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jamesfc

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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 10, 2012 10:56 AM   in response to: jenjen87 in response to: jenjen87
 
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[i][b]MESSAGE TO ALL FROM JAMES[/i]

I am running short of time these days so am able to only briefy glance at all books posted. If I feel I can help I post a comment. But almost ALL the books posted need promotion. Please go to my website and use the ideas there to help sell your book.

So if I don't make a comment on your listing you can assume that I think your website is OK but just lacking in promotion.

If you're a newbie author you need to get yourself established so keep your price low. You can always raise it later. And PLEASE edit your book properly so there are no mistakes. If you should get a negative review which is critical of your book then pay attention to what the reviewer says and make changes suggested by their comments. Some of these negative reviews can be extremely helpful to you.

Also if you're a newbie you might like to run your book on Select Free for 2-3 days. This definitely attracts customers and gets your product known. After the "Free" period finishes you might be surprised to see that you make paid sales![/b]http://www.mindtech.com.vu/ (Click FREE STUFF then click PROMO)
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 10, 2012 3:48 PM   in response to: jamesfc in response to: jamesfc
 
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The Unforgettable Christian Reflections "The Lighthouse of Asaph" is free today: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004VWQ3E0
Blessings from Cuba!
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 11, 2012 11:28 AM   in response to: rochecuba in response to: rochecuba
 
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[b]The Lighthouse of Asaph:[/b] - Everything about your page is just fine but the rankings are not good. Seems to me the main reason for this is that you appear to have no TAGS on your book so people searching for Christian books won't find it. To find out how to do TAGS look at my promo website. - [i]James[/i]
http://www.mindtech.com.vu/ (Click on FREE STUFF then click PROMO)
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 11, 2012 1:08 PM   in response to: jamesfc in response to: jamesfc
 
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 12, 2012 4:34 AM   in response to: myles72 in response to: myles72
 
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Hi, I appreciate you giving up your time to check other people's promotions.

Ages ago I used to write a lot. Earlier this year I fetched some of it out of the attic, spent some weeks giving it a thorough edit and put it up on Kindle to see how it would do.
To cut a long story short, it hasn't done at all.
Now I'm the first to admit that they might need more promoting, or that the covers might be better, or the blurb could be improved, or even that I'm not the world's best author.
But which is it? Or all of these things?

I tried some free promotions, and putting an advert link on one of my websites.
Sf Short Story Collection
http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Latvia-Station-ebook/dp/B007SF6Y2I/
Single Short Stories
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Centaurus-ebook/dp/B007MO54R6/
http://www.amazon.co.uk/An-Implementation-of-Magic-ebook/dp/B007M8MOAW/
Comic Novel
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Nigel-Lurch-Anarchist-ebook/dp/B007W62CZQ/
The 2 short stories are also free on Smashwords
The nickname? Less pretentious permutations were already in use :-(
wwcfla

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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 12, 2012 12:34 PM   in response to: jamesfc in response to: jamesfc
 
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I'm game! Thanks for the opportunity. Here is the link for my novel "Dive and Fly", a romantic-comedy-adventure with enough twists to make a half-dozen really good martinis. It's available via KDP select as well as paper. Enjoy!

http://amzn.to/MH9n2w

Warren Caterson
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 12, 2012 1:14 PM   in response to: jamesfc in response to: jamesfc
 
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I'm sure I have posted here before but.....

Do you like crime thriller books that make you laugh as well.

Try 'The Escape Company' - its about a company who will, for a certain amount of money, break your nearest/dearest out of prison.

Of course murderers, paedos, and terrorists can stay where they are but anyone else is considered.

be it maximum security or Cat 'A'.

Its under a pound (or under 2 dollars) and can be found here - http://amzn.to/wHovxj
benhale8

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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 12, 2012 1:38 PM   in response to: jamesfc in response to: jamesfc
 
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I am new to e-publishing. I just put my first book up last week. I have sold 20 or so in a the last week. (And only one was my mother.)

Here's the link. Thx
http://www.amazon.com/Elseerian-The-Chronicles-Lumineia-ebook/dp/B00885EW94/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1339533399&sr=8-1
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 12, 2012 7:43 PM   in response to: myles72 in response to: myles72
 
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[b]Whatever Sticks Most[/b] - Darren, looks like this is only available in paperback? Might do much better if you put it on Kindle at $5.95 or thereabouts. Then I think your sales would pick up. I'm a bit confused about your cover......the print is hard to read. Can you easily adjust this.
Apart from the above you might like to use ideas from my promo webpage to try and kick it along. Good luck!! [i]James[/i]
http://www.mindtech.com.vu/ (Click on FREE STUFF then click PROMO)
anthonysong

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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 12, 2012 9:19 PM   in response to: jamesfc in response to: jamesfc
 
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Posted: Jun 12, 2012 10:49 PM   in response to: kimcowiewriter in response to: kimcowiewriter
 
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[b]The Latvia Station[/b] - What appears to be stopping this selling is that people can't find the book as there appear to be no TAGS.
Check my promo website for how to correct this.
[i]James[/i]
http://www.mindtech.com.vu/ (Click on FREE STUFF then click PROMO)
jamesfc

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Posted: Jun 12, 2012 10:55 PM   in response to: wwcfla in response to: wwcfla
 
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[b]Dive and Fly[/b] - I notice this is only in paperback. Have you considered "Kindling" it at a lower price. Sales should jump as your storyline sounds great. Also I can't see where you have added any TAGS. Without these people won't be able to find your book.
Check my promo website for promo and TAG data. Good luck!
[i]James[/i]
http://www.mindtech.com.vu/ (Click on FREE STUFF then click PROMO)
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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 12, 2012 11:03 PM   in response to: sswf224 in response to: sswf224
 
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[b]The Escape Company[/b] - Yep Steve, you've run it here before. Would have expected better sales by now. Can you update your TAGS to give it more exposure? Then just fire up the promo activity. Good luck!
[i]James[/i]
http://www.mindtech.com.vu/ (Click on FREE STUFF then click PROMO)
nongbuad

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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 13, 2012 3:02 AM   in response to: jamesfc in response to: jamesfc
 
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[i]Opening Shot[/i]

In Afghanistan a Government minister is kidnapped and killed. A British army helicopter is lost. And a British secret agent goes missing.

In London a criminal gang is churning out counterfeit money. Preparations for the London 2012 Olympic Games are well underway. And Dave Gold is wrongly arrested for murder.

Released from custody Dave sets out to prove his innocence. His enquiries lead him to the counterfeiters and bring violence his way. Fortunately Dave can look after himself. He’s the coach for the British Olympic judo team. But when he also attracts the attention of Afghan terrorists intent on sabotaging the Olympic Games, and more, it begins to look like he may be out of his depth.

The police and the security services have their hands full and are slow to fit the pieces together. Will they be able to work things out in time to stop the terrorists? Or will it be left to Dave to unravel the mess into which he has inadvertently stumbled?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Opening-Shot-ebook/dp/B0089C6BEU/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1339514467&sr=1-1 (UK)

http://www.amazon.com/Opening-Shot-ebook/dp/B0089C6BEU/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1339514720&sr=1-1 (USA)

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Re: GIVE ME YOUR BOOK LINK AND I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO MAKE SALES.
Posted: Jun 13, 2012 3:42 AM   in response to: jamesfc in response to: jamesfc
 
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Hi, James,
I'm a new author, based in UK, and always ready to learn!

THE PRAM

http://www.amazon.co.uk/the-pram-ebook/dp/B007A2PKTC/ref=sr_1_12?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1329468296&sr=1-12

I'm now going to check out your web link ....

Cheers!

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