A timely Kindle content market snapshot; see the full article for details. I’ve also been greatly enjoying the “sample” option available with many Kindle items.
Here’s a riddle: How do you make your book a best seller on the Kindle?
Answer: Give copies away.
That’s right. More than half of the “best-selling” e-books on the Kindle, Amazon.com’s e-reader, are available at no charge.
Although some of the titles are digital versions of books in the public domain — like Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” — many are by authors still trying to make a living from their work.
With Kindle, Publishers Give Away E-Books to Spur Sales - NYTimes.com
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