Archive for the ‘Amazon Kindle’ Category

Coming to Amazon Kindle eBooks: Dynamic Advertising?

July 7, 2009

Attention Authors and Publishers: Time to dust off those old book writing contracts or the digerati will soon be making more money off your content than either of you will.

Via Slashdot: Three Amazon employees have recently filed patent applications for On-Demand Generating E-Book Content with Advertising and Incorporating Advertising in On-Demand Generated Content.

Exhibit A.

On Demand Generating eBook Content with Advertising

On Demand Generating eBook Content with Advertising

Exhibit B.

Incorporating Advertising in on Demand Generated Content

Incorporating Advertising in on Demand Generated Content

Not if – but when – books become living documents like web pages capable of indefinitely displaying advertising and thus producing revenue, will book authors and publishers share in the advertising revenues generated by Amazon’s Kindle or not?

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Amazon Kindle Distribution for Bloggers

May 21, 2009

I signed up for Amazon Kindle for Blog Publishers yesterday.

Amazon Kindle Publishing for Blogs

Amazon Kindle Publishing for Blogs

The entire process took just a few minutes.

Publish Blog To Amazon Kindle

Publish Blog To Amazon Kindle

Several hundred periodicals and a similar number of blogs appear to be available on Kindle.

The Search Marketing Communications blog as it appears on Kindle

Amazon Kindle Blog Publishing

Amazon Kindle Blog Publishing

and the Search Marketing Communications blog as it appears on Amazon.com.

Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle

If you are a blogger, publish your blog on Amazon Kindle.

Twitter Job Search Engine

March 21, 2009

TwitterJobSearch.com is a UK based Twitter based job search engine.

TwitterJobSearch.com

TwitterJobSearch.com

From TwitterJobSearch.com about their search technology:

Until now, search engines for social media sites merely looked for words. We’re looking at context.

We use semantic tools to look at what was said.

We then look at what they’ve said before.

We then look at who was saying it.

If we do this right, we can figure out why they’re saying anything at all.

Although the service is based in the UK and still in Beta, a search for “Search Engine Marketing” yielded 5,831 results.

Search Engine Marketing

Search Engine Marketing

The same search also produced a Marketing Manager ad from Amazon.com for its Kindle product.

Amazon Kindle Marketing Manager

Amazon Kindle Marketing Manager

Further proof even innovative new products just don’t sell themselves.