A wonderful article from Deborah Jay, comparing Bookbub and other marketing company’s results. So useful I simply HAD to reblog!
Here is my promised share of how I sold 1000 books and became a bestseller (in Canada and Australia, at any rate) over the 10 days of the Christmas/New Year holiday. Settle in, folks, this is going to be a long post.
First up, what I did was nothing ground breaking, just plain old advertising and spreading the word.
For a bit of background, the book I promoted was THE PRINCE’S MAN, first in my Epic Fantasy series (only 2 books out so far, 3rd one is underway).
I know it can sell in quantity – when it came out, it was an Amazon Top 100 Hot New Release, selling 1500 copies in the first 6 weeks. That was back in 2013. I’ve written and released several other books since then, including its sequel, THE PRINCE’S SON.
I haven’t promoted TPM in over 12 months, and sales had…
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