Amazon Turbocharges Book Marketing – but at what Price

The Passive Guy alerted me to a big change in the way Amazon does book marketing. As Amy Collins of The Book Designer reports, starting today, Amazon is expanding its Amazon Marketing Services (AMS…

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9 thoughts on “Amazon Turbocharges Book Marketing – but at what Price

  1. Absolutely outrageous, Brittney. The problem is that they’re all doing this kind of stuff now. $3000 for a Goodreads campaign, $600 to beef up your Amazon page, $1500 to reach reviewers. I thought they didn’t like the idea of paid reviews. The fact that it’s Amazon and not the reviewer who’s being paid seems not to matter to them. Very annoying.

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    • It is sooo confusing … they removed reviews from my books from book bloggers – because the reviewers had Amazon affiliate links on their blogs. It is a lot of work finding reviewers (for free) then they remove those reviews .. and now this…?? hmm

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  2. I fell out with amazon a long time ago. My book is not on Amazon site, and I’m actively seeking alternative ways to sell and promoting it. I might be naive, but I do think there are alternative to Amazon.
    Thanks for sharing this.

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