Amazon: “We are facing some technical issues from our end which prevents publishing blogs”
Some of my readers reported to me that two of my blogs had not been delivered to their Kindles in some time.
That’s happened to me before, and it’s quite frustrating, as you can imagine.
I’ve been publishing my blogs the same way for years now, starting with this one in August of 2009. When it fails to deliver to my paid subscribers, I can honestly say it isn’t because of something I’ve done.
When I get alerted to it happening, I let Amazon know…and usually, it’s a pretty good fix.
I do subscribe to my own blogs, but I feel a bit bad in this case that I hadn’t checked the delivery for months on my Kindle EBRs (E-Book Readers). If I had, I would have noticed.
At any rate, it appears to be something different this time, more widespread than the past.
I have been informed by my readers, and have confirmed on my own device, that two of my Kindle store blogs have not been delivering to paid subscribers, despite posts being published. My publishing method has not changed, and my third blog is publishing properly.
The two blogs in question, along with their last delivered post date are:
221B Blog Street (ASIN: B0031ERD9S) (last delivered date: November 2, 2016) (posts have been published typically every day during that period)
The Measured Circle (ASIN: B0038JEN4Y) (last delivered date: September 21, 2016) (approximately 15 posts have been published since then).
I have appreciated when this has happened in the past and Amazon has been able to investigate and resolve the situation.
Thank you for your attention to this matter.
This was Amazon’s response:
Sorry to hear about this.
We are facing some technical issues from our end which prevents publishing blogs. Our technical team is working on it with high priority and we will keep you posted once the blog is published.
I appreciate your patience.
I edited it very slightly to fix a typo. 🙂
This seems to suggest that it is all blogs…but I think ILMK has been delivering (although there was a period not too long ago when it didn’t).
I wanted to share this with you, although it may seem like one of my favorite Ashleigh Brilliant lines: “Inform all troops! Communications have completely broken down” (I’m not sure about the punctuation). 😉
People who pay to subscribe do sometimes read the blog other ways, so they’ll see this. If this blog is delivering, they may see it as well.
I’ll keep you informed…
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