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marshallonrace

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promoting sales of an e-book
Posted: May 20, 2011 9:17 AM
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What suggestions can you offer for attracting purchasers to a particular e-book, given that there are so many of them on Amazon.com?
My book is called [b]What ARE We Talking About When We Talk About "Race"?[/b] It is about racism and the essential steps needed to diminish it.
pisces444

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Re: promoting sales of an e-book
Posted: Jun 19, 2011 3:55 PM   in response to: marshallonrace in response to: marshallonrace
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Hello,

I read a great blog on ebooks sales and how to increase them. The author also lists the sales he's made. I've pasted the link below.


http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/2009/06/amazon-kindle-numbers.html

ewingham

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Re: promoting sales of an e-book
Posted: Jun 20, 2011 3:02 PM   in response to: pisces444 in response to: pisces444
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I agree..... I'm a first time publisher and have no hits on m y story .. even though it has been less than a week, I'm concerned about advertising/merchandising...
Any ideas would be helpful..
Ed
badken

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Re: promoting sales of an e-book
Posted: Jun 23, 2011 11:44 PM   in response to: ewingham in response to: ewingham
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Check out KDP forumer and best selling fantasy author mrmathias' book "The First Ten Steps" http://amzn.to/l15Ldt
lilialbe

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Re: promoting sales of an e-book
Posted: Jun 29, 2011 8:15 AM   in response to: marshallonrace in response to: marshallonrace
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I have questions about this too. My book has been available for a day. I need to promote it but I'm not sure where to start. I'll be happy to post a review of your work. Would you want to rate mine? Thanks!

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ewingham

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Re: promoting sales of an e-book
Posted: Jun 29, 2011 8:34 AM   in response to: marshallonrace in response to: marshallonrace
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Yes.... to L.I. Albemont....
I agree ... let's review each other's works.

Tell me if that is okay and when you would like to start.

Thanks
Ed Wingham
ewingham@woh.rr.com
soul-trader

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Posted: Jul 1, 2011 4:20 AM   in response to: marshallonrace in response to: marshallonrace
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It would help if Kindle had gift-vouchers for particular titles so that aunties and uncles could send a voucher with a cover image to nephews and neices to buy my books and perhaps yours (or even everyone's) too!!!
soul-trader

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Posted: Jul 1, 2011 4:21 AM   in response to: marshallonrace in response to: marshallonrace
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It would help if Kindle had gift-vouchers for particular titles so that aunties and uncles could send a voucher with a cover image to nephews and neices to buy my books and perhaps yours (or even everyone's) too!!!
nth_carson

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Posted: Feb 29, 2012 4:20 PM   in response to: pisces444 in response to: pisces444
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Thanks you for this link, tremendously helpful
leighwyryha_454

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Posted: Feb 29, 2012 6:06 PM   in response to: nth_carson in response to: nth_carson
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I've been promoting my ebooks on linkedin, facebook, and mostly blogs about the same subject. I notice when I post useful comments on blogs my sales do go up slightly so it must be working! good luck :)
holmes42001

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Re: promoting sales of an e-book
Posted: Mar 1, 2012 7:58 PM   in response to: marshallonrace in response to: marshallonrace
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Facebook gave me a big bump when I started using it. I friended so many strangers that FB has warned me twice. LOL.
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