Attention Indie Authors,
I scheduled free book promo (ebook giveaway) between 17th to 20th June 2020.
This time, I didn’t promote it here much just added a line to inform in the footer of my regular posts, or on any other social media platform. I rather focussed on websites.
Here, I am sharing with you all the list of tried and tested (by me) website that allow you to feature your book promotions for free.
- https://authormarketingclub.com/(this one has a list of links for submission)
I have requested to be featured on all of these 30 websites and was successful with 14 of them (the ones I have highlighted), doesn’t mean others don’t feature maybe your book will have a better chance so I highly suggest you try you luck at all 30 of them.
By trying your luck I mean for free feature, if you want guaranteed feature you might have to pay. Every website has different packages.
My own feedback.
Last promotion (2 months back) I was able to give away 165 book in 2 days. I used all platforms known to me; my blog, instagram, twitter, and these websites.
This time I tried promoting only on websites and managed to giveaway 51 ebooks.
The book managed to rank on number 1 on multiple categories, but free books have different ranking. Still helps to highlight your book on amazon.
I am glad I did it. Learned A LOT along the way.
And I’m even happier I had a chance to give away my book in any form to 316 readers.
They say you get more reviews and ranking, but I haven’t gotten any yet. I did get mailed from paid reviews which I didn’t respond because I was people to be honest about my book.
I also heard giveaway help you with future sales. I got a few between these 2 promotions, but this number I was getting before too.
So, yea that’s about it.
I have removed swinging sanity from kindle select program, as it doesn’t suit it well. Might do a post about that too.
This was my total experience of free book promotion.
If you want to ask anything just feel free to reach out.
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