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dhern1234

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 11:47 AM   in response to: martitalbott in response to: martitalbott
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Sales---- ZERO
Borrows--- ZERO

Even with my two new books up nothing. Oh Well that is life.
Congrats to all who are getting sales and borrows. Maybe I will next Christmas :)

Sales update It is now 9 :17 pm I have 40 sales now and still no borrows.

Edited by: dhern1234 on Dec 25, 2012 8:17 PM

hchammond

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:05 PM   in response to: martitalbott in response to: martitalbott
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Normally, I make about 5 sales a day. Today, I'm up to 9 sales, 5 of which are on my $3.99 book. So, I'm just about doubled on sales so far for Christmas.
Kara Haskins

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:23 PM   in response to: martitalbott in response to: martitalbott
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I'm where I normally am on my one piece out there- 2 sales so far today. Usually I have them overnight, but I had 0 overnight, those 2 during the day so far today .My sales seem to usually happen at night, so we'll see what Christmas night brings for me. Sounds like many on here are doing well today-congrats!
rollinhnd

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 12:52 PM   in response to: martitalbott in response to: martitalbott
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My stuff is a bit X rated and kinky. Think 50 Shadesville. So, I don't expect much on Xmas day. Just not appropriate. I have had a few sales though, which surprises me. The weekend was strong and I'm looking forward to the rest of the week and New Year's when people's thoughts turn to things other than Christmas :)
paperweight5

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 3:54 PM   in response to: martitalbott in response to: martitalbott
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US Sales are decent, but UK sales not so, but seems to me the reports may be a bit slow. One of my books has shot up the ratings on the UK site, but the report doesn't show sales to support that, so I have my fingers crossed that I am going to log on tomorrow to see a nice surprise in my sales report (I can but hope!!)
hchammond

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 4:06 PM   in response to: hchammond in response to: hchammond
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15 sales so far, up to 6 sales on the $3.99 book.

:)
Kara Haskins

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Posted: Dec 25, 2012 4:12 PM   in response to: martitalbott in response to: martitalbott
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Things have picked up here the last hour or two. Have 5 sales and a borrow for today so far, 7.15 on the east coast here. Better then both days so far this week and hit last week's average. Hoping the rest of the night will continue on this trend!
blackoaktomes

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 4:22 PM   in response to: Kara Haskins in response to: Kara Haskins
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I've just run some numbers and have made more revenue in the last 12 hours than I did the entire of November... (due to low sales in November, not huge sales in the last 12 hours)

Borrows are as of midnight GMT 25 Dec running at over twice as much as sales. I hope that a decent amount still results for borrows in December what with this increase...in the last 12 hours I've been getting a sales-to-borrow ratio of 1:4
martitalbott

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 5:43 PM   in response to: blackoaktomes in response to: blackoaktomes
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41 US sales, still 2 UK sales which is about the same as yesterday. I am pretty sure the reports are behind since I'm way up in the author rankings.
neckronn99

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Posted: Dec 25, 2012 6:30 PM   in response to: martitalbott in response to: martitalbott
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I have made no sales at all. My books must be so deeply buried in the rankings that nobody can find them.

That's pretty much the Christmas I'm having, in general.
keion alexis

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 8:07 PM   in response to: martitalbott in response to: martitalbott
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Kara Haskins

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 8:12 PM   in response to: martitalbott in response to: martitalbott
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Well, my final #s for the day- 5 sales, 1 return (bah humbug!), 3 borrows. So I count that as 7 sales, which is only slightly above an average day for me with more borrows than usual. Not the big ka-bang I was hoping for, but I'll take it gladly and we'll see what tomorrow brings! Hope everyone's #s are climbing tonight into tomorrow and beyond- Happy Holidays!

On a side note, I've spent a few nano-seconds almost hyperventilating today when I see people posting double digit sales over a few hours. Then I look and see they have more than just a handful of titles out and realize there's no way I should feel badly I don't have those kinds of sales yet-with one new book out, I'm not in that league! It does give me something to aspire to-so those who have shared their sales today who have sold more than me (and that's a lot you!) thank you for the inspiration. Those who sold less- tomorrow is another day! Every sale counts, be greatful for each and everyone, take nothing for granted!
martitalbott

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 8:19 PM   in response to: Kara Haskins in response to: Kara Haskins
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You wrote
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On a side note, I've spent a few nano-seconds almost hyperventilating today when I see people posting double digit sales over a few hours. Then I look and see they have more than just a handful of titles out and realize there's no way I should feel badly

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Exactly. I have 21 titles after three years. Everyone here started where you are now.
Kara Haskins

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 8:21 PM   in response to: martitalbott in response to: martitalbott
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Thanks M-you and those like you on here help inspire the itty bitty fish like me, just starting out, rejoicing over every.single.sale.
hchammond

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Re: Christmas day sales
Posted: Dec 25, 2012 10:23 PM   in response to: hchammond in response to: hchammond
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End of the day total is 20 sales. Eight of which were for the $3.99 book. Two more sales would have made it an even ten. Oh well, still about four times better than my daily average.
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