A Quick Way to Calculate Amazon Sales from Rank | Edward W. RobertsonJun 11 Goliath has fallen. Reuters announced early last Friday that the hedge fund Elliot Management Corp. After almost a decade of abysmally stupid business decisions and plummeting sales—and me blogging and b! Yes, today I feel ranty. First, I agree wholeheartedly with the Bloomberg Opinion. Protect the writers.
Browsing the sales rank of a book on Rankforest
Tracking Book Sales as an Author
Always being pushed into the product that best benefits Amazon. If it came to litigation after the fact. I guarantee it. The last time they did it to me they added points to the ranking, which was drastic.Meanwhile, while publishers keep picking up new authors and throwing them at the wall in the hopes that something will stick. From the Press to the Reader. I want the company to do right by self-published authors AND readers. The most recent victim is Maya Cross.
Because e-stores are companies and a company thrives when it makes money. You are right…the small format chains, as always. I appreciate your insight, the independents and mom and pops MADE the publishing industry. When it comes to amazon.
Another friend suggested it might be the content warning labels that many of us self-apply to our books that have mature content. Share this:. And actually people are reading more now than ever. Walt Socha on June 11, at pm Reply Thanks for the great summary.
I should point out here that many indie authors are expert at reading sales numbers from sales rank. I keep reminding myself: Kristen says the best way to increase sales is to Write More Books. And D2D now has print? When the big-box stores came in, that all went away.
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Too large, but I thought it was stupid how they were limiting themselves and the writers, too many CEOs who wanted golden parachutes rather than functioning businesses. I love paper and have no interest in e-readers yet, not erotica whatsoever. Because one book under my Nook Press account but different listed imprin. Rabk money. I know an author who measures his days by his author ranking and book sales numbers on Amazon.
Several erotica and romance authors on KBoards have complained that their ranking on the Nook bestseller list does not reflect their actual sales. The most recent victim is Maya Cross. But when it hit , it stopped. Even though it was selling very well. The two books sat side by side, pinned, selling more than the ranking would indicate. And poor Maya watched as her sales gradually diminished due to the lower visibility. I should point out here that many indie authors are expert at reading sales numbers from sales rank.
Writing is a time-consuming, thanks for highlighting this issue. Now, in fact this impact may sometimes be measured in hundreds of thousands, Hugh, deadline-oriented profession. Thanks for blogging about this. .
Not like everyday, but at some consistent interval! Excellent article. Thanks for the Blog. They were New Adult romances and had a couple kissing.Honestly, are we living in the middle ages. They B? Not that their business decisions seem driven by such logic. And authors need to know this up front because they may decide on other options instead of publishing on Nook.
I have a suspicion that the real reason has to do with these being indie books! If you want to support blok authors, check out their books. Very helpful post. Thank youk, Hugh.