Tag: amazon.com

Amazon acquires Goodreads

So, Amazon has a reading platform called Kindle. Goodreads has a platform that makes fairly excellent suggestions when it comes to reading materials. You probably see where this is going. This evening, Amazon announced that it was acquiring one of the more popular reading recommendation engines, and while the outfit isn’t making clear what it […]

Free $2 Amazon MP3 credit

How to Get Your Free Credit: Open the Amazon Local app on your iPhone, Android, or

Amazon ‘Send to Kindle’ Function Now Available for WordPress

I already have add-ons for my browsers that do this (purely for testing purposes honestly,)

Amazon cracks down on pointing readers out free Kindle books

I don’t like paying for eBooks. There I said it. I have paid for eBooks

Can you find Neal Stephenson’s new novel in your catalog?

Take a look at the cover of the new Neal Stephenson door-stopper shown right. Ok,

Blogging & RSS 2nd ed. now available on the Kindle

Blogging and RSS: A Librarian’s Guide Second Edition is now available for the Amazon Kindle.

Why I won’t be buying a Kindle anytime soon

Q: Why doesn’t Amazon support the popular "e-pub" standard used by your competitors and many libraries?

30 Posts in 30 Days #19: re: eBooks outselling hard covers

Ok, so Amazon.com has announced that for every 100 hard covers they’re selling 143 eBooks.