Applications on your phone can talk to each other, but the way that apps interact is still far from the way that web pages interact. Mike Wakerly is the CTO of Button, a service that connects mobile apps to each other. By embedding a component from Button into your app, you can easily request the functionality of an app while you are in a different app.
Nicklas Kingo joins me all the way from Copenhagen in Episode 47 of the Side Hustle Show to share how he’s building a lucrative Amazon Kindle publishing business. He’s made the public goal of earning $4260 per month from his Kindle business before he starts university in the fall. When we recorded this at end of February, he was already up to $1500 with big plans to continue growing.
Today’s question comes from Toni, who asks about software for keyword research in the Amazon Kindle marketplace. The Google keyword tools I recommend are Google Keyword Planner (https://adwords.google.com/KeywordPlanner) and Long Tail Pro (http://askpat.com/longtailpro) and Market Samurai. The Self Publishing Questions podcast has a good episode on this topic (http://www.selfpublishingquestions.com/keywords-tools/). One tool that specifically searches Amazon is available at Keyword Tool Dominator (http://www.keywordtooldominator.com/k/amazon-keyword-tool).
This week’s program is a look at the benefits and drawbacks of writing in Kindle Worlds. Our guest is Tracy Sharp, who in addition to the several novels she’s written in Kindle Worlds is the author of the Leah Ryan thriller series.
Ever heard of the Kindle Scout? It’s a publishing platform for new, never-before-published books where readers help decide if a book receives a publishing contract with a guaranteed $1,500 advance and 50% eBook royalty rate. Author and Kindle Scout contract recipient Rachelle Christensen explains all you need to know about Kindle Scout and how to prepare a book to optimize your Kindle Scout chances.
In this episode I walk you through how you can generate massive email launch lists using Amazon Kindle.