Books on Book writing, publishing & promoting
A unique book for the ones who are not fun of social media and who are not willing to invest their next 5 years building their author platform: A hope for Instant earnings.
I have been helping authors to publish and promote their books on kindle for around 4 years now, and I must admit that social media, blogging and the rest regular promo tactics need a lot of time and determination in order to work. I have helped people to become Amazon bestsellers, but if they don’t put constant effort within a long period of time, they won’t earn a living from their books. What I love in this book is that it is one of the rare ones from the “kindle publishing subject” that does not talks about bestselling. It talks about SELLING. And this is extremely different. Because, as already said, you can be a struggling Bestseller author, and you can also be a quite wealthy author without the bestseller’s status. What do you prefer? That is up to you. You might want both, right? So, focusing back to this book:
I adore the author’s writing. It is so funny and clever. I tend to laugh often while reading it, and then I share with my hubby the jocks. He is hilarious. In addition, he gives a crazy amount of resources, many of whom, I didn’t know about. The book is priceless, for the resources alone.
One issue I find is that it gets into too many details on how to create a stunning cover and things like that – when I would rather have a separated book on those subjects.
It is a big book and it needs time to be read, studied, and digested. Obviously it has some great information that I have not found on other books of this subject, it is quite focused on the kindle area and how to manipulate for your behalf kindle algorithms etc. of course, it is not a brainer; where would you rather have your book ad? On kindle page or on FaceBook? It is no brainer, but how many of us spend tons of money on fb with no results wandering why “this thing doesn’t work” and “what’s wrong with me”…
I strongly recommend it, but I would give you one advice: don’t just read it and put it aside. Use it, reread it, follow its advice and be consistent. Success and money do not come by reading. They come through consistent action.
VASTLY EXPANDED 2018 EDITION!
Ten new chapters with techniques that get you to the top of Amazon searches, lists you in 9+ categories and trains the algorithm to sell for you. Write seductive copy, discover high-sales keywords and run better promotions with proprietary systems and downloadable worksheets.
The new edition of Make A Killing On Kindle is more than DOUBLE the size of the original—all with one goal in mind: To help you sell more books on Kindle.
STOP BEING CONFUSED BY AMAZON’S CRAZY CATEGORY SYSTEM
NEW! My proprietary approach–the Kindle Category Selection Technique– comes with a downloadable worksheet that guides you through the jungle of Amazon’s confusing categories. Bonus! It’ll get you approved by Amazon to appear in 9 or more categories while your competitors languish in two.
NO MORE KEYWORD OVERWHELM
NEW! Tired of the grinding work of discovering keywords? Confused by all the options? My Amazon-compliant Kindle Keyword Optimization Technique cuts through the chaos with a systematic, ordered approach. You’ll discover keywords that land you on Page 1 of search engine results while quadrupling the number of searches you qualify for. Includes customizable worksheets guiding you through every step of the process.
NO MORE WONDERING WHICH PROMOTION SITES TO USE
NEW! With 200 discount promotion sites like Bookbub how do you tell the ripoffs from the home runs? I’ve ranked all 200+ websites by effectiveness —a first in the industry!
ARE PEOPLE YAWNING WHEN THEY READ YOUR COPY?
NEW! My Kindle Copywriting System shows you what conversion techniques professional copywriters use in your subcategory and how to apply them to your own book. Includes customizable worksheets guiding you through every step of the process.
EXCLUSIVE! USE MY HEAT MAP TO IMPROVE SALES.
NEW! I commissioned a research lab to track pupil movements of shoppers looking at Amazon book pages. See the shocking results and change your marketing approach to improve conversions.
MAKE THE ALGORITHM YOUR PERSONAL SALES DEPARTMENT
NEW! I’ll show you how to give it the three things it needs to sell your books.
GET RID OF BORING TITLES ONCE AND FOR ALL
8 brainstorming techniques and 11 winning formulas will help you write titles that jump off the shelf. See over 100 of the best titled books in history.
ARE YOU EMBARRASSED BY YOUR BOOK COVERS?
NEW! Stop shoppers in their tracks by producing attention-grabbing covers–through clever ways of getting the best out of a designer or stellar tips for doing it yourself. Studded with dozens of “Before and After” cover re-designs to deepen your knowledge of what makes a great cover.
LIBERATE YOURSELF FROM THE BURDEN OF BLOGGING AND FACEBOOK
Read industry numbers proving that social media is a time-sucking, no-value vortex that cannot sell books. Concentrate on building an email pipeline and doing what you were put on this earth to do–WRITE.
FILLING THE SWEAR JAR BECAUSE YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND MARKETING?
NEW! Make A Killing On Kindle includes 100 images, 250 links, and 12 downloadable worksheets to clarify important concepts, help you understand better and deepen your knowledge.
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