Today’s Featured Kindle Book of the Day is How I Sold 30,000 eBooks on Amazon’s Kindle-An Easy-To-Follow Self-Publishing Guidebook, by Martin Crosbie, and is regularly $7.99 but has been discounted 88% to just $0.99 in the Amazon Kindle store. This book has received an average user rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 11 customer reviews.
Category: Business / Reference
Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:
-Outlines the methods that the top 5% of successful self-published authors utilize to produce their eBooks in a professional, cost-effective manner
-Shows what happened after Amazon changed the rules and what you need to do right now to adjust your strategy
-How to adopt the philosophy that will allow promotional opportunities to come to you
-What you need to know in order to position yourself for a run at the bestseller lists
In February 2012 Martin Crosbie’s self-published eBook My Temporary Life hit Amazon’s top ten overall bestseller list. The next month Amazon posted a press release revealing that Crosbie had made $46,000 in one month, with one book. Previously to this, his novel was rejected one hundred and thirty times by traditional publishers and agents.
In the months that followed, My Temporary Life and its sequel have been consistent sellers, often sitting atop Amazon’s rankings. Crosbie’s story has been mentioned in Publisher’s Weekly, Forbes online, and other media outlets around the world. In fact, Amazon referred to him as one of their 2012 success stories in their year-end press release.
How I Sold 30,000 eBooks on Amazon’s Kindle-An Easy-To-Follow Self-Publishing Guidebook tells the story of how he became a full-time writer, detailing the specific steps he took to find and connect with his readers. Plus, it describes how to adjust and tweak your strategy as Amazon changes their systems.
In a press release, Amazon called Martin Crosbie one of their success stories of 2012. His self-publishing journey has been chronicled in Publisher’s Weekly, Forbes Online, and Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper. Martin’s debut novel, MY TEMPORARY LIFE, has been downloaded over one hundred and fifty thousand times and became an Amazon top ten overall bestseller.
MY NAME IS HARDLY, his second book, was written following reader requests to hear more about Hardly, the beloved character from MY TEMPORARY LIFE.
Martin was born in the Highlands of Scotland and currently makes his home in Vancouver, on the west coast of Canada. The third book in the MY TEMPORARY LIFE Trilogy will be released in 2014.
You can connect with Martin on his Facebook page facebook.com/martin.crosbie.3
Or follow him on Twitter @martinthewriter
Or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
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