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How can authors make best use of KDP Select free book promotions to turn their books into <em><strong>paid bestsellers</strong></em>? Here's a three-step approach.

How can authors make best use of KDP Select free book promotions to turn their books into paid bestsellers? Here’s a three-step approach.

Ever since Amazon finally made free book promotions directly available to indie authors (albeit with a catch*) late last year, it has been interesting to see authors and small presses seek out creative ways to get the most out of these freebie promotions in terms of subsequent paid sales. Any book that has not been […]

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Kindle Lending Library Borrowing of KDP Select Titles Grows 48% to 437,000 in January, and Amazon Pays Out $1.60 per Borrowed Unit to Authors and Publishers

Amazon’s Kindle Lending Library program for Amazon Prime members continued to grow robustly in January, with the number of KDP Select ebooks borrowed under the program growing to about 437,000, from 295,000 in December. Based on January royalty reports posted today for KDP Select participants, Amazon will pay out just over $1.60 to KDP Select […]

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