|09-29-2008, 01:25 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Device: Palm Treo
Based on the few books I have browsed on amazon.com, I am noticing that in each case, the Kindle editions are significantly cheaper than what you can get from other ebook vendors. For example, a book that I looked at is listed at $17.99 on ebooks.com, but the Kindle edition is only $9.99. That is nearly 50% cheaper.
Does this pattern hold universally? I have an ebookwise which I love, but if the pattern holds, Kindle can pretty much pay for itself. If so, why isn't Amazon promoting this as a selling point?
Also, did they discontinue the $100 off offer if you sign up with the VISA card?
|09-29-2008, 01:44 PM||#2|
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mississippi, USA
Device: Kindle 3, Kobo Glo HD
Amazon does promote this to some extent:
|09-29-2008, 01:50 PM||#3|
I'm Super Kindle-icious
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Long Drive, Calinadia Candafornia
Device: KDXG, KT, Oasis
Technically the $9.99 price for Kindle books is for "New York Times® Best Sellers and New Releases, unless marked otherwise". For the most part, $9.99 or less is the standard price from what I've noticed. Occasionally, the Kindle version of a new book will debut higher than the marked down hard cover version of the book but within about a week it will drop down to $9.99.
My standard example:
I don't know much about the eBookwise reader but I'm sure someone who knows more can advise you.
And yes, the $100 off a Kindle offer is over.
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