iPad Launches with 300,000 Sales on Day One

Apple today announced that it sold over 300,000 iPads in the USA as of midnight Saturday, April 3rd. These sales included deliveries of pre-ordered iPads to customers, deliveries to channel partners and sales at Apple Retail Stores. Apple also announced that iPad users downloaded over one million apps from Apple’s App Store and over 250,000 ebooks from […]

Did Lulu Get a Shed-Load of iPads with Apple Deal?!

Looks like Lulu got a shed-load of free iPads after this week’s agreement with Apple. Their latest ‘fantastic’ offer to celebrate ‘the momentous occasion’ is a free iPad with three promotional publishing packages. I’m not sure if the ‘momentous occasion’ is their deal with Apple, though, I suspect they mean the release of the iPad itself. […]

Shss! It’s Softly, Softly For Lulu in The eBook Wars

This week seems to be the week that anyone remotely connected with selling ebooks is announcing a hook-up deal with Apple or Amazon. We have already seen announcements from Author Solutions’ deal with their brands, AuthorHouse, Xlibris, iUniverse and Trafford for inclusion on Amazon’s Kindle, and yesterday, news came of the popular Smashwords announcing a distribution […]