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So, You Want To Be a Best Selling Author?

Good for you! What are you going to write about? How about something really exotic – something that hasn’t been done yet, like a book on cats? Oh, wait… Amazon currently has 311,183 books listed for cats. Well, how about something informative? What do you know that nobody else does? Gardening? You love to garden, […]

Voyage into the Amazon Sales Rank

By Aaron Hierholzer The allure of the Amazon.com sales rank is well known to many an author, as is the bewilderment it often brings. How convenient—a number that tells you in hard, empirical terms how your book is doing! But alas, the Amazon sales rank is a fickle mistress. After noticing wild fluctuations in their […]