CreateSpace is Closing

Here's the info from CreateSpace. Here is info from David Gaughran. Hyperlinks appear in original article. CreateSpace Is Dead, Long Love KDP Print CreateSpace is closing, it’s official. As I said up top, and in my post two weeks ago, it’s probably wise to get ahead of the big migration in a few weeks. Amazon has … Continue reading CreateSpace is Closing

Amazon Has A Fake Book Problem

THIS IS REALLY IMPORTANT TO READ IF YOU UTILIZE AMAZON.

David Gaughran

Fake books – powered by clickfarms – are gatecrashing Amazon’s charts. And despite being aware of the issue for well over a year, Amazon has failed to resolve it.

If you look at the Kindle Store Best Seller charts right now, and click over to Free Books, you will see that the Top 20 currently has five suspicious-looking titles.

None of them have reviews. All were published in the last week. They have no Also Boughts – meaning they have had very few sales. Each of these titles are around 2,500 pages long, seem to have duplicated content, and are enrolled in Kindle Unlimited.

What is going on here?

For over fifteen months now, scammers have been raiding the Kindle Unlimited pot using a well-worn trick. They usually pilfer the content first of all – often by stealing an author’s original work and running it through a synonymizer – and…

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Self Publishing…Is It Worth It?

There they were. Those two words you thought would never happen. Six little letters. You type slowly and reverently: The End. The act of completing a novel is huge. Of the billions of people on the planet we are in a very small, select group of Homo sapiens. Soak up the ambiance because shortly you … Continue reading Self Publishing…Is It Worth It?

Grace Harney’s Advice on KDP Select

First of all, what is KDP Select? It’s pretty unlikely that you don’t know already what this is, but for the sake of full disclosure and those that don’t know, it’s basically a 3-month, optional contract you can enter into with Amazon. If you’re like me, and you have just one book– –don’t do it! […] … Continue reading Grace Harney’s Advice on KDP Select

FIVE STEPS TO SELL MORE ON AMAZON

  FIVE STEPS TO SELL MORE ON AMAZON March 7, 2017 REPRINTED FROM:  https://www.writtenwordmedia.com   If your book is on Amazon, your primary goal will be to sell more books on Amazon.  Selling books on Amazon is all about optimizing for the Amazon algorithm. Sound complicated? It can be, but don’t worry we have 5 … Continue reading FIVE STEPS TO SELL MORE ON AMAZON