Giving Away Ready Or Not On Kindle This Week!

Discussion in 'Plugs, Promotion, & Success Stories' started by Chautona, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. Chautona

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    http://www.amazon.co...dy+or+not+havig


    My ranking is going through the roof! WOOT!

    Please spread the word. I'm also giving away a free hard copy of any of my books on my blog for those who share the info. Just head on over to chautona.com for info.

    Totally excited!
     
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  2. Michael J Scott

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    Congratulations! Way to go, girlfriend!

    Did you KDP Select this? I've been considering that option for my next title.
     
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  3. Chautona

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    Yep. I've done it before but not with this success. 31k downloads in 36 hours. WOOT. Sales are still climbing after the end of the promo. :)
     
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  4. Michael J Scott

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    Gulp is that 31k as in 31 thousand downloads?! :blink:
     
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  5. Chautona

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    Yep! It was amazing! We hit 24k in 24 hours and I worked it out and that worked out to one every 3.6 seconds. Blew my mind.
     
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  6. Michael J Scott

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    Holy crap! How much $$ does that translate into (if I may boldly ask)?
     
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  7. Chautona

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    A significant portion of that is done with a 36 hour free promo, but during that time and since, according to my marketing guru, I've made about 1400 dollars. Not bad for 48 hours. :)
     
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  8. Michael J Scott

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    Now THAT is something to celebrate! 36K downloads is an awesome figure! That is huge! If you figure an average print run would be 3,000 by traditional standards, it means you've bested that by 12 times in a day.
     
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  9. Michael J Scott

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    I'm real curious to know how this affects your other books as well. Keep me posted! YeHah!
     
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  10. Chautona

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    It got my name into hands of people who had never heard of me. I'm getting a slow but steady stream of emails and posts on facebook/blog saying they bought the next two books in the series after downloading the first etc.

    That was the main goal-- get my name out there. It just happened to be profitable too!
     
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  11. Chautona

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    I highly recommend my marketing gal.
     
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  12. Michael J Scott

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    Okay. I'll bite. Who's your marketing gal and how much did she cost?
     
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  13. Chautona

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    email me your email address and I'll put you in contact with her. She works on a varied scale etc. It just depends on what you "order" so to speak. She can send you info and you can use or ignore as you like. (and I get no kickback for it... totally not affiliated with her outside of hiring her)
     
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  14. Chautona

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    Oh, and I'm chautona@chautona.com :)
     
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  15. Chautona

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    I got permission to post.

    http://www.themoxie.net

    I knew she was redoing her website so I didn't want to do it until she gave the OK.
     
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  16. hippiechyck

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    YAY!!!!! I was coming to post if you hadn't!

    Chautona is kickin' it!!!!! Keep an eye on her, she's got scores of freebies coming ;)
     
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    YAY!!!!! I was coming to post if you hadn't!

    Chautona is kickin' it!!!!! Keep an eye on her, she's got scores of freebies coming ;)
     
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  18. Michael J Scott

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    I just got word from her this morning. She's going to promote my books! :D Now I've got some work to do!
     
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  19. jedi79

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    Congratulations Chautona! I downloaded a copy of your book on my kindle the other day, but I have not had a chance to look at it yet. It looks really good!
     
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