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Ecommerce Leader Amazon Taking Publishing Into Their Own Hands

October 19, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Ecommerce giant Amazon is set to publish 122 books of a variety of genres this fall. By creating their own publishing line, Amazon is removing traditional publishing houses from the process and making their own deals with authors. Amazon Publishing will act similar to a traditional publisher, completing all of the editing, ...

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JK Rowling Could Rake in $161M for Harry Potter eBooks

April 5, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Good news muggles, JK Rowling, author of the famed Harry Potter series is actively considering digital formats for the seven Potter titles. The consideration marks a change in the author who has remained firm in declining a digital version of the Potter series for many years now. Piracy issues seem to be ...

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Amazon Unleashes Kindle Singles

January 27, 2011 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Amazon has officially released its first group of Kindle Singles, single-issue, digital only content units which we first reported on back in October. The advent of Singles represents yet another shift in the publishing model caused by Amazon’s continued courting of authors and other content creators. Ever since Amazon ...

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Amazon Debuts Kindle for Web

December 8, 2010 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Amazon announced today that they will be previewing a new Kindle for web capability. This news comes hot on the heels of Google’s new Google eBookstore, just released yesterday. The Amazon Kindle for web utility is positioned in direct opposition of Google eBookstore and counters their model by allowing ...

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Forrester Research Releases New eReader Findings

November 9, 2010 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Forrester Research, headquartered in Cambridge, MA, has come out with some shocking revelations for the world of eReaders, eBooks, and publishing that will come as no surprise to the techno-savvy, but may shock the paper-and-ink crowd. Bottom line: Get a Kindle. Naturally it’s much more nuanced than that, but ...

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Online Ecommerce Battle For eReader Sales Heats Up

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September 02, 2009 By the ZippyCart Shopping Carts Content Team The Kindle from Amazon.com quickly become an online sales hit when it debuted in November of 2007. It revolutionized a market that had no real momentum and now the Kindle has expanded to offer over 300,000 ebook titles. In less than two years, Amazon has continued to innovate releasing three ...

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