7 Reasons Why Amazon’s Kids Fire HD is a Game Changer

The release of the new Kids Fire HD tablet by Amazon is not only a clear indicator that the company wants to encourage kids to read… it also shows that Amazon is smart enough to recognize the huge market represented by millions of kids around the world and the demand for good kids’ content. After many years working full-time as a […]

Amazon Announces New Fire HD Tablet Under $100

Amazon has introduced the new Fire HD tablet, including a 6″ model priced at just $99, and a 7″ model priced at $139.  They are available for pre-order now and will start shipping in October. “Fire HD is the most powerful tablet under $100,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Founder and CEO. “The new Fire HD […]

Author Earnings Releases 3rd Quarterly Report on Amazon’s Kindle Store

Author Earnings have just released their 3rd quarterly report into who’s earning what at Amazon’s U.S. Kindle Store. The findings of the latest report include is a very significant statistic, an estimate that self-published authors are now earning nearly 40% of all ebook royalties on the Kindle store! The quarterly reports from Author Earnings involve studying data for all of the […]

Indie Publishing News Roundup for 27 April

Here is a quick round-up of some of the news in ebook publishing over the past week. Kiwis Still Love Indie Bookstores “…Lincoln Gould of Booksellers New Zealand said the indie booksellers’ recent success is following trends in the US that saw independent bookstores increase their sales by 9 per cent in 2013.” Japan Passes […]

Sony Reader Store to Close on 20th March

It is now more than a month since Sony announced their plan to close the Sony Reader Store  in the U.S. and Canada and it is only a few days until the closure takes place. Here is a quick heads up for those who need to take any further action. It is sad to see […]