Article: Ebook Plus


The link below is to an article that looks at Ebook Plus, which provides ebooks for free supported by advertisements.

For more visit:
http://www.teleread.com/ebooks/ebook-plus-wants-to-connect-readers-to-authors-end-piracy/

Article & Photos: First Advertisements for Famous Books


The link below is to an article (with photos) featuring the first advertisements for famous books.

For more visit:
http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/09/10/read-me-dwight-garner-book-ads/

Article & Photos: Vintage Ads for Libraries and Reading


The link below is to an article (with photos) featuring a number of vintage advertisements for reading and libraries.

For more visit:
http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/09/11/vintage-ads-for-libraries-and-reading/

Article: Amazon to Allow Users to Opt Out of Advertisements


Advertisements on the Kindle was not a smart move by Amazon, but they have quickly responded by allowing owners to opt out of the advertisements for a one off fee. That was a very smart move and has prevented Amazon loosing their place as the top dog in ebook readers and sales. This could have been the decision that destroyed Amazon and may have allowed another player to gain ground easily on them. The link below is to an article that reports on the opt out opportunity.

For more visit:
http://goodereader.com/blog/electronic-readers/amazon-to-allow-users-to-opt-out-of-kindle-fire-hd-special-offers/