Episode 17: Secret Niche Amazon Categories and Where to Find Them

Dali Burgado changing Amazon book categories

                                           When you first publish your book, Amazon only offers about three fifths of the total categories. While you do have to choose from the ones offered, you also have to ask Amazon to add your book to other categories. Upon publishing your book, go to the special page Amazon has created specifically for sending…

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Episode 16: The Power of Book Categories and Sales

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Dig deeper into how picking the right categories can help your book sales.

You’ll learn what Kindle Categories are, as well as how Category rankings are done within Amazon. You’ll also learn how to distinguish between a good category to list your book under and one that might not help as much as you might think.

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Episode 15: Using a Heat Map to figure out what Amazon Shoppers Look at

michael alvear using a heat map to maximize amazon book listing

                                           When author Michael Alvear reached out to me to tell me he had a heat map about how shoppers use Amazon when buying a book, I hadn’t originally considered covering this topic. But authors can learn a lot from this map and what areas of their book page visitors will spend the most time.…

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Episode 12: Setting Up a Book Publishing Company

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When it’s a good idea for an author to start thinking about starting a publishing company? One reason would be to start publishing other people’s works. Another would be to prevent your financial assets from could end up in someone else’s possession if you were sued.

My lawyer, Clint Coons of Anderson Advisory talks about the steps authors can take to start a publishing company, including authors from outside the United States.

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Episode 10: KDP Print vs CreateSpace

                                           In this lesson, you will learn the difference between the print on demand services, KDP Print and Createspace.  Both are owned by Amazon, however, there are differences between the two that all authors should know about.   Through this episode , hope you’ll be able to know which one you should use, and if…

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Episode 7: Using Book Promotions Sites to Launch Your Book

                                           In today’s episode, we learn about book promotion sites, how they actually work, and how authors can use them in order to get their books to a large number of readers.  They can be a powerful tool for book launches, as well as a steady drip of sales over time. However, not all promotion…

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