Indie Rambles #14 – How to be Visible on Amazon

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In his second free video (Your First 10 K Readers Series), Nick Stephenson talks about:

“- how to find your audience in amongst the gazillion other books out there
– how to get readers to come to you… “

I highly recommend the video. Here are some of my “take-aways.”

5 Key points:

  1. Amazon is not a bookstore. It is a search engine. It’s all about changing your mindset about how to sell books.
  2. Amazon is the second largest search engine in the world
  3. the process of selling books is like the process of getting a high ranking for your website on Google. It’s all about SEO (i.e., Search Engine Optimization)
  4. choosing powerful keywords is how you bring your readers to you (this is where I learned about Kindle Spy which I wrote about the other day- see post)
  5. Romance is the biggest genre on Kindle

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Author: Jo-Ann Carson

Jo-Ann Carson writes a saucy mix of fantasy, adventure and romance. Her latest stories are in the Gambling Ghosts Series: A Highland Ghost for Christmas, A Viking Ghost for Valentine’s Day, Confessions of a Pirate Ghost and The Biker Ghost Meets his Match. An anthology of the novellas will be coming out this summer. Currently she is working on Midnight Magic, A Ghost & Abby Mystery, the first book in a spin-off series from her Viking ghost story. Jo-Ann loves watching sunrises, playing Mah Jong and drinking good coffee. You can chat with her on social media: You can find all her links on her website - http://jo-anncarson.com

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