Category Archives: Trends

Amazon Fights Back Against Hachette and Authors United

If you are a Kindle owner and/or KDP Author you probably found this “Important Kindle Request” from the Amazon Books Team in your inbox Friday night in response to the anticipated full-page ad running today in the New York Times, … Continue reading

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Amazon, a Friendly Giant as Long as It’s Fed – NYTimes.com

This is a fantastic article written by David Streitfeld for the New York Times on July 12 that explains in great detail Amazon’s beef with Hachett Publishing, the industry’s fourth-largest publisher, that has been going on for several months now. … Continue reading

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New study: Both print and e-books are popular

According to The Associated Press a new survey from the Pew Research Center reports that more adults than ever own an e-reading device, but print books remain extremely popular. Based on interviews conducted earlier this month, the study released today … Continue reading

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Best and Worst States for Singles… Kinda What You’d Expect

Dave Singleton, an award-winning writer and columnist for Match.com wrote an interesting article today for Happens Magazine about how where you live could have an impact on your love life. By examining a recent Pew Research Study identifying marriage and … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Nerve

You might recall back in November I blogged about Nerve’s new “coming soon” online dating site: Nerve Dating — The first dating site for humans. Here’s the original NERVE is launching a new dating site for hipsters post in case … Continue reading

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Does Online Dating With Paid Sites Really Work?

Or is it really just a cash cow? It’s no secret that the online dating industry is booming, doubling since 2007 with over 40 million people either visiting or using dating sites. That equates to $1.9 billion in annual revenue, … Continue reading

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The Friendly Skies Just Got Friendlier. And Creepier.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching a new “Meet & Seat” in-flight matchmaker service early next year that will let passengers choose who they sit next to on flights by accessing information from their Facebook and LinkedIn profiles and picking … Continue reading

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