Amazon Announces Kindle Unlimited, Tips for Launching Your Book

July 29, 2014 Publishing Newsletter

Amazon Kindle announced a new direction for their books. They are releasing a monthly subscription service called Kindle Unlimited. Read this extensive post from Lets Get Visible for more details.
https://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/2014/07/20/kindle-unlimited-the-key-questions/

Brick and mortar bookstores aren’t dead, in fact that seem to be making a comeback. Watch this video of a panel discussion from the ABA conference on book stores and what they are doing.

Key points from the panel:
• Children’s books-big business
• People love series
• People love bundles
• Build your community

https://www.booktv.org/Watch/15830/2014+Book+Expo+America+Panel+Discussion+The+Future+of+Bricks+and+Mortar+Retailers.aspx

The two articles below are ment to give you an introduction to some of the things you can do to setup a book launch and promote your book. Even pulling out one tip will get your started.

Behind the scenes of a 20,000 download Amazon/Kindle book launch from Steve Scott’s blog. You might not do everything mentioned in this article but there are a lot of great ideas here.
https://www.stevescottsite.com/book-launch

Noah Kagan gives us a detailed article on how to get a #1 book on Amazon.
http://okdork.com/2014/05/07/10-marketing-tactics-to-net-41000-downloads-on-amazon/?hvid=14vIvT

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