Maybe not to free next time!

I gave away about 750 free Kindle copies of A Murder in Mount Moriah during my Christmas promotion. That was nowhere near the 1300+ that I gave away during the first promo in October, but about what I was expecting, considering my promo ran on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. However, my belief that the free promo would improve my ranking proved unfounded. I was hovering around 60,000 before the promo. Now I’m at 320,000! Bawh?? I’m still hopeful that it will increase my audience and result in a few word-of-mouth sales. In better news, I’m up to 200 entries in my Goodreads giveaway and almost 100 people have added it to their “to read” lists. Onwards and upwards!

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2 responses to “Maybe not to free next time!

  1. Just remember, all the other books ahead of you were for free too!

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  2. I’ve had 4 sales in the last 2 days after the promo, which is not bad. (Overall, I’ve been averaging 1 sale/day). My ranking improved accordingly. Was it due to the free book promo? No idea.

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