The Amazon Buy Button. It isn’t something we really think about, whether as a customer or as a seller (author / publisher). On May 9, 2017, Amazon rolled out a new policy regarding the way in which it promotes listings in the Amazon Buy Button on a book’s homepage. This can severely hurt publishers and […]
Just recently, BookBaby changed their ebook conversion and ebook distribution policy. Since it began in 2011, BookBaby has offered numerous plans for authors, which included no charge for distribution. Like most distribution companies, BookBaby received it’s commission on sales made. Well, these free-distribution plans are gone and authors now pay a flat fee ($299) for […]
Received this exciting news: Hello, We’re excited to announce that you can now make your new books available for pre-order in Kindle Stores worldwide. With a few quick and easy steps you can create a pre-order page up to 90 days in advance of your book’s release date–your pre-order product page will be created within […]
Kindle Countdown Deals allows publishers (authors) to run limited-time promotions which earn more royalties, boost “paid” rankings and garners more readers.
An elusive and little understood feature. I could find no answers on how to implement Kindle XRAY from an Authors perspective. And this is probably why…
Kindle Countdown Deals is a new KDP Select benefit that allows authors to run limited-time discount promotions on their books, which can help earn more royalties and reach more readers. Customers can see the regular price and the promotional price on the book’s detail page, as well as a countdown clock telling them how much […]
When you are angry with someone, you probably stop talking to them, right? But what if you worked for the same company and didn’t share or communicate information? Thus is the relationship between KDP and Author Central (and Create Space as well). Here’s a good (and nicer Post) on the same issue: http://www.betterbooktools.com/amazon-removes-html-author-central/ If this […]