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scott-hungerford's picture
Oct.02.2013
It's been an interesting ride so far on the Kindle publishing program - and I wanted to share what I've learned about analytics and keywords on Amazon. As a little about my own background, I've worked in the computer games and hobby games industries for about twenty years now, on...
terry-odell's picture
Jan.24.2013
Rank­ings, Rat­ings, and Statistics—how many #1 Best Sell­ers are there? Tech­ni­cally, at any given moment in time, there should be only one, right? (Name that movie/television series.) Yet we see peo­ple boast­ing that they’re best-selling authors all the time. How...
terry-odell's picture
Jan.07.2013
Authors want to see lots of reviews for their books. Why? Reviews and star rat­ings can move a book up or down the vis­i­bil­ity charts at the e-book stores.  Some pro­mo­tion sites won’t con­sider a book unless it has over 15 reviews with a 4.5 star aver­...
jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Feb.15.2012
Two weeks ago I blogged about how weird rankings were, and how my ego was going out of control checking my Amazon ratings. I have calmed down and not obsessively checking anymore, thank God. But there are times when a person has to brag. Especially when she sees this: Yep, I'm number one! And...
cat-connor's picture
Oct.19.2011
  Last night The Boy Wonder was given some men's clothing stores to check out by his current boss - in preparation for his interview in Auckland today. (Which will take his current job and very quickly turn it into a career if it goes well, which it will.) Checking out other companies stores...
cat-connor's picture
Apr.08.2010
This morning I've been having a crazy-assed conversation with @hagelrat and @alrutter - because shit like that just happens.  So anyway - I could just plonk the tweets in here but where is the fun in that? lol It all came about because I was and am, rather pleased with how this beautiful Friday...
glenda-bixler's picture
Dec.25.2008
Where does it say that book reviews have to be “rated”? We live in such a competitive world—is it fair to rate a single book using a 1-5 point system, with that point system not being consistently applied based upon some set of specific criteria? With television, if we don’t like a television...
natasha-bauman's picture
Jul.14.2008
How many of you know about this beta site where you can track your sales? It's in real time, so when you go there, you will see where you are on Amazon at the moment, and once you plug your book in, it will keep a historical ranking, showing you your averages, highs, and lows. And you can compare...