Articles by Stephen Windwalker, editor of The Kindle Nation

The Real Story Behind Those Single-Digit Kindle Margins: Amazon Has Positioned Itself for a 50% Overall Market Share

By Stephen Windwalker, editor of The Kindle Nation
February 2, 2011 // 6 Comments

  Amazon’s report of quarterly earnings last Thursday was  greeted widely as an indication that the company can’t generate sufficient margins with Kindle devices and content. That interpretation has been reasonably straightforward, with strong echoes of sentiments that characterized [...]

Kindle Nation survey completed – 2,275 respondents

By Stephen Windwalker, editor of The Kindle Nation
February 1, 2011 // 2 Comments

The Winter 2011 Kindle Nation Citizen Survey closed just a few hours ago at midnight Big Island time, and I want to thank each and every one of the 2,275 official respondents! This is our 5th survey since early 2009, an that’s an increase of 15.6 per cent over the previous record high for [...]

Just How Big is the Kindle Revolution? Our Estimates

By Stephen Windwalker, editor of The Kindle Nation
January 14, 2011 // 2 Comments

This post first appeared in Kindle Nation Daily on January 13, 2011. Amazon inducted bestselling author Nora Roberts as the third member of its Kindle Million Club yesterday with a press release stating that Roberts “has sold 1,170,539 Kindle books under her name and her pseudonym J.D. [...]

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