Tag Archives: Amazon
If you’ve read my last post, you’ll be aware I recently fell foul of my own decision to publish (via the aggregator, Draft2Digital) my initial novels to Apple as a separate entity, rather than using the same master file for all platforms. This was a result of Apple’s strict policy of no links in your […]
This week, while checking something on my Amazon UK book page for THE PRINCE’S MAN, I got a shock. Instead of the 49 reviews it’s had for some time now, suddenly it was showing 77! I know it’s selling steadily, but that’s a lot of new reviews all of a sudden, and I was eager […]
Fabulous piece by David Gaughran on the birth of the Amazon Store, and of the wonderful independant publishing world it opened up for authors.
#EpicFantasy ‘THE PRINCE’S MAN’ #0.99 #sale – and does changing your price on Amazon trigger some visibility?
First up, award-winning epic fantasy, THE PRINCE’S MAN is on sale this week for $0.99 (or the equivalent) in ALL outlets across all countries where it is available – if you haven’t yet picked up a copy, now is your chance – one week only. Rustam Chalice, dance tutor, gigolo and spy, loves his life just […]
Authors, don’t you just love getting those emails from Amazon that tell you they are changing the rules? I assume everyone got the notification about the need to change the price of your books to accommodate the differing VAT charges in different countries? Here in the UK, VAT is 20%, and Amazon will now deduct that […]
#Loncon3 – THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE PANEL ABOUT INDIE PUBLISHING, WITHOUT AN INDIE PUBLISHER ON THE PANEL
Alternative Publishing Models Panel discussion at Loncon3 Perhaps my title is a bit unfair – there were a number of topics on the agenda for this panel, it just seems ironic that – no, let me get into that after you’ve read the following description for yourself: ‘Between the disappearance of independent bookshops, the dominance of […]
Kindle Unlimited Last week, Amazon released their latest product for the voracious reader: KINDLE UNLIMITED, a subscription-based borrowing facility that WILL cost $9.99 per month, but offers an ‘all you can eat’ buffet of books. The best part about it is that for the first month, you get a FREE TRIAL Yes, that’s free […]