Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Undoubtedly, Amazon is the number one retailer of books, but what about other retailers who have billions of dollars in annual sales? How will your selling for you to Barnes & Noble and iStore? Does your sales on Amazon so great you do not care about other online retailers? Understanding what Amazon has done above and beyond other retailers to capture the overwhelming percentage of the sale of books is important.

     eBlast - Player and author showed me that Amazon is the best game in town when it comes to buying and selling books. As an author, they give effective free advertising, with my books for people who may actually want to buy.

When you promote your title, make sure to ask readers to "Like" their products and author pages. It is more important than comments because algorithm Amazon uses to send e-mail blast book readers who might be interested in the use of "Likes" and most readers,that factor few comments at all if they are going to buy a book.

KDP Select - This program gives Amazon exclusive rights to sell your ebook for three months. In exchange for exclusivity, Amazon adds its title and its first library when members verify that your title, you pay a certain amount which is determined quarterly. This program has advantages and disadvantages.

     If you do the KDP Select program, Suggest you do not use it for your new title. Instead, release your title on all platforms available to you and give all players the opportunity to buy your book, then, because it sells slow to KDP Select.

Do not pretend you keep permanently in their titles KDP Select. Why would you keep all your eggs in the basket Amazon? It is not good business.

     KindleBoards - Amazon has done a great job of creating a community of users Kindle readers and authors. With the ease of buying and selling on Amazon, Why many authors do not sell their titles on other platforms, Do not agree with them. Publishing is a business. You must plan for the long-term success and growth of your business.

Examine the motivation behind KDP Select program Amazon. Amazon works to dry up the market for other retailers eBook self-publishing as Amazon will be the only game in town. Amazon is a business and therefore do what is best for your interest. Amazon has begun testing will enable publishers to receive a royalty of 70% if they have their titles in KDP Select program in some markets in the world. mean that you should not use the KDP Select program or Amazon to distribute your books? Build your audience on other platforms.

Of course, Amazon sells more, but from what have seen time and again the authors promote their Amazon product page, instead of maintaining a website (no Facebook wall) and with all your links to buy several suppliers their titles so readers can easily select your printing preferences or eReader to buy. Newsflash, promos should be about your book, not Amazon. The authors give more freeform Amazon ad that Amazon is to give them sending occasional eBlast.

Download your book as many retailers "legitimate" and possible. You are in business and should have a professional website that showcases your work. Facebook, like Amazon is by far the fastest way to reach a wide audience. Facebook has created communities of authors and readers and gave the authors a way to build his own supporters! Great stuff, right? so back to his thousands of followers on Facebook. Quality to be people who actually be interested in buying its bonds. Facebook changed its policy of stations fan pages show that 10% of the walls of his disciples. Facebook begins to warn the authors and delete accounts of those who fill their walls with promotions. That's what fan pages are for.

Never, never, never all your eggs in one basket.