As a small press author, I can't always get my publisher to price down my book for promotions, yet most promo sites are all about $0.99 and free e-books. I've been experimenting with the few sites which allow books above $2.99, and here's what I've found: Book Reader Magazine - absolutely useless. Not a single sale … Continue reading Full Price Promos
My royalties for the last quarter of 2017 are in, and those of you who have been here since October know what that means! We finally get to decide once and for all if Bookbub is worth it! In October 2017, I ran a 3-week $0.99 Featured Deal with an ad on the 15th of … Continue reading Worth it: Bookbub
As of December, I've opened this blog to reviews. My goal is to read at least two books a week and post on Mondays and Thursdays; however, there will be weeks I post actual blog content (about writing, marketing, sales, etc.) and only one review. If you are interested in me reviewing your book, click … Continue reading Kindle Free Month?
On October 15th, I ran a fantasy ad via BookBub ($594) for my debut novel, High Summons. At the time, my young adult urban fantasy series (WARLOCK OF ROCHESTER) had two available books, and I'd just provided the third to my publisher. Book Stats when accepted for ad: Reviews: 10 Average Amazon Stars: 4.1/5 Copies Sold Daily: … Continue reading BookBub
Marketing is difficult. My publisher has a list of promo pages and paid for promotional companies that we can refer to; however, there's not a step-by-step list on how to market. It isn't their fault. Even large publishing companies don't necessarily do that. In fact, that's why I even have an internship! Because the literary … Continue reading Internship Post: Facebook