We’ve talked in past episodes about Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) ads and how they can help increase sales of a book, as well as how they compare to Facebook ads. Today’s episode features Michael Knight who went from doing OK with sales of his book to seeing some major changes after taking my free AMS course and using KDP Rocket.
One of the things I talk about in the course is that you may find keywords to use for your book you may not have immediately thought of before. Michael is still learning what keywords work best with his book for AMS ads, which he talks about in the episode and gets ideas for even more keywords that may attract his ideal reader to his book.Read More
A while ago, I saw a commercial with my writing hero, Malcolm Gladwell, telling me he’d teach me the art of nonfiction writing through MasterClass. Wait, what? Really? One of the greatest nonfiction writers and journalists of our time was offering a course? Something like this must cost thousands of dollars, right? After all, it…Read More
It can be hard as an author to have someone else proofread your work, but trust me when I say having a professional proofreader look over your work before publication is imperative. Even I, a former professional proofreader, published author, AND teacher of one of the most popular courses on general proofreading, still need proofreaders…Read More
Audiobooks are big, and they’re only getting bigger. In 2016, the annual sales of audiobooks were 2.1 billion dollars, and sales increased to 2.6 billion dollars in 2017. (Source) With podcasting also on the rise, it looks like audio is where the market is flooding to right now for content consumption. At the same time,…Read More
Emeka Ossai and I discuss what writing and our books have done for us that are necessarily about making money. They’ve opened doors for us and created opportunities.
Emeka is known for his YouTube channel, which has a lot of videos about Kindle self publishing, as well as personal growth and creating a passive income. When he published his first book published in 2016, he found he was able to create some extra income for him and his family.
For more information, visit the show notes at http://kindlepreneur.com/e37Read More
Facebook ads and Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) ads are great ways to promote your book and increase your sales. But before you throw your time, energy and money at these, take a look at some of the pros and cons of each to help you decide which one may be right for you. Amazon…Read More
Mastering AMS ads isn’t something you can just throw some money at and hope they’ll work. It takes time and some knowledge of how they work. In this special Coffee and Marketing episode, Brian Meeks will walk us through three major points to understand when it comes to AMS ads:
Don’t trust the AMS ads reporting system, trust the keywords KDP Rocket gives you, and more keywords is better (even misspellings).Read More
An Author’s Guide to Stock Photos for Book Covers Whether you hire a book cover designer or make them yourself, there’s a good chance that your book cover will use stock photos. However, there are stock photo sites that sell copyrighted photos and shady designers that illegally use other people’s works inside of theirs. Plus, as…Read More