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First Sale on the new marketing technique!

In trying to promote sales for my book series I've offered the first book in the series as a TOTALLY FREE DOWNLOAD for a limited time only. I hoped if they liked the first book they'd be willing to buy the next one. Well i got 6 more download reviews and my first sale within 8 hours of doing it this way. Now I know one sale really doesn't mean anything but I see it as a positive start to say the least. At the same time I'm blogging to everyone everywhere about it being a free download to…

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Added by W.J. O'Neil on September 1, 2012 at 8:49pm — No Comments

E- Book Promotion Days

Those of us in the independent sector of publishing will no doubt know that marketing a new book is akin to burning pound or dollar notes. You do all the promotion, you blog like mad, network like a social prostitute and throw money on great ideas, and all you get as a reward is one measly sale on Amazon.

But the other great thing you notice is that one measly sale makes a significant difference on your chart rating, promoting your book thousands of places up the scale. Many of us…

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Added by Steve Norris on September 30, 2011 at 4:07pm — 269 Comments

The Fast Growing Reality of Electronic Books and Readers

 

          What do have here? Obviously electronic books and readers are like the gates of hell opening up for the worldwide book publishers and printers.  For them, their world is rapidly shifting, and if they don't jump on the fast growing e-reader highway, their world is going to end.  Is this a bad thing? Hell no! Every year thirty million trees are used to produce books sold in just the United States. That's more than a thousand times the number of…

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Added by Chuck Keyes (The Chuck!) on August 11, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

'Chuck's Unique Poetry e-book', Plus read some of my unique poems.

    'Chuck's Unique Poetry' is an extensive assortment of over (130) poems and writes by Chuck Keyes. They cover a wide range of emotional subjects, including: Love, Passion, Sadness, Dark, Sci-fi, Mystery, Comedy, Political, Happiness, and Friendship. Unique and awesome is what they are! Unlike today's jumbled up poetry of rambling, misunderstood verses, Chuck's style is simple and straight to the point.…

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Added by Chuck Keyes (The Chuck!) on August 3, 2011 at 9:55pm — No Comments

The Rapidly Growing Phenomenon of e-Books

 

        Electronic Books, the entertaining way to save our beautiful trees, which are one of nature's most amazing gifts. Electronic books and their amazing digital readers are stampeding around the world like billions of Texas cattle, and it's just the beginning. Compared to the new growth of a mighty oak tree, proudly spurting out of the ground; however, this oak tree is technologically energized, and it'll be a thousand feet tall within another year.…

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Added by Chuck Keyes (The Chuck!) on July 30, 2011 at 5:02am — 1 Comment

My Apollo Trilogy Novels

My Apollo Trilogy Novels:…

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Added by Chuck Keyes (The Chuck!) on July 28, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

My Objective As A Fiction author

 

  My objective is to offer readers enjoyable sci-fi stories that are not over their heads with deliberate uncommon words and concepts that only an Einstein can comprehend. Exciting, easy to read stories offering the readers much more than science fiction. I love twisting comedy, love, drama, adventure, horror, action, and mystery into my stories. I truly hope that you will enjoy reading them…

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Added by Chuck Keyes (The Chuck!) on July 28, 2011 at 6:40am — No Comments

How much should my e-book cost?

Amazon.com and SmashWords have opened the doors for self-publishing authors to distribute their e-books worldwide, and many authors are quick to take advantage of this opportunity. They upload their book files, fill in the book descriptions and other information, and then get to the question of price. How much should an e-book cost?



Many new self-publishing authors are looking for the most readers possible, so they choose a low price. Perhaps the author is hoping consumers will buy… Continue

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Added by David Bowman on April 8, 2011 at 9:17pm — No Comments

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