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There are two things Amazon.com has done in the recent past to make things a little easier for people who do not own kindles. They have introduced:
The Kindle Cloud Reader: an e-book reader which lets you read digital books on a browser.
The Kindle Daily Deal: which is offering substantial discounts on popular ebooks.
Both are great strategies from Amazon. The former should increase sales, while the latter will bring more people to their site regularly (after all, who wants to miss out on great offers)?
Whether you are a traditionally published author or self-published, you have to promote your books. That’s the new reality, and there’s no way around it (unless you are Stephen King or Nora Roberts).
Publicist Maryglenn McCombs has some tips. Click here for details.
Amazon’s gone and done it – it has announced that its New York imprint has bought print and digital rights to bestselling self-help author Timothy Ferriss’s next book. This is good news for authors because it moves them a step closer to the retail end by cutting out the middleman.
Click here for the entire article from The Guardian.
The iPad is Offering the Kindle Stiff Competition. Click here for the story.