Amazon said today readers could now visit its new Kindle Scout service and begin voting for the submissions they believe should be published as books. The company announced the program earlier this month and invited authors to send in excerpts of works to what it described as its “reader-powered publishing program.” Readers can now vote […]
Send to Kindle In the biz world, Windows crushed Apple to become the preferred operating system for the office. (Seriously, I ADORE my Macbook. This twisted little reality I shall never understand. Just sayin’.) So just what was Window’s evil little plan to achieve such technological world domination? Deceptively simple really. They did it by […]
Next time you come across a Kindle e-book link somewhere other than Amazon itself, you may want to make sure it's not some dubious website before you hit download or "Send to Kindle." A security researcher by the name of Benjamin Daniel Musser has...
Send to Kindle Whoever has ever said freelancing is “easy” should be strung up by their toes and dangled over a balcony somewhere, mouth stuffed with oversized gooey marsh mallows to muffle the screams. (I know, I have weird notions of torture.) Those individuals clearly don’t know Jack. (Or even Jill for that matter.) Seriously […]
Send to Kindle Time to revisit some basics. I think it’s good to do that on occasion, don’t you? Frankly I think everyone should make a point to do it, at least every other month or so, myself included. It can be easy to get lost inShow More Summary
Send to Kindle Maybe exhibition shows are right for you and your biz, maybe they aren’t. Only you can know that. However if you have decided to dip your toes in the water and exhibit at a show for the first time, you need to know you’re...Show More Summary
My brother's a writer and keeps sending me his books and novellas to read. They're PDFs and I hate staring at the computer for such a long time. Can I read them in the Kindle app on my iPad instead? The post How to read PDF files in the iPad Kindle App? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
Send to Kindle While I’m certainly no expert, I’ve recently been reading up on POP displays and potentially using them in your brand strategy. You can walk into just about any Walmart, Winn Dixie, or and find yourself exposed to what’s...Show More Summary
Are you an active Kindle reader who takes notes and highlights passages for later reference? Then even if you're not sure what the fuss is all about Evernote, you might want to pair Evernote with your Kindle to have all those book quotes and information in one place. Read more...
Amazon is flexing another muscle in the ongoing Hachette dispute. In a letter obtained by the New York Times, David Naggar, VP of Kindle content is offering 100% of all profits for some Hachette authors and has forwarded the offer to the Authors Guild, a long-time opponent of all things Amazon. Show More Summary
Kindle eReaders and apps make it super easy to buy eBooks from Amazon and read them, but what if you want to read your own eBooks, documents, or articles on your Kindle? Amazon’s Send-to-Kindle feature has you covered. Whether you’re...Show More Summary
Send to Kindle Imagine enjoying a morning run on the local trail and seeing a neat 3-D art stenciling of a wooden bridge over a gaping cliff right on the path. Like, woah. Where’d that come from? Now, imagine people having fun with it,...Show More Summary
I’m so averse to this that I have got to try a verse The news came in and made me want to yell and scream and curse I’ll bid farewell to cursive and kiss BlackBerrys goodbye And send typewriters up to join PalmPilots in the sky I know that fashions pass away in tech as […]
Send to Kindle Disclaimer: I may or may not be slightly overtired from moving. And I may or may not have had a glass of wine very recently while doing a bit of work. OK, fine. I am and I did. Grammar police and any other police-y type peeps, don’t hate. Show More Summary
Some smart Web apps can do things you want if you just send them an email. Be it creating a Web page, setting up a reminder, or even adding a book to your Kindle, there are plenty of tasks possible with just an email. Read more...
Send to Kindle Howdy BGB’ers. So. On average, five tweets per second contain a Vine link, according to research from tech company Unruly. Consider Vine reports more than 40 million registered users and parent company Twitter reports more than 241 million active monthly users, and you can imagine the potential reach of those six-second videos. Show More Summary
Anyone who uses a Kindle eReader knows the utility of the “Send To Kindle” feature. Click it (or email) and send documents, selected text from webpages, and even your own DRM free ebooks straight to the eReader. Amazon will now automatically archive all personal documents sent to Kindle in a new “My Send-to-Kindle Docs” folder on Amazon Cloud Drive. Show More Summary
If you mainly use your Kindle to read ebooks, you may be unaware that the device is also an excellent document reader — simply send an email with a document to a specific Amazon email address and it will appear on your e-reader. On Wednesday, Amazon […]
So you’ve decided to have an ebook designer convert your book into ePub (iBooks/Nook/Kobo) and mobi (Kindle) formats. Great! What formats are best to send? I mentioned in a rant a couple of weeks ago how not to do it. However, what should you do? The designer/conversion house will hopefully tell you how they want the book delivered. Show More Summary
Send to Kindle This is a handy infographic courtesy of WhoIsHostingThis.com. Obviously LinkedIn can be a valuable social platform in successful business building. But are you using it effectively? If at all? My guess is that you (like...Show More Summary