With Amazon Kindle Daily Deal, we can get ebooks at knockdown prices!
Online retailing giant Amazon has started offering customers cut-price e-books, as part of its Daily Deals package, on August 26th 2011. Under the new Kindle Daily Deal, one e-book will be sold at a specially-discounted price for one day only. up to 75% off from usual listing price.
First, the Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, by Kate Dicamillo, went on deal. Then, Laurie Fabiano’s Elizabeth Street went on the Kindle Deal for $1.99. It usually retails on the site for $7.99 (another 75% saving). Today, it is about Karl Weber’s Food Inc.
The Kindle Daily Deal is part of Amazon’s series of daily deals on digital content, which feature cut-price MP3 albums and free Android apps. The deals are promoted through Amazon’s social media channels. Deals go live each day at 12.00 Pacific time and run for 24 hours, Amazon said. Consumers can access these via Twitter, Facebook and the Kindle Daily Post. Check http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1000677541 for additional information.
In May, Amazon famously clogged its own servers when it offered Lady Gaga’s new album for 99 cents as a download. Amazon has been experimenting with sale pricing in the Kindle store: earlier this summer it offered 900 Kindle books at $3.99 or less for a limited time.