Articles by Piotr Kowalczyk

Next generation interactive book [cartoon]

By Piotr Kowalczyk
August 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

Check all Ebook Friendly cartoons. Feel free to share them on your site (Creative Commons licence). Piotr Kowalczyk Founder of Ebook Friendly. Ebook enthusiast, technology geek, iPhone artist and self-published author from Poland. His short story collections were downloaded across the web more than [...]

Overview of Barnes & Noble Nook for Web

By Piotr Kowalczyk
August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago Barnes & Noble introduced a new feature called Nook for Web. If I had to compare it to an Amazon property, I’d call it a cross between the Look Inside feature and the Kindle Cloud Reader. First, Nook for Web lets you instantly preview free samples of Nook books [...]

IFTTT recipes for ebook users

By Piotr Kowalczyk
August 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

IFTTT is an awesome tool, which lets users automate several daily web tasks. Some of them are related to e-books, and I’ll list them in this post. The name is an acronym for “if this then that” … which is a decent explanation of what, exactly, the service can do for you. [...]

Free e-book samples [cartoon]

By Piotr Kowalczyk
August 29, 2012 // 7 Comments

This is how free e-book samples look to me most of the time. How about you? Check all Ebook Friendly cartoons. Feel free to share them on your site (Creative Commons licence). Piotr Kowalczyk Founder of Ebook Friendly. Ebook enthusiast, technology geek, iPhone artist and self-published author from [...]

A Look at Kindle Daily Deal's First Year – facts, tips and commentary

By Piotr Kowalczyk
August 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

A year ago, on August 24, 2011, the Kindle Daily Deal was launched. The first featured book was The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo. Yesterday’ price – $5.59, today’s discount – $4.20, Kindle Daily Deal price – $1.39. Since that time, the [...]

Get free Nook Daily Find RSS or email updates

By Piotr Kowalczyk
July 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

If you’re a Barnes & Noble customer and the owner of the Nook eReader or any device with a Nook app installed, you probably check out the Nook Daily Find page pretty often. For daily updates off Nook Daily Find you can connect with Barnes & Noble Nook profiles on Twitter or Facebook. You [...]

WSJ explains the economics behind lending Harry Potter ebooks by Amazon

By Piotr Kowalczyk
June 19, 2012 // 1 Comment

Amazon has just started lending Harry Potter books to their Prime members via Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. In this interesting video from The Wall Street Journal we can learn more on why Amazon decided to go into this deal with Pottermore, despite the fact, that they probably have to pay the [...]

Ebook Design: Interview with Joel Friedlander

By Piotr Kowalczyk
June 14, 2012 // 1 Comment

  In his book, Joel Friedlander helps writers go through the process of self-publishing the book, including ebook design I’m honored to share with you an interview with the self-publishing guru and the definite number one person in promoting good practices in ebook design, the prolific [...]

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