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Amazon.com: Get Big Fast | Robert Spector
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In Amazon.com Jeff Bezos built something the world had never seen. He created the most recognized brand name on the Internet, became for a time one of the richest men in the world, and was crowned "the king of cyber-commerce." Yet for all the media exposure, the inside story of Amazon.com has never really been told. In this revealing, unauthorized account, Robert Spector, journalist and best-selling author, gives us this up-to-date, fast-paced, behind-the-scenes story of the company's creation and rise, its tumultuous present, and its uncertain future.
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Bklover
Amazon.com: Get Big Fast | Robert Spector
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This month Amazon Prime members get two picks. 😊😊These are mine. What did you pick??
#FirstReads
#AmazonFirstReads

rretzler I picked the same two. I have a fascination with WWII, so I couldn‘t pass them up. 5mo
Bklover @rretzler They both sound good! 5mo
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GerardtheBookworm
Amazon.com: Get Big Fast | Robert Spector
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When an author believes in their own hype...

Customer: Where's my book? I'm a bestselling author on Amazon!

Me: Again, who the f*@k are you?

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Lylah
Amazon.com: Get Big Fast | Robert Spector
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https://www.google.com/amp/observer.com/2018/07/amazon-prime-day-boycott-europea... — for anybody who doesn‘t know about this, Amazon workers are going on strike this week. Buying from amazon during that time is the equivalent of crossing their picket line. A reminder that Goodreads is also owned by Amazon and I personally won‘t be logging into it for the next week or so.

LauraBrook I hadn‘t heard about this, thank you for posting! 1y
tournevis It might be worth it to not buy from Amazon and its sister companies until after Prime Day on the 16th. That's what I'll be doing. 1y
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MinDea
Amazon.com: Get Big Fast | Robert Spector
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Has anyone listened/read these? They sound interesting!
#TBR #KindleUnlimited

Daisey I have not yet, but @BrainyHeroine has recommended them. 1y
BrainyHeroine OMG I LOVE THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They're great! 1y
BrainyHeroine And @Daisey put it mildly, recently I couldn't shut up about them. 1y
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Bostonmomx2
Amazon.com: Get Big Fast | Robert Spector
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So this news came today. I‘m pretty sure I‘m not going to keep using Prime with this increase. All you have to do is save enough items in your cart to equal $35 and shipping is free anyway. Or is it $25? I forget. Anyone else a little bothered by this?

Redwritinghood Yes. They raised it from $79 to $99 not that long ago. 2y
Andrew65 @Redwritinghood That‘s two big increases! 2y
EvieBee I‘m done. Prime shipping for me almost never gets here in 2 days anyway. I‘ll just be more mindful about ordering in bulk. I do really enjoy Prime Video. Hmm. 2y
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Bianca Ugh this is annoying. 2y
Bostonmomx2 @EvieBee never once have I found anything I was interested in streaming, there was always a charge so really it was just shipping for me. 2y
MelissaSue81 I‘m gonna see how much longer I can milk prime student for. 2y
Bostonmomx2 @MelissaSue81 there ya go!! 2y
MelissaSue81 Just checked. I‘m set to renew for Prime Student (which went up to $59 from $50) June 30th. 🎉 2y
Debiw781 I‘ll keep mine. I have no patience to wait on ordering in bulk 2y
Redwritinghood @Andrew65 Yep! I‘m not due to renew until November, but I‘m not sure it‘s worth it at this price. 2y
Bostonmomx2 @Debiw781 I‘ll just use your account then 😂😂 2y
Debiw781 @Bostonmomx2 you‘d be amazed what I order for others 😂 (edited) 2y
RebelReader I got the same thing. I‘m good until 2019 so I‘ll see how I feel then! 2y
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Kitta
Amazon.com: Get Big Fast | Robert Spector
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You guys, look what I spotted in NYC today - An IRL amazon bookstore! What do you think of Amazon opening retail stores? Pro/Con? I feel weird about it, but not sure how to articulate it. 🤔

collegecatlady I don‘t know anything about the Amazon stores. Do they price match the website? 🤔 2y
aeeklund To me, shopping in the store feels like browsing a webpage. Not what I go to a bookstore for. 2y
Kitta @collegecatlady I‘m guessing so, I didn‘t have time to go in this time but I‘ll check it out soon. I don‘t know if they could afford to do that! 2y
Kitta @aeeklund True, it lacks the local bookstore feel. At least if they have physical stores they‘ll have to pay tax? 2y
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