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Amazon spells out why e-book prices should be lower

Amazon has officially explained its reasoning behind trying to lower e-book prices, claiming that lower prices will end up being more beneficial to publishers, authors and retailers. In an update on its Forum, the Amazon Book store team said: “Many e-books are being released at $14.99 and even $19.99. That …

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Authors call for copyright talks in school assemblies

Clearly suing downloaders and pirates doesn’t work. That’s obvious at this point, so some creative types have come up with a new idea: educate children about copyright while still in school. According to a bunch of authors that took to parliament yesterday to put forward some new ideas on combating …

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KitGuru interviews Story Bundle founder, Jason Chen

If you’ve been reading the news here at Kitguru for any reasonable period of time, you know we’re big fans of the Humble Bundle. Specifically I, Jon, am a big fan of the Humble Ebook Bundle, because I’m a self-published author and we need all the help we can get. …

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Amazon angers authors over domain name buyups

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Amazon is usually simultaneously the darling of authors and their worst enemy. Today it’s looking more like the latter however, as Amazon is attempting to buyup the top level domains (TLD) of .book, .author and .read. These aren’t the only ones the web giant is looking to purchase however. It’s …

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Ebook price wars threaten entire industry

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While Ebook and Ereader sales have shown enormous growth in the past few years, thanks to Amazon’s Kindle, the Nook Tablet, smaller companies like Kobo and more, the entire industry is coming under threat from price competition between content providers. Some of the best selling authors now have digital books …

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