Posted on June 30, 2021 at 2:26 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon shared an update to its Kindle Vella content guidelines last week, in response to author feedback. Those of you...

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Posted on April 20, 2021 at 9:03 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last week, the writing world became aware of a new Amazon program called Kindle Vella. Information on the serialized-story program...

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Posted on April 13, 2021 at 10:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

David Gaughran alerted us to Amazon’s new feature for US-based authors: Kindle Vella. Vella is for stories told one episode...

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Posted on September 30, 2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Your Kindle Create files just became more versatile. Nate Hoffelder of The Digital Reader noted in the KDP newsletter that...

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Posted on September 25, 2020 at 9:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An author recently emailed us about an upcoming promotion, in a bit of a panic. He had planned to reduce...

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Posted on September 24, 2020 at 10:50 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Dave Chesson recently explained how to choose the right categories for your book in international Amazon stores. That might’ve prompted...

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Posted on May 31, 2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Digital Reader shared news right before the holiday weekend that Kindle Direct Publishing’s reports dashboard has added a royalties...

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Posted on March 13, 2019 at 9:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Nate Hoffelder may have yawned over one Amazon update, but he’s intrigued by another more recent one. He received an...

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Posted on November 15, 2018 at 11:02 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon is testing a new sales-data tracking tool, according to The Digital Reader (citing reports on KBoards and Facebook). Per...

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Posted on November 13, 2018 at 1:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon has posted an acknowledgment of the disappearing Kindle Direct Publishing books issue: We're experiencing an issue that has made...

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