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Darin

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Sales Rank Rising, However...
Posted: Sep 10, 2014 8:54 AM
 
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My sales rank is rising, but no changes (sales) are being posted on my reports page. I know, with KU, that sales wont be posted until a customer reads 10%, etc., but do sales rank numbers change regardless of if they've read 10% or not?
extradimensions

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Posted: Sep 10, 2014 2:15 PM   in response to: Darin in response to: Darin
 
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Yes.
thrasherll

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Re: Sales Rank Rising, However...
Posted: Sep 10, 2014 2:57 PM   in response to: Darin in response to: Darin
 
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As I understand it, your book's rank can change if books below yours or above yours in rank start selling a lot more or start selling a lot less. (The mechanics of how ranks change is more than my mathematically-challenged brain can handle but I've heard other people say that.)

L. L. Thrasher

Edited by: thrasherll on Sep 10, 2014 7:45 PM
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Re: Sales Rank Rising, However...
Posted: Sep 10, 2014 7:26 PM   in response to: thrasherll in response to: thrasherll
 
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This is true, too. In fact, that's why ranks are constantly changing. It also explains why occasionally a rank can drop significantly without any sales. The KU downloads are a significant hidden variable because they affect rank immediately, but you may not know about them ever (those never read to 10%) and the others you may not know about for several days (or weeks).
openhearted

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Re: Sales Rank Rising, However...
Posted: Sep 11, 2014 6:51 AM   in response to: Darin in response to: Darin
 
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me new book--fiction---

"How To Have An Exciting Career As A Bellhop And Make Millions!"

will have my rank plummeting big time

I have cracked the code

the code is---

whatever---my rank is totally rank---

love,

JB
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