Author Archives: Jeremy Greenfield

Amazon Unveils New Kindle E-Readers, High-End Kindle Fire, Children’s Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire for Under $100

[Press Releases] Amazon Introduces Two All-New Kindles New Kindle Voyage is our thinnest, most advanced Kindle ever, with our brightest, highest resolution, and highest contrast display, plus reimagined page turns—$199 New $79 Kindle is small and light, with weeks of battery life, a 20% faster processor, twice the storage, and now with a touch...

Ebook Publisher Power Rankings: Top Publishers of 2014…So Far

The DBW Ebook Best-Seller Power Rankings is a list of publishers whose ebooks have appeared on the weekly DBW Ebook Best-Seller list. The publishers are listed in order depending on how many appearances their titles made on the ebook best-seller list on a week-to-week basis.  The two largest trade publishers in the world controlled...

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Kindle Unlimited Titles Off the DBW Ebook Best-Seller List

Kindle Unlimited’s effect on the best-seller list has indeed grown. Kindle Unlimited titles have been removed from the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller list due to an inability to sort out retail purchases from Kindle Unlimited “reads” when creating the list. After discussing several possibilities with Amazon as to how to include titles that...

Authors Guild Blog Post on Amazon-Hachette Raises Hackles From Authors

Some authors think that the Authors Guild would be more aptly named the “Publishers Guild” these days. A blog post on the Authors Guild website this week caused an eruption of angry comments from authors calling the Guild “ridiculously ineffective” and suggesting it should be named “Publisher’s Shills.” The post, titled “Amazon-Hachette Debate Yields Diverse...

Subscription Ebooks ‘Inevitable’?

Why the biggest questions for subscription services remain unanswered, Kindle Unlimited encourages authors to go exclusive, this week's best-selling ebooks, Stephen Colbert endorses another Hachette book, big authors band together and much more.

Scribd Launches Windows App, Updates Android, iOS Apps

[Press Release] SCRIBD UPDATES MOBILE APPS, LAUNCHES ON WINDOWS DEVICES TO EMPOWER PEOPLE GLOBALLY TO READ MORE Revamped Book Pages, Browse Capabilities, and All New Windows App Place Scribd on More Devices in More Countries Than Ever Before Scribd, the leading subscription reading service featuring more than 400,000 e-books ranging from contemporary bestsellers to...