Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Submission + - The true cost of publishing on the Amazon Kindle (pcpro.co.uk)

Barence writes: Ever wondered why Kindle newspapers and magazines don't have many photos? PC Pro has done an analysis of the costs of publishing on The Kindle and discovered that Amazon effectively taxes newspapers and magazines for including more images. Amazon applies "delivery charges" to publishers at the cost of $0.15 per MB/10p per MB. At those prices, PC Pro claims it's cheaper to mail out a physical magazine than have it delivered electronically on The Kindle. What's more, publishers have no control over the price of their newspaper or magazine: Amazon sets the prices itself, leading to huge customer complaints for titles such as The Economist.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

The true cost of publishing on the Amazon Kindle

Comments Filter:

I attribute my success to intelligence, guts, determination, honesty, ambition, and having enough money to buy people with those qualities.