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Do we have a New Pulp Fiction and do we need one?

Last year, I wrote a trio of posts about the resurgence of pulp fiction and the “anything goes” spirit of the pulp era thanks to the electronic publishing revolution. You can find them here, here and here. Now the New … Continue reading

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Why Amazon Voodoo doesn’t work

Forbes has an interesting article citing a new study that 48 percent of all Amazon book purchases are made by people who search for a specific item and then buy it. Meanwhile, seventeen percent of purchases are made via the … Continue reading

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Amazon versus Thalia – A Comparison

I’ve been an enthusiastic customer of Amazon.com and later Amazon Germany from the time I got onto the Internet on, because Amazon gave me access to the English language genre fiction I loved to read without having to special order … Continue reading

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October sales and some observations about the German e-book market

First of all, here are my October sales figures. In October 2011, I sold 8 e-books across all platforms. The detailed breakdown is as follows: Amazon US: 5 Amazon UK: 1 OmniLit/AllRomance ebooks: 2 This makes October a miserable month, … Continue reading

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