Getting Reviews

Need Book Reviews? Start Here Thirteen┬áStarting Points for Getting Reviews for your eBook or Print Book Email It should go without saying, you want to tap into your own email list to see who might leave a review. Business associates, connections to groups you might belong to, etc., are perfect candidates. Amazon frowns on reviews left by relatives, so if your cousin or sister with the same last name leaves a review, Amazon might pull the review or even close your account, albeit temporarily. Even without the same last name, you want to exercise caution when asking those who are close to you to comment on your book. You might want to say something along the lines of, “Please don’t …

Book Covers

There are a number of services you can use for book design work, ranging from the inexpensive to higher-end products. I’ll be listing some links and resources in a bit. Before you start work on your cover give thought to what your end-goal is with each book. Is the quality of the cover important? Sometimes cover appearance isn’t a huge factor and other times it’s crucial. In all cases, there are some goals to meet. Price can be a factor of quality. That said, I would use the type of book you’re producing as a determining factor in how much you want to spend. If, for example, you want to develop a series, it would behoove you to look for …