Sunday, December 11, 2011

Mark Coker on Amazon's KDP Select

Amazon Aims to Empty Competitor Shelves of Indie Ebooks

"Amazon yesterday launched a broadside against competing ebook retailers when it introduced a new program that requires authors to remove their books from competing retailers.

"The new service offering, KDP Select, promises participating authors a shot at earning their share of a $500,000 monthly pool of cash. Amazon will distribute the funds to participating authors based on the number of times an ebook is borrowed from Amazon's new lending library."

To read the rest of the article, click here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-coker/amazon-ebooks-kdp-select_b_1139260.html

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What are you thoughts? Are Mark's concerns valid? Or just anti-corporation rhetoric? Do you plan to use KDP Select?

Feel free to post your comments below.