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Godaddy Shut Down Its Virb Site Builder Platform With No Notice – Here’s How to Pick Up the Pieces

 

  Here’s some frustrating news for authors and industry freelancers. It seems Godaddy has seen fit to turn off the lights on one of its website builders, Virb. According toContinue reading

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Has Amazon Killed the Offline Mode for the Kindle Cloud Reader?

 

A little under 9 years ago Amazon launched a version of the Kindle app that lived in your web browser. It is called Kindle Cloud Reader, and can be foundContinue reading

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Amazon Lowers Minimum Price Threshold for UK Kindle Store

 

A little over two months ago the UK stopped collecting VAT on ebooks sold in that country, and I have just learned that Amazon may have lowered the UK KindleContinue reading

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Merch by Amazon Adds iPhone, Samsung Cases

 

Amazon manufactures everything from books to DVDs, but did you know they also make swag such as t-shirts? (I only found out a couple months ago, actually.) One of Amazon’sContinue reading

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NetGalley Will Soon Offer Audiobook ARCs

 

The ARC service NetGalley has distributed ebooks for almost as long as the Kindle has been around, and soon they will also be distributing audiobooks. NetGalley announced on Twitter onContinue reading

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Kindle Firmware Update 5.13.1 Adds Improved Search and Navigation Features

 

Amazon rolled out another update for its ereaders this week. It’s currently being pushed out to the Voyage, all Oasis models, the latest Paperwhite model, and the two most recentContinue reading

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Monday Morning Coffee – 6 July 2020

 

Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning. There’s a difference between copyright-free and royalty-free.  David Gaughran is giving away the new edition of his publishing guide. Here’sContinue reading

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Amazon Removes Active Content Section of the Kindle Store

 

I was just reading over at MobileRead that Amazon has finally removed the Active Content section of the Kindle Store. AC is the clunky name that Amazon gave to theContinue reading

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How to Turn Your Chromebook into an Adequate eReader

 

Are you thinking about getting a Chromebook? When I first wrote this post in 2014, and even when I updated it in 2016, I could not possibly have recommended thatContinue reading

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How to Embed an eBook on a Website (2020 Edition)

 

I was browsing through my blog’s archives this morning when I came across an old post from 2014 on embedding ebooks in a web page.  I was surprised to discoverContinue reading

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Walmart Has Pulled Kobo Displays From Stores

 

Walmart has pulled the Kobo displays from its stores in a recent reorganization, but they still have the ereaders in stock. Earlier today I had a reason to visit myContinue reading

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