The most complete and up-to-date resource yet for getting free content for your Kindle Fire, Kindle Touch, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle, Kindle DX, and Kindle Apps. Revised November 2011. By Stephen Windwalker, editor of the #1 blog and newsletter for Kindle owners, Kindle Nation Daily. Includes information on Kindle Nation Daily's magical free book search tool and weekly Kindle giveaway sweepstakes.
Prices apply to U.S. Kindle Store customers, but this book also contains resources that will help customers around find millions of free books and other free content for their Kindles and Kindle apps.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Ch 1: How Can This Be? Amazon May Be Making Billions, But Kindle is the Key to "Free"
Between the Chapters, and Just Between Us: Best Resources for Kindle Owners
Ch 2: Use Kindle Nation Daily's Free Book Alerts
Between the Chapters, and Just Between Us: No Kindle Required! How to Download and Use Free Kindle Apps for the PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, BlackBerry, Android and, Soon, the Windows Phone 7 and Other Devices
Ch 3: Find and Download Thousands of Free Books Directly From the Kindle Store
Between the Chapters, and Just Between Us: Using Wi-Fi, 3G, or a USB Cable to Connect Your Kindle
Ch 4: Find and Download Free Books From Kindle-Compatible Free Book Collections
Between the Chapters, and Just Between Us: Easily Find Free Kindle Store Classics Arranged by Author and Title
Ch 5: Find and Download Free Book Samples and Free 14-Day Periodical Trials From the Kindle Store
Between the Chapters, and Just Between Us: Free for You: How to Ask for and Use a Kindle Gift Certificate
Ch 6: Use Calibre to Manage Your Kindle's Free Books and Other Kindle Content
Between the Chapters, and Just Between Us: Email eBooks, Memoranda, Scripts, Manuscripts, Directions, Recipes, Legal Briefs and Other Personal Documents to Your Kindle
Ch 7: Read Blogs, Periodicals, and Other Web Content for Free on the Kindle
Between the Chapters, and Just Between Us: Use eReadUps to Collect Research on Your Kindle or Build Your Own eBooks from Web Sources
Ch 8: Why Your Kindle's Free Wireless Web Browser is a Revolutionary Feature, and May Be the Key to What's Next from Amazon
Between the Chapters, and Just Between Us: Use Your Kindle to Check Your eMail
Ch 9: Unlock the World Of Free Audio on the Kindle
Between the Chapters, and Just Between Us: How to Contact Kindle Nation
Ch 10: Ten Reasons the New Kindle 3 or Kindle Wi-Fi Is a Must if You Love to Read ... And a Few Minor Drawbacks
Between the Chapters, and Just Between Us: Kindle Periodicals and Your Battery
Ch 11: The Politics of "Free" Books In the Age of the Kindle
Between the Chapters, and Just Between Us: The Future of Free in the Kindle Store
Ch 12: The Myth of the Kindle's "Standard" $9.99 Price, the Agency Model, and the ABCs of Kindle Store Pricing
About the Author
Stephen Windwalker publishes the popular Kindle Nation Daily blog and is the author of several books of fiction and nonfiction. He has been writing about Amazon's book-business innovations since 2002 and about the Kindle since the week it was launched. His Kindle guide was the #1 bestselling book in the Kindle Store for 2008 and has sold well over 100,000 copies in various editions around the world. He studied with Kurt Vonnegut and Robert Lowell and was the fiction editor of the Harvard Advocate literary magazine in the 1970s, founded a popular Boston bookstore in the 1980s, and ran marketing for Inc. Magazine's ancillary book, video, and software business in the 1990s.