So, I obviously hadn’t been leveraging the synergies sufficiently when I posted my last KDP update. In the wake of reading a piece about the power of free and how it worked spectacularly well for the author, I thought I’d best give it a try.
Warning: this post is not necessarily all that engaging for most readers. It’s mainly aimed at fellow writers who are trying to decide whether or not to do the KDP Select program and drills down into the fairly dry details of my little experiments.
And, for those of you writers who have read many many of these KDP Select follow up posts, I’d say the three things that make these figures a little different, at least to the other reports that I’ve read on KDP Select results are:
1) I’ve got several books in multiple genres;
2) I’ve tried the promo on different days in different ways, with vastly differing results;
3) the improvement in sales has been palpable and gratifying, but not the kind of mind-blowing figures others seem to have experienced. Continue reading