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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…

POD Giveth, and POD Taketh Away (Piracy)

About four years back I uncovered a massive textbook piracy operation running unchecked in Createspace. Enterprising scammers were stealing dozens…

B&N Press Now Offers eBook Coupon Codes

B&N Press continues to add features, lending credence to rumors about an impending sale of the Nook division. I just…

Amazon is Still Selling Pirated POD Textbooks

Over the past three years I have reported no fewer than four times about Amazon's ongoing problem with counterfeit and…

Draft2Digital Adds POD (beta)

From the D2D blog: Right now we are beta testing our new print on demand (POD) service, finding and eliminating…

B&N Press Now Offers Print Pre-Orders, ARC Sales

Whatever subcontractor is now running B&N Press on behalf of┬áBarnes & Noble sure is doing a bang up job. They…

Are POD Publishers Pirating Your Book on Amazon?

While programs like Google Books are performing a great public service by scanning rare public domain books and making them…

Amazon is Merging Createspace Into KDP Print

I called it. Amazon has just taken the step that I am sure many saw coming. A new notice has…

Createspace DVD/CD Production is Shutting Down, With Accounts Moving to Amazon Media on Demand

Amazon just hammered another nail into Createspace's coffin. The retailer sent out an email this morning to select Createspace users,…

KDP Print Expands Its Distribution Network to Include US Bookstores

Amazon just eliminated one of the few differences between its two POD platforms. Yesterday they announced that authors and publishers…

Has Anyone Heard that Amazon is Merging Createspace into KDP Print (?)

Amazon is about to throw a wrench in authors' carefully made plans. Reports are coming in that some time in…

Book Printer File For Bankruptcy, Stiffs Customers on Outstanding Orders

When book printer Edwards Brothers Malloy announced last week that it was winding down its operations and would complete all…

Hackers Now Targeting Author Accounts on Createspace

If you have an account on Createspace then you might want to change your password - and while you're at…

Amazon’s CreateSpace Provides a Safe Haven for Textbook Scams, Money Laundering, and Rampant Piracy

Amazon is destroying the Kindle Store from the inside out by letting broken algorithms run the show, punishing innocents while…

Amazon’s Createspace Now Home to Money Laundering Operation

The Kindle Store is rife with scammers who publish spam ebooks and cheat their way to the top of the…