra are free in the Kindle Store today! But first, a word from … Today’s Sponsor Today’s Kindle Nation Daily Free and Bargain Book Alert is sponsored by Android Karenina, the latest collaborative mashup by Ben Winters and Leo Tolstoy. If you’re wondering what great 19th century […]

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RE-SEND: Scary Saturday, a Regular Weekly Feature of Free Kindle Nation Shorts: "Finicky Eater" by Jack Kilborn/J.A. Konrath

RE-SEND: Scary Saturday, a Regular Weekly Feature of Free Kindle Nation Shorts: “Finicky Eater” by Jack Kilborn/J.A. Konrath

 “Finicky Eater”a short story by Jack Kilborn, J.A. Konrath Copyright © 2010 Joe Konrath and published here with his permission Edito’s Note: We are re-sending this post from Saturday because we received a report today that it may not have downloaded to all subscribers’ Kindles as intended. Author’s note: This is my very first published […]

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