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The preferred solution (and the one I use) is to create default css outside of the media query breakpoints, and then this css will apply to e-ink devices (which don't support media queries -- even the amzn-mobi one, to my knowledge) You should check the PDF of "Amazon Kindle Publishing Guidelines" on their website. Current version is 2015.4 I think your ...


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By itself I don't think book trailers accomplish very much; they have to be coordinated with other publicity/marketing methods. On the other hand, Amazon and Smashwords allow book trailers (with Amazon, you have to create an account on Author Central). So it gives potential readers a different kind of medium which can justify the purchase decision. I have ...


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Hi LaserYeti and welcome to the forum! I personally don't agree with the usage of video for advertising a book. I think it is more logical to use the same type of media to advertise your product: Movies advertise with trailers and book advertise with written text like samples. For example making a website that promotes your work is not a bad idea! Also, ...


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If you plan on advertising or promoting your book on Facebook and some other platforms, you will usually get a bigger reach with video than with an ad featuring a still photo, so that's one reason in favor.


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I admit I am not into videos at all (ok, I made a video interview for the first book I wrote, but it was more fun than other), but I believe that having a chapter freely available should be a better publicity for the book. Of course, your mileage may vary: if you are good and brilliant in producing videos, and you like it, probably it will help sales.


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I came up with something very close to what you have, see this thread: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=274927 The media query I have is: /* kindle 1/kindle 2/kindle DX, paperwhite portrait, paperwhite landscape, "other kindles" portrait, "other kindles" landscape, voyage portrait, voyage landscape */ @media amzn-mobi, amzn-kf8 and (...


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