Tag Archives: Mobipocket

If You Whine, They Will Come Through

Mobipocket just paypaled me for q1. To be fair, they’re well within any reasonable deadline.  But, they were always like first Monday of the month ’til now. Part of why I was paying such close attention: I might be the … Continue reading

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Mobipocket? What Mobipocket?

I guess Kindle UK doesn’t launch today.  But if you don’t think it’s soon, visit this page, ‘cuz something else Amazonian is coming to the Old World: Effective September 2009, we will no longer open new accounts for publishers to … Continue reading

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Oops, There Goes One Business Model!

Uh, not my business model. This is a new feature from atop my Mobipocket publisher page: Important note on public domain titles: We want to provide a heads up that we’re working on a policy and procedure change that will … Continue reading

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Playing W/ ScribD

So I took a moment to put a few books into the new ScribD setup. Just three titles so far, but three that are, ahem, likely to sell.  Things you notice about the service: They’re just getting started.  I believe … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble To Sell Their Own Ebook Reader?

That’s the rumor.  Initial criticisms run rampant, because, after all, BN has no background in technology, so what are the odds their book device will be able play games, music, run flatulence applications, and implement supposedly open platforms with Adobe … Continue reading

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Suppose You Could Alter That Contrived Narrative, But Why Bother?

What’s worse, really?  The fact that some idiot spent 18 months regurgitating BS about a non-existent requirement to use Digital Rights Management in the Kindle Store?  To the point of offering some story about how, try as he might, he … Continue reading

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Ohh, and Redoing all the Mobi’s

At the moment, we’re uploading them almost as fast as Calibre creates them.  Disks 7, 5, 4, 3 and 2 are complete.  This adds the Munsey cover, removes the tricksy first table of contents that mussed up so many people, … Continue reading

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We Agree, Cellphones Make a Hell of a Marketing Platform

News that Amazon’s working to put the Kindle store on phones invites speculation. Here’s mine:  Imagine a world where you’re stuck at a mall, or waiting in line at the theater for popcorn on a hot summer day.  You check … Continue reading

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False Alarm: Windwalker’s Still in the top 11

How To Use Your Kindle currently sits in the 11th spot on Amazon’s Kindle Store best-seller list, something that wouldn’t happen if sales of Kindle were drying up.  More interestingly, like a lot of small presses, Mr. Windwalker has been … Continue reading

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Sometimes Ya Can’t Give It Away

So I’m moving all the music from a dead PC, and I note the iTunes App Store is now listing the most popular downloads–both free and commercial.  My other question, namely why Fictionwise would do PR on the Ereader Iphone … Continue reading

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