Kindle Fire Fuels Amazon’s Digital Sales


Amazon missed sales expectations for the fourth quarter, but all signs point to the Kindle Fire being an overwhelming success. Downloads on Amazon’s Appstore exceeded every other quarter combined and Instant Video rentals doubled. While Amazon breaks even selling the Kindle Fire, its digital content is starting to make up for it. Read the full article at

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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