ENTRIES TAGGED "Amazon Prime"

Amazon, ebooks and advertising

Amazon, ebooks and advertising

Amazon's adoption of ad-supported ebooks is shifting from possible to likely.

Amazon already sells ads on the Kindle. Joe Wikert explains why ad-supported ebooks are a logical next step for the company.

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Coming soon to a location near you: The Amazon Store?

Coming soon to a location near you: The Amazon Store?

Jason Calacanis on Amazon's growing market dominance.

In this podcast, Weblogs, Inc., co-founder Jason Calacanis shares his thoughts on Amazon's market presence and what the future might hold. He says an Amazon retail presence isn't out of the question and that AmazonBasics is a preview of what's to come.

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Publishing News: Early response to the Kindle Lending Library

Publishing News: Early response to the Kindle Lending Library

Amazon launched its Kindle Lending Library, and a publisher goes after BitTorrent users.

Amazon Prime became even more pervasive with the Kindle Lending Library, the publishing industry joined the piracy lawsuit fray, and presentation videos from the Books in Browsers conference are now available.

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The problem with Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library

The problem with Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library

The Kindle Lending Library needs a pay-for-performance model, not a flat fee.

For Amazon's new lending program to be mutually beneficial, the flat-fee compensation model needs to be replaced by a usage spectrum: The more a title is borrowed, the higher the fee to the publisher and author.

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