Marketing: Results from Paid Promotion of 99 cent-eBook


Check out this blog. I did a similar exercise with my book Blood Orange and a post on The Opinionated Man’s new bookstore coupled with a cheap ($1 per day) Facebook ads and sold an average of 100 books per day during the 7 day promotion. Your mileage may vary.

Diana Tibert

Lessons in Self-publishingFor one week, my epic fantasy eBook Shadows in the Stone was reduced from $3.99 to $0.99. To help promote it, I added the book to Betty Book Freak’s mailing list. I didn’t put it on any other site because I wanted to gauge the results of the paid ad.

Readers of this blog will remember I’m working on my marketing skills, running experiments and testing promotional ideas. The two posts I previously wrote about on this subject are:

Marketing Results

Like all marketing campaigns, many things influence results—day of the week, day of the year, number of subscribers to mailing lists, full moons, a horrible book, a terrible blurb, Trump stealing the spotlight, ghastly book covers, vacations, hens laying…you get the picture—so what did or didn’t work one…

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