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35+ Alternatives to BookBub – UPDATED JUNE 2016


This post was first published in February 2016. Because Amazon clamped down on affiliate-linked services using free or discounted books to garner affiliate fees from Amazon in May 2016, we have added a new column below that shows which services use an affiliate tag to profit from the book’s sale and could affect your book’s campaign. Note this is probably ... Read More »

The One Obvious Reason Authors Get Rejected By BookBub


After a bit of research with BookBub, it seems one really, really obvious point for submission often gets overlooked when authors send their book to BookBub. It’s so simple that maybe in these days of e-books and percentages instead of page numbers we forget that page count is one of the main points of BookBub’s requirements. All types books have ... Read More »

The Best Day to Discount a Book

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Book Gorilla, an alternative to BookBub, who are actually pretty cynical about self-publishers (“We’re as tired as you are of emails stuffed with books by authors we’ve never heard of. Ho hum, who needs them?”), nonetheless has some very interesting statistics about when to discount a book. Average Estimated Daily Open Rates Monday – 48.21% Tuesday – 47.56% Wednesday – ... Read More »

Book Marketing Using Paid Advertising – A Study


The current buzz in book marketing is paid on-line advertising. Some authors report excellent results, other complete disappointment. This study is divided into two parts: the Good News and the Bad News, as reported by authors who have paid to promote their books. The study started with a conversation with a fellow author whose blog helps support fellow authors for ... Read More »