GalleyCat AppData PageData SocialTimes AllFacebook AllTwitter LostRemote 10,000 Words FishbowlNY FishbowlDC TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser
Hi eBookNewser readers - as you can see we've evolved and are now called AppNewser, where we'll bring you the latest app news and reviews. If you'd just like to keep up to date on digital book news click here. And if you have some news to share email us at AppNewser@mediabistro.com - Thanks, Jason.

Amazon Introduces Facebook Gift Cards

Amazon is getting ready for the holiday season with a new tool that lets shoppers send gift cards to friends via Facebook. It seems like a great way to share the gift of eBooks.

Amazon customers can now connect to their Facebook accounts on Amazon.com in order to create a personalized gift card that will be delivered to their friend’s Facebook wall.

The gift cards can be personalized. You can choose a virtual gift card design, specify a dollar amount up to $5,000 and add a gift card message. The sender can also schedule the date for the gift card to appear on the recipient’s Facebook wall up to a year in advance. Follow this link to create one.

To promote the new service, Amazon is currently offering a “Give 5, Get $5″ promotion. The first 10,000 customers who give an MP3-themed Amazon.com Gift Card to five different Facebook friends will get a $5 credit good for music downloads at Amazon MP3.

Mediabistro Course

Freelancing 101 Online Boot Camp

Freelancing 101Starting April 28, this online event will show you the best way to start your freelancing career, from the first steps of self-advertising and marketing, to building your schedule and managing clients. By the end of this online boot camp you will have a plan for making a profitable career as a freelancer, and the skill set to devote yourself to it. Register now!