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Hooking Up With Other Books

Hooking Up With Other Books

Posted by Randy StapilusPosted on Fri, 23 Jan 2015in BookWorks

A couple of weeks ago I ordered a Kindle copy of “The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide.” I reviewed it for its Amazon site, and about a week after that Amazon replied with a note asking: Could I recommend other books readers of the “Ultimate Resource Guide” might like? Amazon does nothing without a marketing plan in mind, which led me to ask: Might there be marketing advantages for self-publishers who align their books with other, better-known or bigger-budgeted, books? That means not the tired approach of a book with the front cover tag line suggesting it’s just like or...