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Kindle (platform)

KDP Print Expands to Canada

Amazon's POD service has expanded into the land of moose and snow. The retailer announced in the KDP support forums…

Kindle Firmware Update 5.12.2

Back in July Amazon released a firmware update that added a "read now" feature to the before you go section…

Why Is It a Big Deal That HarperCollins Puts “Hundreds” if Titles in Kindle Unlimited When They Already Have “Thousands” in Scribd?

The hot publishing news story this week has everyone talking excitedly, but it's left me scratching my head. There's a…

Amazon is Shutting Down Kindle Matchbook, Its Print+eBook Bundling Program

It's only been a few short days since Amazon announced that Amazon Giveaways was ending, and now they've decided to…

How to Change the Font Size in Dictionaries on the Kindle

I was working with a client on their website today when they happened to mention that they were having trouble…

Amazon is Shutting Down Kindle Publishing for Blogs

Amazon sent out an email on Tuesday, informing users that it was shutting down the service that converted blogs' RSS…

Amazon Launches Worldwide Full-Language Support for Traditional Chinese in Kindle eBooks

Amazon first started selling Chinese-language Kindle ebooks in 2012, but only in China. Chinese expats or foreign-language learners either had…

KDP Reports Dashboard Now Has a Royalties Estimator

I have just heard via the 20Booksto50K group on Facebook that Amazon has added a new royalty estimator to the…

Kindle Unlimited, Now With Limits

I was browsing¬†MobileRead this morning when I read that earlier this week a Kindle Unlimited user in Australia has had…

Here’s How Kindle’s New Read/Unread Setting Works

When Amazon announced the new Kindle a few weeks back, one of the features mentioned in the footnotes was that…

Alexa Can Now Manage (Some of) Your Audible and Kindle Content

Amazon recently updated the Manage Your Content and Devices page on Amazon.com with a new notice that reads "Using Alexa,…

Four Chrome Extensions for Getting the Most Out of Kindle Cloud Reader

When was the last time you used Amazon's cloud reading app? Did you know there were third-party extensions for it?…

Amazon Removes Category Strings From Book Listings

Did you notice there's something missing from book listings? Amazon is no longer listing parent categories in the sales rank…

Thousands of eBooks Have Disappeared from Amazon.com – Were Your eBooks Hit Too?

I am about to give a few thousand authors a really terrible morning. Numerous authors are reporting. both on Facebook…

Amazon Now Offers New Kindle Unlimited Users a Two Month Subscription for $0.99

Amazon is running a special right now in Kindle Unlimited. They're recruiting new subscribers by offering two months of Kindle…