Promoting Your Books on Amazon

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I’ve only just discovered, too late, that when you run a Kindle Countdown deal it either happens at Amazon.com or Amazon.UK, and not all regions at the same time.  So while this time I’ve managed to put different books on Countdowns for the different regions, I’ll know better for next time.

The thing to do if you want your deal to be available to both regions is to set up two separate promotions for the same book on the same dates – one for UK and another for the USA.  It’s a bit trickier setting a low price for the other regions, so you’d probably be better off doing an extra promotion where you manually set prices to ninety nine cents for your promotional period.  The only problem with that is that you won’t get the additional visibility of having your Countdown books listed on Amazon’s deals page.  People do…

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One thought on “Promoting Your Books on Amazon

    dgkaye said:
    November 18, 2015 at 7:37 am

    Great advice Jo. Yes, I found out when I first ran kindle countdown that my fellow Canadians weren’t entitled to the promo.This is just stupid stuff with Amazon.🙂

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