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Niche Biz: Free Textbooks

MIT Technology Review: Ask Ariel Diaz why he’s taking on the college textbook industry and he’ll tell you, “Quaternions.” Quaternions are a number system used for calculating three-dimensional motion, popular in computer graphics. And Diaz needed a crash course to help him with a consulting gig after his online video platform startup, Youcastr, had failed. […]

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Millions from eBooks!

Amanda Hocking sold 450,000 e-books in January directly to her readers, for under $3 each. The 26-year old writer has never been traditionally published and according to one anonymous publisher it is unlikely that any traditional publisher could offer her a better deal than the Kindle store. Hocking only began self publishing in March 2010

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App Savvy: Turning Ideas into iPad and iPhone Apps Customers Really Want

How can you make your iPad or iPhone app stand out in the highly competitive App Store? While most books simply explore the technical aspects of iPad and iPhone app design and development, App Savvy also focuses on the business, product, and marketing elements critical to pursuing, completing, and selling your app–the ingredients for turning

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Making Money from the “Biblical End Times”

Business Week: Todd Strandberg, the proprietor of — the most popular Rapture-preparedness website in the world—is part of a new generation of entrepreneurs trying to take advantage of Camping’s absence. Unlike Camping, the new apocalypse establishment is offering an unprecedented array of doomsday-themed literature, podcasts, survival kits, and other goods and services for navigating

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