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kencoon

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Is KDSPY worth the price?
Posted: Aug 29, 2017 6:09 PM
 
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I received an offer to purchase KDSPY. They claim it is reduced and have lots of testimonies on their advertisement.
They also say I can cancel if I am not satisfied.
So far I have sent them their $47 and was directed to a site that does not handle it but will sell me other products. After I found another address, I was thanked for my purchase and sent to a Profile site. The only places I can go from there is bacl to the profile as the other two tabs are Dashboard, which doesn't work and cancel the menu.
Is this site for real or are they only collecting money?
Ned Kelly

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Re: Is KDSPY worth the price?
Posted: Aug 29, 2017 6:17 PM   in response to: kencoon in response to: kencoon
 
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Don't waste time and money looking for dodgy shortcuts...you need to write what you're good at writing. If you're not experienced then take the time to learn. Too many would be authors rattle around looking how to be a big fish in a little pond. You need to discover your own ability...and that may take a little time, and several attempts.

Cheers

Ned
cdalebrittain

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Re: Is KDSPY worth the price?
Posted: Aug 29, 2017 6:20 PM   in response to: kencoon in response to: kencoon
 
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I never heard of it. What is it supposed to do? I'd see if I could cancel if I were you. You don't have to spend $47 to publish on KDP. You don't have to spend anything, (other than getting your book edited if you find a good editor and probably buying cover art).
Notjohn

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Re: Is KDSPY worth the price?
Posted: Aug 30, 2017 3:08 AM   in response to: kencoon in response to: kencoon
 
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I think your best bet is to challenge the charge when you get your credit card bill (or better yet, online right now) and check the option that you never received the product. If it's a scam, and it almost certainly is, the credit card company will probably have had complaints about it before.

I am very skeptical about all these services and softwares that purport to make writing and publishing easier. They aren't easy.

Good luck! -- NJ

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writerbn

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Re: Is KDSPY worth the price?
Posted: Aug 30, 2017 5:24 AM   in response to: kencoon in response to: kencoon
 
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kencoon wrote:
I received an offer to purchase KDSPY. They claim it is reduced and have lots of testimonies on their advertisement.
They also say I can cancel if I am not satisfied.
So far I have sent them their $47 and was directed to a site that does not handle it but will sell me other products. After I found another address, I was thanked for my purchase and sent to a Profile site. The only places I can go from there is bacl to the profile as the other two tabs are Dashboard, which doesn't work and cancel the menu.
Is this site for real or are they only collecting money?

None of those types of "software"--KindleSpy included--are worth paying anything for. Those rave reviews that you see are all posted by affiliates who make a buck or two every time they solicit someone to purchase the software. If you're really interested in keyword research, learn how to use the advanced search function and study bestseller ranks.

In the end, only Ama*zon knows how its search algorithms work, and no third-party company is ever going to be able to reveal the magical secrets of selling millions of books through SEO.
kencoon

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Re: Is KDSPY worth the price?
Posted: Sep 5, 2017 4:59 PM   in response to: kencoon in response to: kencoon
 
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Thanks Everyone.
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