Tip for Selling Ebooks on Amazon Kindle

    How does an unknown author with no following sell ebooks without a lot of costly, time-consuming promotion? How the heck do readers find her book? It ain’t easy, but I did pick up a useful tip at tonight’s meeting of Valley of the Sun Romance Writers.

Kris Tualla has been epubbing her historical romance novels for about a year and a half. Last time I talked to her, she had earned $214, “but it was going in the right direction.” I marveled at her tenacity. Then she happened on something that changed things. Last December, Amazon held a special promotion where you gave your book away free for a day. Kris did that with one of her novels, and over 16,000 people picked up her free book. For which she earned not one penny.

BUT–that day lifted her book in the search engines and made it noticeable. Since then, it has started selling and she has made $5,000 on it in about two months.

Interesting, hmmmm?


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