Posted on 03/21/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’re not aware of any dramatic changes in Amazon’s review rules, but it never hurts to share primers on this...

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Posted on 02/17/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Dave Chesson is a huge fan of Goodreads, but with its great power comes great responsibility. If you haven’t set...

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Posted on 02/14/2019 at 02:43 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Angela Ackerman understands that recruiting a street team for book launches can seem like an exercise in ego. She encourages...

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Posted on 02/02/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We don’t have to lecture you on how critical reviews are. So we’ll get straight to the meat of this...

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Posted on 12/10/2018 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author advice sites, including this one, are constantly harping on the need to gather reviews. Well, what happens when you...

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Posted on 12/04/2018 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Among the many routes one can take to gain more reviews is to try out a book-review website. Like anything...

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Posted on 11/13/2018 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Having eloquent and enthusiastic reviews is great for your self-confidence and, yes, for landing spots in certain book-recommendation newsletters. But...

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Posted on 11/08/2018 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sandra Beckwith began publishing in the era of word-of-mouth reviews. The way readers recommend books to each other has clearly...

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Posted on 10/15/2018 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter how up-to-date you think you are on Amazon’s review requirements, it never hurts to have a guide at...

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Posted on 08/29/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Don’t despair if your review totals are low — Joanna Penn and her readers are here to help. Penn has...

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