Food for thought from Nicholas C. Rossis today. I’ve even quit tweeting totally generic review requests without links to my books. You know the type: “Love a Book, Leave a Review.” It’s not worth the risk. I’m just hoping enough people enjoy my books to review them all on their own initiative. Meanwhile, I’m looking for other ways to market, something I’ve been bad about to date. Check this post out to be sure you don’t run afoul of the latest rules, and remember to share, too. Thanks, and thanks to Nicholas for such a clear, concise, and informative post. 🙂
I often write about Amazon reviews, as it is one of the most important aspects of marketing for many people and Amazon seems to keep changing the rules!
Now, Amy Collins of The Book Designer published an update in the form of Frequently Asked Questions. I’m sharing here the most common ones:
Can Anyone post a review on Amazon?
To contribute to Customer Reviews, you must have spent at least $50 on Amazon.com using a valid credit or debit card in the past 12 months. Promotional discounts don’t qualify towards the $50 minimum.
May I ask people to write a review of my book?
Book authors and publishers may provide free or discounted copies of their books to readers, as long as the author or publisher does not require a review in exchange or attempt to influence the review. Also, you are allowed to discount your…
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