Amazon offers teachers a place to sell resources they create

Amazon has opened a storefront and publishing platform for people to buy and sell K-12 educational materials. People who create such resources can upload them for others to purchase. Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-11-12 15:32:00 UTC ]
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Ursula K Le Guin launches broadside on Amazon's 'sell it fast, sell it cheap' policy

Fantasy author accuses the online giant of using its market dominance ‘to control what we write and what we read’The grande dame of fantasy Ursula K Le Guin has weighed in forcefully to the debate about Amazon’s role in publishing. In a blogpost on the site Book View Cafe, entitled “Up the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NLT releases resources to help teachers use audiobooks in the classroom

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) has released classroom resources on audiobooks, after research showed that listening to them can support children’s reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 06:59:46 UTC ]
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Amazon is selling Kindles at Black Friday prices

If you didn't manage to snag a Kindle on Black Friday, you have another chance to buy one at a steep discount. Amazon is currently offering $45 off the newest Kindle Paperwhite ($85) and $30 off the latest Kindle ($60). These are historic lows, and w... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-01-13 16:27:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opens way for apps on Fire TV to sell ads with The Trade Desk, Dataxu

Amazon has struck a deal with The Trade Desk and Dataxu, two sources of online advertising, to deliver commercials to Fire TV. On Friday, Amazon announced the new arrangement developed for media companies that stream video on Fire TV. The video publishers can now set up what are known as... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-27 00:05:42 UTC ]
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These are the Prime Day deals Amazon is offering on its Kindles, Echos, and Fire tablets

Shoppers can save up to $80 on select Kindles. With Amazon’s Prime Day 2019 kicking off on Monday, the company has revealed some of the deals to be had on its range of hardware devices. The deals include everything from $70 off Echo Shows to $80 off on Kindle Oasis to $100 off on Fire TV... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-07-12 05:47:39 UTC ]
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What Happens After Amazon’s Domination Is Complete? Its Bookstore Offers Clues

Popular novels, technical tomes and self-published books are pirated and sold on Amazon. That may actually be helping the company extend its grip on the book business. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-23 21:06:40 UTC ]
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Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2019 World Book Day Translation Offer

In this year's promotion for World Book Day, Amazon Crossing is giving away titles from Spanish, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Swedish, Japanese, and Norwegian. The post Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2019 World Book Day Translation Offer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft stops selling ebooks, offers refunds to customers

If you have been using the Microsoft Store as your point of purchase for ebooks, you're going to have to start shopping elsewhere. Microsoft has ditched the Books category from the store, and this means that not only will it not be possible to buy books from the Microsoft Store, but also that... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to create South West Sydney fulfilment centre

Amazon is to create a new fulfilment centre in South West Sydney to bolster its expansion into Australia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Key Rights Offers on Deck: Amazon Publishing Titles at Bologna and London Book Fairs

This week at Bologna International Children's Book Fair and then at London Book Fair April 10 to 12, the Amazon Publishing foreign rights team packs new titles–—and the retail muscle to make all boats float. The post Key Rights Offers on Deck: Amazon Publishing Titles at Bologna and London Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to create 1,200 new jobs with new Warrington fulfilment centre

Amazon is creating 1,200 new permanent jobs with the opening of a new fulfilment centre in Warrington. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors offered $5k to join Amazon's Prime Reading

Amazon US is offering authors $5,000 upfront in lieu of royalties to incorporate their books into its unlimited reading programme for Prime members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers urged to respond to Amazon's new ebook offer

The European Commission (EC) has confirmed that Amazon has offered to remove controversial Most Favoured Nation (MFN) clauses in ebook contracts and is asking publishers for feedback on the pledges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Cursed Child' Top Selling Book at Amazon in 2016

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 and 2' was Amazon's best-selling book of 2016 and was also the year's "most wished for" and "most gifted" book at the e-tailer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's New App, Rapids, to Offer Children's Stories

Amazon Rapids is a new children's app that features short, illustrated stories designed to look like the text-chat feature on a smartphone. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher protests as Amazon Japan cuts back its KU offering

After underestimating the ferocity of Japan's manga fans, Amazon has made major adjustments to the contents of its Kindle Unlimited offer in the country, while dropping some publishers from the service altogether. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon appears to be considering opening more brick-and-mortar stores selling groceries and apparel

Amazon’s keen on both fashion and retail — and whether those interests ever intersect could help shape the next leg of the digital retail revolution. The Seattle-based Amazon has already opened two bookstores (three more are on the way) and multiple pop-up mall kiosks. Now the endless aisle... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle for Kids bundle offers children's books for $99

To offer kids a way to read via Kindle, Amazon is back with another $99 bundle. The Kindle for Kids offer combines the latest e-reader with a cover and a "2-year worry-free guarantee." It's meant to boost reading habits for children complete with too... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime Day: books and Kindles on offer

Amazon has launched its second Prime Day promotional bonanza, offering deals on products every five minutes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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