In hindsight today’s free promotion on amazon was not the best planned foray into the world of free marketing. Thursdays are apparently a good day to do it, but Thursday’s is also usually band night and so I would have less time to be devoting to social media engagement. It’s half-term this week so no band. So yesterday afternoon I made the snap decision to make it free. I then scrambled around to get all the various announcements in place. Possibly not the best way to go about things…
Coincidence being the funny thing that is, there was of course an article in The Guardian today about how to become an ebook superstar with various dos and don’ts. Thankfully I seem to be doing much of right things (or at lease not doing the don’ts!) thanks in the most part to my new twitter pal Emily Tippetts.
With only half the day gone I’d passed the 100 downloads in a single day mark, and entended my reach in the US quite considerably, climbing UP 525,395 in the rankings which places me at:
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,488 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
#27 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Fiction > World Literature > Mythology
#37 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Children’s eBooks > Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror > Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
…in the US store placing me ahead of the Twilight Saga and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe in number of downloads. Considering I’d only sold one copy in the US to date, I am pretty impressed with this and as it must have increased my visibility over there. Here’s hoping that half those readers are vociferous readers and keen reviewers! If it has then today will surely have been worth it. 🙂
To get The End Of All Worlds find it on Amazon with the below links, or search for it on your local amazon site…