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.
By sharing more data Amazon could boost sales for itself and its ebook authors.
It was a week you’ll remember for Amazon setting the world on Fire.
Amazon markets on behalf of authors and publishers. It’s direct mail could do a better job on our behalf.
Amazon is now open in France to self-publishers but does it matter when your books are in English?
You might make more money selling your book direct from your site but there are significant drawbacks from doing so.
Amazon’s withdrawal of erotica titles dealing with incest is a threat to free speech and the livelihood of authors.
Amazon has announced it’s new ebook format, Kindle Format 8 (KF8), which includes a number of new features for ebooks when read on certain flavours of Kindle.
The debate carries on across the internet into Amazon’s removal of some erotica titles without notice or meaningful explanation. There is a range of views on this but almost unanimous agreement that Amazon has a “right” to choose what it sells because of the “free market”. It doesn’t matter what you say to these happy [...]