Category Archives: Amazon

My first day with Select, and Free

Well now, it’s been a fun ride in the past 24 hours. I put If Errands Could Kill as a free book yesterday and the response was amazing.  I saw four digit downloads, was in the Top 5 in Women’s … Continue reading

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We’re coming back…

So, I’ve been having fun on my other blog… creating days like Chocolate Milk Tuesday and Pink Floyd Wednesday, but I still want to talk about writing… I have to because I’m a writer. And over there, things get a … Continue reading

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In the wake

We all know last week was wild.  The announcement of KDP Select doesn’t give us a right or wrong answer, and why should it? I fully believe that too many people rely on Amazon, thinking of them as a partner … Continue reading

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Amazon KDP Select… select to relax first, read, then make a decision for YOU.

Wow, what a wild day on Amazon, huh?   For those who haven’t seen the news, Amazon KDP opened a new exclusive option for authors.   You have to give Amazon 90 Day exclusivity to your book – meaning NO … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire Sales

Amazon won’t release data, but each time I read an article, the estimated figures for the Kindle Fire sales (ending Jan 31 2012) keep climbing.  Amazon is also factoring in their Prime Membership w/ movies and ebooks to create the … Continue reading

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Interview w/ author William Esmont

Today, I had the chance to talk to William Esmont, who just crossed the amazing sales mark of 20,000 ebooks… I’m sure that’s just the start of his future… Tell us about your journey, when did you decide to indie … Continue reading

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Kindle sites… credible?

Yeah, I’m ready for another rant I guess.  I hate that this is what I’ve become the past month or so, but I’m only reacting to my surroundings.  A lot of people tend to jump the gun with things, especially … Continue reading

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Amazon allows Kindle lending…

Before we go crazy, let’s talk…   Amazon is now lending Kindle books.   Holy crap, that sucks.  Right?  It’s over now, again.  We’re dead in the water.  Time to pack it up, polish off the resume, and hit the … Continue reading

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eBook sales rise, duh. Paperback… not sure

I love paper.  I love paperback books.  I hold them.  I cuddle them.  I smell their pages… don’t lie, you do too. But the ebook format has swept in and is not going away.  With it comes a new rush … Continue reading

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Amazon heading to Japan

We know it’s gonig to happen, so it’s no surprise anymore.  For those who are writers, we see our KDP menus growing… .uk .de. fr…. etc. Up next is Japan.  Amazon has announced they will be starting their Japan store, … Continue reading

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