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Amazon’s 30, 60, & 90 day cliff, and the power of 1 sale

Amazon’s 30, 60, & 90 day cliff, and the power of 1 sale

Look at the Amazon Rank Graphic. Is your book lurking at the bottom of the Amazon Charts? Or are you worrying about Amazon’s 30, 60, & 90 day ‘cliff’ drop? Fear not. My chart graphic shows what happens when a book is left without promotion until...
How to write a character first powerful plot

How to write a character first powerful plot

We’ve all heard that plot driven stories may be fun to write, but readers stick around for the characters. But how exactly do we squeeze all that boring character heavy stuff into our action packed storyline?? If you’re like me, character may be your...
The Difference Between An Idea, A Concept, And A Premise

The Difference Between An Idea, A Concept, And A Premise

An idea is to travel to Florida. A concept is to travel by car and stop at all the national parks along the way. A premise is to take your estranged father with you and mend fences while on the road.   This is taken directly from the pages of Larry Brooks’,...
The Christmas Book Buying Public for Self Published Authors

The Christmas Book Buying Public for Self Published Authors

This Post is just a reminder for Christmas next year at how powerful the Nov/Dec month is. For me, sales didn’t really register for the first few days of Dec, but that’s probably a delay in Amazon’s reporting. This tells me that I need to get...
Amazon Ads in Germany, Italy, France, & Spain

Amazon Ads in Germany, Italy, France, & Spain

One small leap for man. One giant leap for mankind! I jumped in with both eyes closed and completed my first German AMS Ad! If it wasn’t for Google Translate*, I wouldn’t have gotten through the signup process. Luckily, it connected through my UK login and...