Welcome to the Small Business Ideas Forum! We are a community of over 100,000 small business folks with over 163,000 posts for you to browse. We pride ourselves on being the friendliest forum you will find and we'd love to have you as a member of our community. Please take a moment and register for a free account. If you need any help, please contact Chris Logan.

Small Business Ideas Forum

Small Business Ideas Forum

A friendly place to share small business ideas and knowledge, ask questions, find help and encourage others that are involved in the small business industry. Topics include small business marketing, generating revenue and small business computing.

Go Back   Small Business Ideas Forum > Small Business Marketing - Online > Viral Marketing
Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 13th March 2016, 09:48 AM   #1
gregorydiehl
Member
 

Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Vilcabamba, Ecuador
Posts: 5

Default Best Way To Generate Positive Amazon Reviews On A Newly Published Book?

My first book is a little over two months away from publication in print, ebook, and audio varieties. I know from a lot of research that one of the keys to making sure it gets out there and sustainably sells (especially if you have not much of an existing following) is to get a large number of positive reviews as quickly as possible. I've read that 50 reviews is about the point where Amazon starts paying attention and featuring your book more.

So, other than just asking everyone I know to review the book, what's the best way to get people to read and review it? I plan to offer it for free for 5 days upon launch. I'm not sure what the price will be after that. How can I incentivize people?

The book is about branding and communication for small business

Gregory


Last edited by torka; 14th March 2016 at 11:08 AM. Reason: Removed link - not allowed per forum policy, sorry!
gregorydiehl is offline   Reply With Quote
Register or log in to remove this ad.
Old 17th March 2016, 02:52 PM   #2
DeniseTaylor
VIP Contributor
 

Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 302
Default

I know a lot of people contact website owners in the same niche and ask them to do it. They give away a free copy in exchange for a review.

Perhaps you could have a contest of some sort or give some kind of motivation as long as it doesn't violate any Amazon rules.

DeniseTaylor is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply   

Bookmarks


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How Self-Published Books Create Highly Profitable Businesses rskrob General Online Marketing Information 1 15th May 2014 02:01 PM
Published My New Book: PR Tools To Toot Your Own Horn! Diane Seltzer Success Stories and Profiles 2 28th March 2013 03:49 PM
FREE Amazon Kindle Book : Start Up From The Ground Up (Business Start Up Reference) CynthiaK Free Links 0 9th January 2013 05:04 AM
PC Care Experts Reviews Newly Join... laspag New Member Introductions 1 8th October 2012 01:46 PM
I Did It! Published On Amazon KDP!! mktgbiz Success Stories and Profiles 5 29th June 2012 11:47 AM



Thread Tools

Get Updates
RSS Feeds:
RSS Feed for Viral Marketing RSS for this Category Only: Viral Marketing

RSS Feed for Small Business Ideas Forum RSS for Entire Forum
Forum Rules


Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Small Business Ideas Forum


 
At Your Business - Small Business Directory
Free Business Forms - Prewritten Documents
 
Search Engine Guide
Small business guide to search marketing

 
Small Business Brief
Fetching the Best Small Business Info


Free Links - Free Advertising
Free Guide - Online Directory



Advertise your business here
Contact us for more details!


Semantic Juice
Register now to access free Quick SEO service!


Rocket Lawyer
Sign up for free 7 day trial. Boost your biz!


Buy UPC Codes
Get your products listed online!




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2018 - Privacy