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Amazon to pay Kindle authors by pages read

No, this isn’t an April’s Fool, to quote the article:

Amazon is to begin paying royalties to writers based on the number of pages read by Kindle users, rather than the number of books downloaded.

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Why Any Writer Worth Her Salt Should Welcome Amazon's Pay-Per-Page Initiative

There has been a whole lot of uproar and outrage out there in the books world in the past few days, ever since Jeff Bezos announced a new way of paying authors who participate in Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners’ Lending Library programs. 1,251 more words

Self Publishing

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the age of Amazon - Brad Stone (Book Review)

‘Rudeness is not cool. Defeating tiny guys is not cool. Close-following is not cool. Young is cool. Risk-taking is cool. Winning is cool. Polite is cool.  1,000 more words

Book Review

An open letter to Jeff Bezos

It was announced this week that one of the companies you own, The Gazette Newspapers would be closing next week. According to reports from staffers at the meeting where Stephen Hills, (a Washington Post Executive) announced the closing, the newspaper was shopped to prospective buyers, none of whom were interested — and had to be closed for financial reasons. 815 more words

Washington Post

the innovation recipe ...

What generates innovation? What is its essence? What is the secret formula that makes one more innovative than others? Why do some people seem to have a mind-predisposition to forecasting the future? 463 more words


Neu bei Amazon – Das „Handbuch zum Bücherlesen“

SA-TIERE. Amazon ist und bleibt ein Vorreiter auf dem Markt der Bücher. Nachdem das Unternehmen den Buchhandel online revolutioniert hat, mit dem Kindle das lesen auf E-Book-Readern vereinfachte, stellt man sich nun einer neuen Herausforderung. 306 more words


A Woman Is Doing This Important Amazon Job for the First Time

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently named Maria Renz to the position of technical adviser to the CEO.

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