A Taste of Honey – promotion

One of my favourite authors, whom many of you will already be familiar with from some of my reviews of his work here… Tom Benson’s latest novel, A Taste of Honey, is currently on a Kindle countdown promotion, and in his latest blog post he gives us some insight into how such promotions work…

Tom Benson - Creative

This week, commencing Sunday 29th March 2015, I am promoting A Taste of Honey with a Kindle Countdown Deal.

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What does that mean to the buying public?
Although the title of the promotion suggests a countdown, it is the period of the promotion that is counted down – not the item price. The item price starts low and goes back up.

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How does it work?
– The book price is adjusted by the author to be at an accepted minimum price, and that is a minimum set by Amazon; not the author.
– The book will be available at the lowest price for a period of perhaps one, two or three days.
– The price will go up in increments at each stage, until it returns to the original price after the week-long promotion.

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In the case of my books I maintain a low price. I…

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About RuddersWriting

Middle-aged man, aspiring writer, book blogger/reviewer, and author, one grown-up son and young grandson, now retired from the rail industry, actively working to develop a writing career.

Posted on March 29, 2015, in Book Reviews. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Sincere thanks for reblogging this article Paul. As you know, one of the key elements of what we do as indie writers is to try to engage with our readers. It is partly to do with that aspect of the writing that I wanted to explain this particular promotion, and of course why I am using it.

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