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Shadonna Richards shares her story.

“Wow! Thank you so much for the beautiful review and the opportunity to be an Ebook of the Day sponsor. My sales rank so far today has climbed to #792 (from 109,000) overall and to the  #1 spot in the alternative medicine/Meditation list. I look forward to many more sponsorships in the future. You guys […]

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Big Three Decide To Share Numbers

You likely saw this piece in the New York Times about the big three publishers all “deciding” to share their data on books sold with their authors.  There had not been an easy or accurate way for authors to do this until very recently, thanks to Amazon providing it last year via BookScan.  Seems like […]

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We Know You Love Words, But Can We Share Some Numbers With You?

Have you noticed that link on the right sidebar of our blog,  that says, CHECK OUT OUR SPONSORSHIP RESULTS! Give it a click and you’ll see a spreadsheet showing the author-by-author and title-by-title results that Kindle Nation sponsors have enjoyed.   For instance, see the title, “The Last Letter” by Kathleen Shoop and go across. […]

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How many copies have you sold?

An interesting piece appeared in paidContent.org recently about how hard it’s always been to get real numbers of books sold from conventional publishers, but that is changing.  In her article, How Many Copies is My Book Selling?  Now Authors Have More Answers, Laura Hazard Owen writes: It is surprisingly hard for an author to know how […]

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How's it feel to be #4 on the list?

How’s it feel to be #4 on the list?

Darcie Chan, THE MILL RIVER RECLUSE Jumped from #247 to #41 overall in the Kindle Store with her first sponsorship in July 2011, and from #6 to #4 with her second sponsorship in September. Both sponsorships brought her into the top 20 on the Kindle Movers & Shakers list. Has it been fun? “Fun, yes…also […]

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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: How to Sell More Books on Amazon by Increasing Your Book’s Visibility

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, Savvy Book Marketer Dana Lynn Smith shares tips for raising your book’s visibility on Amazon. A good way to sell more books on Amazon is to increase your book’s visibility in the Amazon.com search results. Amazon customers typically search for books by author, title, or keyword. Like search engines, Amazon uses […]

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