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Kindle Stand Musing: Self-Publishing is In

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Posted by admin on 29 Oct 10 - 0 Comments

Kindle Stand doesn’t expect traditionally-published books to disappear any time soon. However, we also recognize that the publishing industry is struggling to adjust to the Internet era. Consider that ten years ago “self publishing” carried considerable stigma; “real” writers simply wouldn’t self publish, and the expense put self-publishing out of reach for most fake writers. [...]

Kindle Stand Muses: Book-Reading Culture Shift

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Posted by admin on 23 Oct 10 - 0 Comments

Kindle Stand noted Amazon’s announcement about increased portability of periodicals and ebooks. The news is that newspapers and magazines to which you subscribe on your Kindle will be available on all your Kindle apps—on the iPad, the iPhone, and the iPod touch. Eventually, Amazon will extend Kindle for Android and other platforms with the same [...]

Kindle Stand Applauds eReader Adoption

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Posted by admin on 15 Oct 10 - 1 Comment

In case you missed the news reported last week at eWeek.com, a recent survey by Harris Interactive found that eight percent of Americans use Kindles or other ebook readers, and of those who don’t, 12 percent plan to buy ereaders within six months. While Kindle Stand finds these numbers compelling, we were even more excited [...]

Kindle Borrows from Internet Marketing

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Posted by admin on 06 Oct 10 - 0 Comments

Kindle Stand found this story about the rise of Kindleporn… and we weren’t at all surprised by it. However, it was interesting to read about the emergent marketing strategy companies are using to sell ebooks: give them away. Internet marketers have proven that you can make a lot of money by giving stuff away. Here’s [...]

Kindle Stand Would not Have Helped

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Posted by admin on 04 Oct 10 - 0 Comments

The whole point of a Kindle stand is to let you read with your hands free to do other things. This is a simple idea and it works out great when you’re lying in bed, sitting at the breakfast table, cooking in the kitchen, tinkering in the shop, or otherwise engaged in several activities at [...]