Morning Roundup: Smashwords Has a Major Website Redesign, Extend Amazon Prime if Package Is Late
December 18, 2013 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Smashwords Unveils Major New Website Redesign (Smashwords)
Smashwords today unveiled our first major website redesign since our launch in 2008.
We made hundreds of changes large and small. We also made technical changes behind the scenes that will lay the groundwork for us to introduce many new tools and features for authors and readers alike in 2014.
Get Your Amazon Prime Membership Extended if Your Package Runs Late (Lifehacker)
Here’s a little-known fact about Amazon’s Prime membership: The company guarantees your package will be delivered at the promised time. If it’s not, Prime members can get a one-month extension of their membership.
EFF’s Reading List: Best Books of 2013 (EFF)
At the end of each year, EFF puts together a list of some of the interesting and noteworthy books that have been published in the past 12 months or so. We don’t endorse all of their arguments, but we find they’ve added some valuable insight to the conversation around the areas and issues on which we work.
Amazon Indie Authors Now Get Paid in Full Every Month with No Minimum (GoodeReader)
Amazon has changed the terms of their author payout system for Kindle Direct Publishing.
Kindle Daily Deals: Long Division (and 4 others)