Tag Archives: Amazon

Goodreads campaigns


After the Countdown deal at Amazon for Stone Bay by Min Edwards, we decided to see what an ad would do to increase readership at Goodreads. The campaigns are interesting. For a set fee (we chose $50) and a set … Continue reading

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KDP Countdown Promotion


My first promotion beginning Thursday, July 17th. For one week our author, Min Edwards (who is actually me), will have her novel, Stone Bay, on sale for $0.99. This promotion is in celebration of the sales she’s gotten, the reviews … Continue reading

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KDP and Reconversion


The new Content menu on the Kindle is no longer the Table of Contents… I blogged about this recently, but I’m still upset by it.  On the iPad (Kindle app) that content menu shows the TOC that I construct manually … Continue reading

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The Table of Content view on New Kindles


Since I use my Kindle Fire all the time for previewing clients’  work, I need to be able to see what readers who buy that book will see. Previously when I had a First Generation KindleFire… but it died an … Continue reading

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Time Got Away From Me


Wow, it’s been a few months since I blogged. That’s what happens when you’re working with clients and trying to finish 3 of your own novels. But I seem to have a window of opportunity today, and I’ve learned some … Continue reading

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You learn something new… every darn day!


Ok, this is a new wrinkle in the formatting adventure. Today a client forwarded an email from Amazon telling the author that a reader had complained that when she tried to read her book in the ‘night’ view (black background, white text), the … Continue reading

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The KDP Cover and Image guidelines


Self-Publishers:  These are the new guidelines for Cover and Image size and resolution straight from the New KDP Guidelines.  This is just the Kindle guidelines, not Smashwords or PubIt (epub).  Make of them what you will. This is for the … Continue reading

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