Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Quickie: Easing Your Amazon Online Book Marketing Process

I know many authors are at odds with Amazon. But Amazon is where the readers are. Not only does Amazon offer benefits like AuthorsConnect to authors, but they continue to make managing our online book marketing with them easier. Here is a link that will help you with a new feature that will let you update or begin adding review excerpts and other information to your Amazon sales pages:

https://authorcentral.amazon.com/gp/help?topicID=200436740

By the way, I use my Amazon profile often; I even have a shortened address for it: www.budurl.com/CarolynsAmazProfile.

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Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of This Is the Place; Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered; Tracings, a chapbook of poetry; and two how to books for writers, The Frugal Book Promoter: How To Do What Your Publisher Won't and The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success. Her FRUGAL book for retailers is A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques. She is also the author of the Amazon Short, "The Great First Impression Book Proposal". Some of her other blogs are TheNewBookReview.blogspot.com, a blog where authors can recycle their favorite reviews. She also blogs at all things editing, grammar, formatting and more at The Frugal, Smart and Tuned-In Editor . If your followers at Twitter would benefit from this blog post, please use the little Green widget to let them know about it:

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