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 […]

E-Publishing News Round-Up for 10 August

Here is a quick round-up of some of the news in ebook publishing over the past week. 5 Reasons Social Media Will Always Sell More Books …brought to you by multi-channel marketer and digital strategist Peter McCarthy who has more than 15 years experience in publishing. Read more >> Amazon Releases New Updates for Kindle […]

Amazon to Acquire Goodreads

Today Amazon announced they have reached an agreement to acquire Goodreads. This is a big announcement and I must admit I had to check my calendar to make sure it wasn’t April 1st already. But this is an acquisition that makes a lot of sense. Founded in 2007, Goodreads is now one of the leading online […]