Links of Interest

March 9, 2016 The Amazon Giveaway tool now permits ebook giveaways. Amazon says that authors have been the largest users of Amazon Giveaway—an interesting fact, given that it’s possible for anyone to run a giveaway of any product on Amazon’s site. When creating a giveaway, authors can require entrants to follow them on Amazon or Twitter. … Read more

Links of Interest: September 9, 2015

Earlier this year, Nielsen reported on specific print book categories that were growing rather than declining. Cookbooks was one of those categories, partly driven by celebrity chefs and foodie culture. The Guardian reports on the trend further: “Cookbooks’ key ingredient now design, not recipes, says food writer.” (If you’re wondering about that Nielsen report . . … Read more