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Tweeting Amazon Links May Be Killing Your Book Sales

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Michael Dalton

Yesterday, I discussed my growing doubts about the usefulness of Twitter in selling books. Yet I had little to go on beyond intuition and some anecdotal evidence from my own experiences and those of a few other authors.

So I’ve decided to conduct a test. Starting at about 8:00 a.m. PST this morning, I’ve stopped tweeting book links altogether. I’m going to continue this at least through the weekend. Instead, I’m going to concentrate on tweeting links to my content, both here and my reviews on Christina Harding’s blog.

I decided to start today for a specific reason. Thursdays, for reasons I am still pondering, have been terrible selling days for me. I’ll be cruising along on Tuesday and Wednesday, then bam, Thursday comes and my sales take a nose dive—only to spike up again on Friday and into the weekend. I don’t know why this is so, but the…

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Author: tammysdragonfly

A member of the Romance Writers of America, as well as the FTHRW Chapter, Tamara Ferguson is the top-ten best-selling and multi-award winning author of the Kissed By Fate Romance Series and the Tales of The Dragonfly Romance Suspense Series. Her latest release is Two Hearts Surrendered. This military romance is her contribution to the bestselling Magical Weddings anthology, which includes stories by fifteen USA Today, best-selling, and award-winning authors. Tales of the Dragonfly Book II: In Flight was a 2014 WINNER at the Readers' Favorite International Book Awards. Her latest release, That Unforgettable Kiss was recently a top ten Amazon bestseller in Kindle Saga Fiction and has earned 3-5★Reviews from Readers' Favorite Editorial Reviewers.

One thought on “Tweeting Amazon Links May Be Killing Your Book Sales

  1. I think this may be true though I don’t have any direct experience regarding books. Authors have related similar experiences. I tweet a good bit, but I’m not sure how effective my efforts are. I have gotten visitors to my blog through tweeting , but nothing that I’d call substantial. Tweeting is a minor investment of time so I’ll continue doing it unless I find it all to be useless.

    Arlee Bird
    A to Z Challenge Co-host
    Tossing It Out

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