Category Archives: B&N

The Nook Tablet

I’m a week late with this post, but oh well, that’s life. The Nook Tablet is in “the game” now but more so, I love the idea of the Nook, the Kindle Fire, and the iPad all mixed together now, … 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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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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Looking beyond Amazon

You all know how much I enjoy Amazon… as a company, as an innovator, the whole package.  I enjoy them and what they’ve done – and it’s not all related to publishing.    While Amazon is the biggest kid on … Continue reading

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Amazon Fire, new Kindles, life is great.

The game is on. Amazon not only came out and released their Kindle Fire to sort-of compete with the iPad but they also released a new line of Kindles.  And that line begins with a $79 Kindle.  Yes, that’s right, … Continue reading

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B&N… a gain with a loss

I posted about B&N a couple weeks ago here http://jimthewriterb.wordpress.com/2011/08/19/bn-receives-204-million-investment/ It was big news about this investment and in reality, it shows the value of ebooks and what the future will hold. B&N posted their first quarter earnings today.  The … Continue reading

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Follow up on B&N post…

Last week I talked about the investment from Liberty Media for B&N.  Since that time the stock has dropped and dropped.  When I took the snapshot below, it was down hovering at $10 per share.  Today’s market has it pulling … Continue reading

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B&N receives $204 million investment

Interesting news on the bookstore and ereader front today. B&N (Barnes & Noble) received an investment from Liberty Funding.  The amount comes to around $204 million (which of course is done through stock at a determined price, etc).  Last year … Continue reading

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