Tag Archives: Amazon rankings

How to add categories to your book on Amazon

Have you ever noticed that some books seem to be in lots of Amazon categories, and not just the two KDP allows you to choose when you publish your book? Did you know you can add your book to more categories simply by contacting KDP support? You can have it in up to 10 categories, […]

#Promo success! Rocketing up the #Amazon rankings :-D

Very happy tonight with the results so far of my celebratory sale Desprite Measures is knocking at the door of the Amazon Top 100 in the highly competitive Urban and Paranormal category 😀 Fingers crossed it continues to rise. Once THE PRINCE’S MAN got into the Top 100 (Epic Fantasy) it stayed there for almost […]

Have you tried collaboration as a means of marketing?

MULTI-AUTHOR COLLABORATION Authors, if all your marketing efforts so far have been an isolated, individual slog, how about giving the multi-author approach a try? I did this last month (June 2014) in two different ways, and thought I’d share with you both the benefits and the results – not to mention how much fun it […]

Prince’s Man – update and latest (great) review

Since reporting the disastrous results as a consequence of Draft2Digital falling out with Amazon, and the subsequent removal of all D2D titles, it’s been an uphill battle to recover some momentum for The Prince’s Man. Thankfully all reviews were finally re-instated, and since then it has gained a few new ones. The two things it […]

Prince’s Man falls victim to D2D/Amazon clash

Thought it was time for an update on the roller-coaster that is indie publishing. After my recent share, detailing how thrilled I was with the on-going success of The Prince’s Man, with rankings like these:  on a regular basis, I was clearly setting myself up for a big fall. And yes, it came – in […]

Indie publishing adventure – highs and lows

THE GREAT INDIE PUBLISHING ADVENTURE continues, this week with both highs and a low. Starting on a positive: five weeks in, and THE PRINCE’S MAN has already sold more than 400 copies – 23 of those yesterday, my best day yet! 🙂 On the downside, I’ve had my first 3* review. Putting this in context, I […]

Indie publishing adventure – the first few weeks

Publication date for THE PRINCE’S MAN was officially July 29th, but in case of any problems, I actually put the book out on Amazon two weeks before that. I had intended to take it down again, as soon as I knew everything was working ok, but on that first test day, it sold 4 copies. And the […]