Amazon Kindle Matchbook Is Retiring

This is the third major change announced by Amazon in the last days. After retiring Amazon giveaways, Amazon now is ending its Kindle Matchbook program on October 31. Strangely enough, I heard the news on The Passive Voice and The Digital Reader instead of Amazon....

Amazon Ads Now Available For UK and Germany

In my last post, I mentioned that Amazon giveaways are retiring. It looks like Amazon is going through an autumn cleaning phase, as it has now introduced something I’ve been itching to try for years: Sponsored Products in the UK and Germany. Okay, since none of...

Amazon Giveaways Are Retiring

When Amazon giveaways first appeared, back in 2016, I was enthusiastic about them. Within 24 hours, I had gained an amazing 774 new Amazon followers at a cost of $40. Soon, however, everyone jumped on board. Costs rose, returns declined. My latest giveaway resulted in...

Jackie Weger’s Tips On Getting Visible And Selling Books

Jackie Weger is more than an author of great romance novels; she’s a tireless supporter of Indies, both on her own and through her eNovel Authors at Work group. Jackie has written a score of posts detailing her (rather extensive) marketing experience; you may have...

Updates on Amazon Giveaways and Vanishing Reviews

Update: Amazon has ceased offering Giveaways as of October 31st, 2019. I maintain the post below for archive purposes only. An Update on Amazon Giveaways In my recent post on how to set up an Amazon Giveaway, I had said that Amazon won’t allow you to give away...

How To Set Up An Amazon Giveaway

Update: Amazon has ceased offering Giveaways as of October 31st, 2019. I maintain the post below for archive purposes only. Amazon has recently started offering everyone the opportunity to offer a giveaway. What’s interesting about this is that you can run one...