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Blogs for Sale on Kindle – Selling Ice to Eskimos?

Amazon recently rolled out a new program called Kindle Publishing for Blogs.  The beta program offers Kindle owners subscriptions to blogs.  Blogger receive 30% of anywhere from $0.99 to $1.99 per reader per month; so for every thousand readers, a blogger … Continue reading

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Is Plastic Logic’s Reader a Kindle Killer?

New technology from Plastic Logic could threaten the Kindle’s brief reign as king of the e-reader hill.  Plastic Logic officially entered the e-reader wars when it unveiled its digital reader at the DEMO technology convention in September.  Its reader is based on plastic electronics … Continue reading

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Does Anyone Know How to Price an e-book?

What are the components of value in an e-book?  How much of the price depends on format, how much on content? The debate about the best way to price an e-book seems to be endless.  The digital format severs that convenient … Continue reading

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The e-book’s Endless Summer

Has the day of the e-book finally arrived.  There are signs that the answer is a definitive yes.  Though what the long term impact o the e-book will be is still not certain.   The good news has come from several … Continue reading

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