If you have a book in Kindle format on Amazon, you soon will be able to embed a sample chapter on any web site. Reader can browse and instantly purchase.
Those who don’t buy the Kindle edition or want a hard copy will still be able to use the Kindle For the Web version to sample.
We wanted to put up a sample of my “Twitter Revolution: How Social Media and Mobile Marketing is Changing the Way We Do Business & Market Online” but found that the controls weren’t getting us to the web version. (though we did put a new reader on a PC and get the sample.. but that’s another post
Kindle for the Web Beta is designed to be embedded on our Associates’ websites and blogs. Embedding this new feature will allow you to display samples of best-selling Kindle title to your readers in an attractive and inviting fashion. Your readers will be able to initiate their Kindle book purchase easily from this feature.
We’d like to invite you to learn more on Kindle for the Web Beta by visiting our information page at http://www.amazon.com/kindlefortheweb. Recommending books has never been so easy, interactive, and attractive.
Share a book sample
- Book samples can be made visible on any website that supports embedded content. If you can add script tags to your site or blog, you can post a sample.
- First, click the "Embed" button, visible on the right side of the screen when viewing any book sample. You will then see the code to embed. Click on "Customize" if you would like to change the width and height of the window or add your associate tag.
- After making any customization changes, simply copy the embed code and paste it into the source code of your website or blog.
- You may also share book samples via email, Facebook, or Twitter by clicking the "Share" button on the right side of the sample screen.