Tag: kdp select

Kindle Unlimited and KENP: Worth the Cost?

This is a guest blog post written by Blake O’Connor, author of award-winning novels including ‘Unspoken Bond’, a former top100 Amazon Kindle book. She’s writing today about the decline in Amazon’s KENP royalty.   Pamela, thank you for inviting me to write a guest post for SkipJack’s blog. And a big congratulations on Heaven to […]

How to Sell a Ton of Books with BookBub: A Tale of Two Authors

This post is a follow-up to Holy Crapoly: You’re Going to Want to Hear This! Recently two Amazon bestselling authors set out to promote their second novels. A lot had changed in the world of ebook promotion since each of their debuts, however. When Rodney Walther first released Broken Laces, he had great success with […]

Holy Crapoly! You’re Going to Want to Hear About This.

Well, give us 10 days to collect all the data and we’ll have quite an indie publishing story to share with you. What, you ask? What story? What happened? Well, I finally, after six applications and five rejections, got a BookBub day. I got it for the book I wanted, too: Saving Grace, the lead […]

Interesting, and not in a good way: sales crash post KDP Select.

The latest tale in the saga of our indie publishing is a tragedy, not a triumph. We plan to turn it around, and you’ll get a ring side seat, but here’s the scoop for now. Some of you may recall that we had a tremendous run on KDP Select with Saving Grace, first as a free […]

10 Tips to Take Your Book To #1 in a Free KDP Select Promo & Beyond

Note: The world of ebook sales has changed some since the events described in this post, below. Most notably, Amazon no longer calculates paid rankings with as much favor to free downloads, so the post free promo-sales bump is less dramatic. However, free promos are still great for generating reviews and readership. For the latest […]