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Does buying the Kindle Edition count towards bestseller lists?

An old friend put out her first book, and I want to pre-order it, but I also want to help it "pop." If I buy the Kindle Edition instead of the hardcover, will it still maximally count for the popularity trackers like NYTimes bestsellers and Amazon Best Of, or whatever? Or is that too "new media"?
posted by tintexas on Feb 15, 2014 - 3 answers

Why are Amazon used-book vendors overpricing this book?

I'm trying to understand the logic of wildly overpriced used books on Amazon. [more inside]
posted by Bookhouse on Jan 29, 2013 - 14 answers

Pretzels and Pirhanas

Help us identify an illustrated children's book involving people on a ship, the invention of pretzels, and piranhas - probably from the late 70s or early 80s. [more inside]
posted by lunasol on Feb 10, 2012 - 2 answers

the lady and the amazon?

does anyone know this novel/story? it is the supposedly true story of the first European woman to travel the Amazon on her own. [more inside]
posted by orangemacky on Sep 8, 2011 - 1 answer

Best Source for Book Descriptions?

I'm currently working on a research project that will lead to a written product (an article or report, either published in a magazine/journal, or released online). I want to create an appendix to the report that has the names and descriptions for books referenced in the report. This will be an extensive list, so I don't want to create the descriptions myself. Can I use the product description that is put out by the publisher (the one that is used by Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other book sellers)? If not, what are my options?
posted by NotMyselfRightNow on May 27, 2011 - 6 answers

Why are these books so cheap?

Why are these used books on Amazon so cheap? [more inside]
posted by Pope Guilty on Jan 1, 2011 - 20 answers

Book Mark

How would you feel if you received a book as a gift and found that it had a remainder mark? [more inside]
posted by jocelmeow on Nov 23, 2010 - 70 answers

Amazon book sales tracking...

Amazon book sales tracking: are there any sales rank trackers that break down amazon sales by geographic location, not just countries but specific regions, i.e. states, zip codes, etc.?
posted by Mrs. Buck Turgidson on May 6, 2010 - 1 answer

Coem on Kindle, light my fire.

How can I "test drive" a Kindle? [more inside]
posted by bamassippi on Jan 8, 2010 - 25 answers

Please help me sell books easily

How can I sell books without much effort? [more inside]
posted by k8t on Oct 5, 2009 - 23 answers

A drop in the river

How many books (titles, not editions or book pages) are available on Amazon? [more inside]
posted by Toekneesan on Mar 31, 2009 - 3 answers

How to read PDF files on Amazon Kindle?

How to read PDF files on Amazon Kindle? [more inside]
posted by omaralarifi on Jul 21, 2008 - 6 answers

How to package a book with a DVD to sell as one product?

How would you go about packaging an existing, published book (with an ISBN) with an existing movie on DVD (without a UPC) for sale as a single item on Amazon and elsewhere? [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on Jun 21, 2007 - 2 answers

1. ISBN 2. Web Service 3. ??? 4. Profit

I need to know which book-related web service/API is best (most complete archive, most up-to-date, most metadata) for looking up information about books given an ISBN-10 or ISBN-13. [more inside]
posted by basicchannel on Apr 17, 2007 - 10 answers

What's the best way to sell back (used) college textbooks?

What's the best way to sell back (used) college textbooks? [more inside]
posted by chefscotticus on Dec 19, 2005 - 12 answers

What is a "Remander Mark"?

What is a "Remander Mark"? I recently purchased a book on Amazon.ca and paid a ridiculously low price for a book with a Remander Mark. Now looking at the book the only thing I can see is someone made a line with a marker through the UPC code.
posted by smcniven on Aug 16, 2004 - 11 answers

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