What happens when you are fortunate enough to have a book published, but when you get a 500 unit ebook order, your publisher cannot fulfill the order? Seems plausible that it could happen to a no-name author or a self-published author, but not Guy Kawasaki...
Deep in the Amazon jungle, upriver of the town of Iquitos, Peru, a team of visiting and local doctors steam up the Amazon and its tributaries on the riverboat Nenita.
Four years ago, I walked away from Amazon and a million dollars -- thousands of stock options. I was a twenty-something kid running a billion-dollar team but I wanted more. I started Vittana, a non-profit trying to end youth poverty.
With the holiday season fast approaching, everyone is scrambling to purchase the perfect present. But fret not! Fun and education can mix and not break the bank.
Help herd sheep with the gauchos on the Patagonian steppe or learn how to heal yourself with Amazonian plants as instructed by rainforest tribe leaders.
Penguin and Random House got married and rode off into the sunset, but HarperCollins hasn't given up just yet. This week, HarperCollins' publishing promiscuity invited another player into the mix: Simon & Schuster.
In point of fact, Amazon isn't selling me a copy of Homeland. It's giving me a limited license to view it, under certain circumstances and within certain territories. And I'm guessing that they have the right to adjust those terms and conditions at any time.
In the southern Amazon basin of Ecuador, the air is filled with the sound of macaws and the distant sound of thunder. But as soon as next year, the metallic hammering of oil drills may join the chorus. Local indigenous leaders are dead-set on not letting that happen.
It's easy to decide which magical lies you'll introduce to your kids. What's tough is keeping up with those lies, especially the ones that add the all-important magic factor to Christmastime.
"The 4-Hour Facebook" video provides insider tips on Instagramming your food, mastering FarmVille, ignoring Zynga Bingo, and much more so that you can set these measly four hours aside and make time for the truly important things in life.
We don't expect most other forms of entertainment to come without a price. Most of us pay for cable or satellite TV. We pay for the Internet connections in our homes. Compared to other ways we entertain ourselves, books are not that expensive.
Following up from his entrepreneur manifesto "The 4-Hour Workweek" and fitness-themed "The 4-Hour Body," best-selling author Tim Ferriss tops off his self-help trilogy with "The 4-Hour Chef," which highlights culinary tips and techniques for healthy, fresh, and easy-to-prepare meals.
Here are five secrets from the insiders in publishing to writers everywhere who want to be authors.
Textbook publishing is a sector of the industry unlike any other. New editions are published frequently, though in some cases the textbook has not been substantially edited to warrant a new release.
Alexander McNabb outdid himself in his second novel, Beirut, An Explosive Thriller, another adventure-filled story loaded with intrigue, espionage, love, murder, international hoods and plenty of violence.
Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple: four Internet companies that are, arguably, the best of the best -- global goliaths that leave little room for competitors. But the big question is whether they are too big, sucking out the competition from smaller players.