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Why Big Publishing hates Amazon. And wants you to hate Amazon too
December 6, 2013 | 6:46 pm

Next time you're tempted to join a Boycott Amazon campaign, here's something you might want to reflect on. An Amazon trade presentation, Tweeted by a conference attendee and spread first via Writer.ly then by an article in The Guardian, has declared that "A Quarter of top 100 on Amazon.com Indie-Published." The overall message is clear: Amazon's platform provides a way for the little guy or gurl to step around the big behemoths and reach the readers. As quoted by The Guardian, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed that the statistic focused entirely on Kindle publications in 2012 that were self-published via Kindle Direct...

Morning Links: 10 Digital Publishing Predictions for 2013
December 21, 2012 | 12:07 pm

Kindle as Magic Eight Ball, Todd GoldsteinTen Bold Predictions for Ebooks and Digital Publishing in 2013 (Digital Book World) Top 12 #DigitalPublishing Twitter Accounts to Follow in 2013 (Digital Book World) How the Publishing World Acclimated to the Digital Revolution: Part 1 (Highbrow magazine) 'Boycott Amazon' campaign launched (The Bookseller) Kindle Daily Deals: The Final Piece by Maggi Myers {and} Snake Skin: A Lucy Guardino FBI Thriller By CJ Lyons; and dozens more, son ! * * *    ...