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Judge Rules Colorado Sales Tax Reporting Scheme Unconstitutional

Politicians the world around spend their time scheming ways to separate their constituents from their money. Anyone involved in online marketing we should be aware that states cannot force an online merchant to collect sales tax unless the merchant has … Continue reading

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Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire

Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com CEO introduced the Kindle Fire at a news conference this week. It is described as the first real competition for Apple’s iPad. The $199 price tag makes it very competitive. Read the rest: http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/amazons-kindle-fire-ipad-finally-gets-android-competition-135301 See also: http://pajamasmedia.com/lifestyle/2011/09/28/some-first-thoughts-on-the-kindle-fire/?singlepage=true

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California Taxes Amazon: Amazon Drops California Affiliates

It’s always interesting when someone purporting to be a capitalist is willing to screw another capitalist under the illusion of fairness.  The resident merchants of Caliornia joined up in unison to attack the online sellers, Amazon.com and Overstock.com and the … Continue reading

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Million Seller E-book Self Publisher

John Locke has written nine novels and all of them were published on Amazon’s Kindle at 99 cents each and has become the first million seller e-book author.  He accomplished this without an  agent or publicist and with little or … Continue reading

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Another State Tries to Put the Squeeze on Amazon

Texas demands Amazon collect sales taxes.  Amazon Leaves Texas. Texas really showed ’em, huh? More government wisdom in action. http://bsfootprint.com/government/amazoncom-complies-with-texas-law-gets-no-love

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Making Millions at 99 Cents a Pop

Amanda Hocking is the best selling indie writer on Amazon.com.  She sells approximately 100,000 copies of her books per month.  By publishing for the Kindle she has no printing costs, and doesn’t and to store a garage full of books … Continue reading

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Day 2: Niche Ideas

Day 2 The assignment was to search/explore the magazine section at Amazon.com.  I got so wrapped up in the selections that I neglected to make note of the topics that I found interesting. So, I repeated the exercise so I … Continue reading

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