Amazon should not be allowed to decide what we should and should not be allowed to read.
Amazon has invited self-publishers to make their books available for lending to Amazon Prime members. Is it a good deal?
Amazon’s biggest-selling item keeps getting bigger.
Authors are arguing that Amazon is being unfair in including “loans” of a book towards its ranking in the bestseller lists.
This site was called Kindle Self-Publishing but Amazon felt that might confuse people into thinking this was an Amazon.com site so they asked me to change it. And they did it so nicely.
Self-publishing in the ebook age levelled the playing field between traditional publisher and self-publishers. That’s not the case if Amazon, Barnes & Noble, et al are helping traditional publishers sharpen their game while keeping self-publishers in the dark.
Amazon launches the Kindle Cloud Reader, Click to Look Inside for Kindle Books, and the Kindle Indie Bookstore.
Everyone has a right to an opinion but what about errors of fact, especially when they might put people off reading your books?
Amazon considers a three-star review to be an unfavourable review. Do you?
Only this morning I was working in Amazon’s DTP (Digital Text Platform) and this afternoon I noticed dtp.amazon.com had become kdp.amazon.com. As the veteran of a few renamings myself (so many names seem like a good idea at the time), I completely understand. As the Digital Text Platform was solely concerned with Kindle publishing, Kindle [...]
Authors of short books suffer because there’s no clear signal of quantity to readers so self-publishers risk being criticised for not providing “enough” for the money.
Amazon is becoming more transparent about how much it knows about you. Helpful or creepy?
With its Kindle Singles program, Amazon has put its seal of approval on a set of ebook titles. Is this just the beginning of Amazon to curating ebooks as a way of signalling quality with an Amazon imprimatur?
Amazon’s new Kindles and tablet, the Kindle Fire, are about to expanding the world for self-publishers again.