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Amazon Opens Kindle to Bloggers

kindleblog.jpgAmazon.com, Inc. has created a self-service method for bloggers to add their content to the Amazon Kindle–offering writers a 30 percent cut of a subscription price that Amazon will determine.

Any blogger with an RSS feed can participate after filling out an online form–the blog should be available within 12 to 48 hours. Kindle users can subscribe to the blog, and content will be automatically updated via Amazon’s wireless system.

Here’s more about Amazon’s terms for bloggers: “[Q:] Do I get paid for making my blog available on Kindle? [A:]Yes.You will get paid 30% of the monthly blog subscription price for every subscriber to your blog. Please see the terms and conditions for details. [Q:] Can I set the price for my blog? [A:] No. Amazon will define the price based on what we deem is a fair value for customers. [Q:] Can I make my blog free? [A:] No, Amazon will define the price based on what we deem is a fair value for customers.”

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