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Step 1 to Selling Your Book? Don't Pretend It's 'Free.'
Writing

Step 1 to Selling Your Book? Don't Pretend It's 'Free.'

Free books that aren't and gaming the best seller lists are deadend paths for entrepreneurs intent on making a living as authors.
Kimanzi Constable
Amazon and HarperCollins Reach Multi-Year Publishing Deal
Ecommerce

Amazon and HarperCollins Reach Multi-Year Publishing Deal

The agreement is expected to go into effect this week.
Amazon Is the Latest to Get Approval to Fly Forward With New Drone Tests
Drones

Amazon Is the Latest to Get Approval to Fly Forward With New Drone Tests

Under some very specific guidelines, Federal regulators have given Amazon, along with insurance companies, permission to use small unmanned aircraft systems.
Catherine Clifford
Amazon Sues Alleged Sellers of Bogus 5-Star Product Reviews
Amazon

Amazon Sues Alleged Sellers of Bogus 5-Star Product Reviews

Beware peddlers of lies. The ecommerce goliath is dropping the legal hammer on four sites it claims hawk fake positive product reviews.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Jeff Bezos Heats Up the Race to Space: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Jeff Bezos Heats Up the Race to Space: Your Weekly News Roundup

We share the Amazon founder's commercial space travel ambitions and why the strong dollar might soon pinch American businesses.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Why the Membership Model Makes Sense
Business Strategy

Why the Membership Model Makes Sense

The key is to play upon consumers' sense of thrift and the social capital exchanged when telling a friend about a new service.
Will Ford
Amazon Dash Makes Shopping as Easy as Pushing a Button
Amazon

Amazon Dash Makes Shopping as Easy as Pushing a Button

The tech giant rolled out its expansion of the Dash program, which includes brand-specific buttons that let you order supplies.
Nina Zipkin
Yoox, Net-A-Porter Announce All-Share Merger to Forge High-Fashion Powerhouse
Mergers and Acquisitions

Yoox, Net-A-Porter Announce All-Share Merger to Forge High-Fashion Powerhouse

The two companies counted combined net revenues of $1.4 billion last year, and, moving forward, will complement one another's respective strengths.
Geoff Weiss
How to Get Your Business on Amazon's New Home Services Platform
Service Business

How to Get Your Business on Amazon's New Home Services Platform

Amazon is giving small businesses a way to reach customers, but is looking for a particular set of criteria.
Laura Entis
What's Angering Amazon?: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

What's Angering Amazon?: Your Weekly News Roundup

Why Amazon is frustrated at U.S. regulators and a notable VC weighs in on the potential tech bubble.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Amazon Blasts FAA for Slowness on Drone Regulation
Regulations

Amazon Blasts FAA for Slowness on Drone Regulation

The U.S. is falling behind other countries in the potentially lucrative area of unmanned aviation technology, according to Amazon.
Report: Amazon to Shutter Webstore, Its Ecommerce Platform for Small Businesses
Ecommerce

Report: Amazon to Shutter Webstore, Its Ecommerce Platform for Small Businesses

Users of Amazon Webstore have received letters from the company stating the service will be ending in July of next year.
Geoff Weiss
U.S. Regulators Give Amazon Go-Ahead for Drone Delivery Tests
Regulations

U.S. Regulators Give Amazon Go-Ahead for Drone Delivery Tests

The approval allows the e-commerce company to pursue its goal of sending packages to customers by air, even as it faces public concern about safety and privacy.
Amazon Launches New Storefront for Shark Tank and Kickstarter Successes
Amazon

Amazon Launches New Storefront for Shark Tank and Kickstarter Successes

The new offering highlights innovative 'rising star' products from both popular invention hotbeds.
Kim Lachance Shandrow