Category Archives: Kindle Deal

TKC 427 Chris Brogan

Author of  Find Your Writing Voice  Interview ‪starts at 16:18 and ends at 42:39 I don’t think books are going to evolve, because I think other things are there to take that slack up. And I think that’s okay. The one thing I can tell you is I have a lot of print books in my […]

TKC 415 with OverDrive’s David Burleigh

Director of Marketing & Communication at OverDrive, Inc.  Interview starts at 15:18 and ends at 44:22 I’m happy to report that all of the Big Five publishers have made their titles available for library lending in eBook format. They’ve all been already in for their audiobook format. It’s been a couple of years now that they’ve […]

TKC 388 Dave Slusher

Creator of the Evil Genius Chronicles blog and podcast Interview starts at 10:47 and ends at 42:22 This idea that books are exempt from the rules of hoarding, that you’re supposed to be happy that you have walls and walls lined with these things? I don’t actually feel that. I feel that if I had […]

TKC 338 Andy Weir

Author of The Martian Interview starts at 11:39 and ends at 38:29 More people bought it from Amazon than downloaded it for free from my site, which just goes to show you how deep into the market Amazon reaches and how good they are at selling books. That got it up into the Top Sellers […]

Yule Love These Sizzling Deals on Fire and Kindle!

It’s tough to keep up with all the smart merchandising and discounting Amazon does this time of year, but today’s medley of limited-time holiday deals is worth making a special effort to tell you about. $125 off Fire HDX 8.9″ – This is not the latest generation Fire HDX 8.9, but it’s still an impressive deal […]

TKC 295 Austin Kleon

Author of Show Your Work: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered  Interview starts at 17:56 One of the things I always tell people is, “You’re not guaranteed a living from this. I think what you’re guaranteed is a life.” You can set up a life through this way of operating, but I do […]

Finally! Real money flows to readers from eBooks Antitrust Settlement

If you hover over the Shop by Department pulldown menu on the left side of your Amazon.com home page and then select Books->Kindle Books, you will find out how large your credit from the eBooks antitrust settlement is. I was pleasantly surprised to find that mine totals $43.36. It was issued March 10, 2014, but […]

Amazon Offers $20 Gift Card and $20 off New Kindle for trade-ins of Sony, Nook, Kobo or Older Kindle

The heat is on. Amazon is now offering owners of Nook, Sony, and Kobo eReaders a sweet incentive to move up to the newest Kindles. The deal is also available for owners of older Kindles. For qualifying eReaders, you will get a $20 Amazon gift card plus a $20 instant credit toward a new basic […]