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Sell More eBookS - How to increase sales and Amazon rankings using Kindle Direct Publishing [Kindle Edition]

Lucinda Sue Crosby , Laura Dobbins
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

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Book Description

$ell more Ebook$ - how to increase sales and Amazon rankings using Kindle Direct Publishing - Updated Version




I Believe Every Author can learn how to navigate through Amazon and the KDP-Select platform to make their book a top seller.
If you want to learn some basic tips to get you started with your writing and publishing career this digital publishing book is for you. It is a nuts and bolts resource guide for new authors seeking better ebook marketing ideas and methods to navigate the Kindle Free Promo Days.



Learn How to make Your Book a Kindle Bestseller:



Ebook marketing ideas for Kindle:



Digital publishing has opened doors for self-published writers that were not available even three years ago. Take advantage of this opportunity.


This marketing book outlines:


*How to market your ebooks online


* How to navigate and plan/implement proven selling strategies for the best results


* How to reduce marketing costs and product overhead costs


We'll also cover:


*KDP promotions that can improve your rankings - we'll show you how


* KDP's revenue opportunities - you'll learn how to take advantage


* The art of Free Promotions and how to keep the "Book Buzz" going



Be Part of the Ebook Publishing Revolution




First time authors, especially self-published writers are often overwhelmed with online marketing and even after reading all the ebook marketing guides, latest book selling ideas or better promotion books, it can be confusing.
In our book, Sell more Ebooks - how to increase sales and Amazon ranking using Kindle Direct Publishing we have tried to outline some simple steps to get you started with your new published work. We offer an easy step-by-step path toward finding potential book buyers by using the KDP free day promotions. In addition, we offer some simple book marketing strategies to get work noticed by using good book titles, descriptions and pricing methods.



What others are saying about Sell more Ebooks


"This book will save you time and money while providing an
excellent blueprint of steps to take for publishing your book. The
amount of website resources listed will save you hours of time. I found
resources and ideas to investigate even as a non-author."

- Anthony Wessel, retail industry book veteran of the 90's with Borders/Waldenbooks and re-entered the eBook industry in 2010 and is also a top 500 Amazon reviewer


Don't miss out on learning Author Marketing Strategies for Selling your Books


Learn from our mistakes and from our experience. We want you to succeed. As authors, we know how difficult it can be to get your book noticed, especially when you are competing with so many other book titles and big-names. But if you use some key marketing strategies, you can place high in sub-categories to increase visibility and ultimately book sales.



Here's to your success.


About The Author:


I am a journalist, so as a former newspaper editor, reporter and page
designer I thought book publishing would be easy. I was correct,
publishing is easy. Selling or finding people to read your book is the
real challenge.


Then I discovered Amazon's Kindle Publishing platform and my book sales
started to increase. But I also had to learn how to market my books and
increase Amazon sales by using free book promotions.
Once I learned to do that my book publicity efforts got a boost and so did my sales.

I wanted to pass that on to other authors and that's how I


Editorial Reviews

Review

  • " Still, there is a lot I don't know, especially about using KDP, and this book was very helpful. " Laurel | 5 reviewers made a similar statement

  • I'd recommend getting the paperback copy rather than the eBook and plan on highlighting it to pieces. Amanda Stephan | 3 reviewers made a similar statement

  • I would recommend this book to any author looking to increase sales and get the word out about their books. Shaneil N. Harada | 3 reviewers made a similar statement

About the Author

Laura Dobbins is a former award-winning journalist, editor and page designer. She also has worked as a book editor and promoter. These days she loves to read and go fishing. Lucinda Sue Crosby is a Nashville songwriter, commissioned poet, award-winning journalist, award-winning author and a Kindle bestseller.

Product Details

  • File Size: 273 KB
  • Print Length: 68 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008SB3PGE
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #485,216 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I'm not an author, but I AM an enthusiastic reader of self-published books. Some of my favorites are well-written, unusual books which would not be profitable enough for a publisher. So I'm a HUGH fan of self-publishing and I love to see good SPA's sell lots of books and go on to write more. Writing the book is the easy part. After that comes marketing it and you're going to need some technical knowledge and the stamina of an army mule.

I know less than nothing about social media and will not even attempt to critique this author's suggestions in that area. However, as a reader, I can assure you that she's absolutely correct when she urges you to pay close attention to title, cover art, editing, and category placement. I have seen SO many excellent books die on the vine for lack of an eye-catching title and appealing cover picture. Forget the old adage "You can't judge a book by its cover" because that's EXACTLY how potential buyers will be judging YOUR book. You're competing with thousands of other books and authors. You MUST make yours stand out. And your book must be in the appropriate category in order to find readers. I don't know why this is such a problem, but I'm constantly finding books stuck in categories where they don't belong and left out of categories where they would find readers. Give this matter top priority.

It goes without saying (or should) that your book description is of utmost importance. DON'T (I'm begging you) say things like "It will change your life!" or "This is the best book ever written on this subject." Don't describe your book in such mysterious terms that no one knows what you're talking about. The potential reader wants a brief, well-written summary of WHAT THE BOOK IS ABOUT. I read 250-300 books per year, all on Kindle.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars An intro (fair enough)! June 6, 2014
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No! This book does not offer you a get-rich-quick scheme. It gives you the kind of information that you probably already know if you have been trying real hard to make it to the bestsellers list for the last 6 months or so. I mean, I kind of felt that even I could write it. But anyway, I didn't and someone else put in the effort. It's actually good to write a "how to sell more ebooks" kind of book. There are thousands of indie authors out there who might get attracted due to the title. Someone can actually make a fortune out of this kind of a title. But believe me, if you are honestly trying and trying hard and giving it all you got, no one knows better than you about how to sell more of your books. There's google, and with one search you'll get links to lots of resources. If you are really an author, you have a brain that's probably better than the average You can sort out the data for yourself and make use of it. I don't do promotion for others, otherwise I could even include some names here. I can easily recall like 25 names right now. You just have to do the research. If you don't want to do that, then yes, you may like to get this book. If you have already done the research, this book is not worthy of your time or money at all. It's just an introduction of how this e-book world actually works. I downloaded it during the free promo days. That's why I'm calling it fair enough. If I had to shell out money to read all these I already know, I would have been really disappointed. Only if you don't want to put in the effort or spend a couple of months to get the idea by yourself, you may like to buy this book. Otherwise, it's not recommended at all.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ✔ SURPRISING! June 6, 2014
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I really learned a lot in reading this little book. The authors really know what they are talking about. That is incredibly obvious.

▲ The authors are very generous in showing the prospective author a lot of different ways to marked their book. Many of these were completely new to me. Lots of links to lots of good marketing resources. For example, I count links for Kindle Book Promotion websites. The authors obviously spent a LOT of time getting this information for us. Then giving it to us for FREE!

▲ Wait--it just occurred to me that the reason I am reading this book is due to the authors' suggestion to use FREE PROMOTIONS!

▲ Excellent discussion on how to use KDP--Kindle Direct Publishing. Even some of the more arcane details, like "keywords" to choose. They provide an historical discussion on how they used keywords in a very tricky way to get their book near the top. Good discussion on how to use Kindle "Select" to boost your sales.

✔ All in all, a really excellent book. MUCH better than I had anticipated. FREE? You must be kidding me! It goes to show you that the FREE promotion really works!

♫ A Review by Chris Lawson
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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Length: 68 pages.

I must confess, I so wanted to write a harsh review for this book. But, as I started reading it, I realized it was the real deal. Good, old-fashioned advice with no boasts as to how they were going to make you rich.

What I most enjoyed, though, was the link to a blog wherein one featured author found great success using KDP due to her desperation in getting a book published DESPITE having previously authored five published title. Jessica Park was the writer's name.

I also appreciated the links to various sites where writers can post promotions for their books.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Helpful Guide
This eBook is a guide to tell authors how to use Amazon Kindle Prime to sell more books. It contains information about the Amazon Prime program and offers many sussestions to help... Read more
Published 11 days ago by Ed Benjamin
4.0 out of 5 stars Well worth the time
As a new Kindle self published author I found the book informative with many useful links assisting authors promote their books. A nice easy read.
Published 18 days ago by Chandralal
4.0 out of 5 stars Lots of Links
This little volume is chock full of links, along with a good bit of encouragement. Those who researched how to successfully market self published work will find familiar sites. Read more
Published 1 month ago by P. Motes
4.0 out of 5 stars good information. clear
I liked the content and the clarity of the material. I only deducted one star due to editing errors which are less tolerable in a book instructing perfect and clean content.
Published 4 months ago by Tara McGuire
5.0 out of 5 stars lots if information
great info, I enjoyed all the numerous suggestions and references.
I plan on going through the book one section at a time.
Published 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars If you are a self-published author, get this book!
As a Kindle author, who had done very little marketing for his books, I found this book to be a wonderful read. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Sumit Dhar
4.0 out of 5 stars Very helpful
This book takes a lot of the mystery out of selling more book on Amazon. I found the information very helpful. Highly recommend it.
Published 11 months ago by M L Fitz
4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting and Insightful
I am not a writer but since I retired last year I have tried to be more active in reaching out to some of my favorite Indy authors. Read more
Published 11 months ago by Rhonda L Jones
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Info
Some of it may be dated since Amazon's latest algorithm and affiliate policy changes. I am speaking specifically about the free book promotions.
Published 11 months ago by Steven Atwood
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