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A Letter from the Founder

Hello! I am the founder of Freebooksy and Bargain Booksy. I try to communicate with most of our customers so hopefully this is not the first time you are hearing from me. But if it is, thank you for being a supporter. I started Freebooksy back in 2011 as a side project to help my […]

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Anatomy of a Kindle Owner [Infographic]

We’re constantly curious about a Kindle owner’s consumer behavior: what they’re reading, how they discover books, whom they trust for book recommendations, where they’re talking about the books they’re reading. We have a resource of hundreds of thousands of Kindle owners in the form of our readers at Freebooksy, Bargain Booksy, NewInBooks, and Red Feather Romance. We surveyed our readers to get a sense of the current trends and benchmark data associated with a Kindle owner.

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Written Word Media partners with Kobo Writing Life

Freebooksy Series Features Now Provide Wider Marketing Opportunities for Indie Authors   July 21, 2015 – Kobo and Written Word Media announced the launch of a new partnership today called Freebooksy Features, a curated selection of free ebook titles handpicked by a collaborative team from Freebooksy and Writer’s Life. The selections represent an array of genres […]

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The Secret to Marketing Your Book Series

Writing a series is a great way to keep your reader base and sell more books. But how does that translate to marketing? How can authors make the most of the series model and effectively reach the people most likely to be repeat customers and longtime readers? We talked to two influencers in the book […]

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How to Create a Best-Selling Cover

Never judge a book by its cover. The problem with that? Everyone does it.  A book’s cover informs the reader of the book’s genre, tone, content, and even quality. You know that your book is high-quality — but a professional cover is the fastest way to make sure the reader knows it too. We’ll demonstrate. […]

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Holiday Author Marketing – Survey Results

When most people think of the holiday season, hot chocolate and snow angels come to mind. We love a cup of cocoa as much as the next person, but all we want for Christmas is a report on holiday author marketing trends. We couldn’t find a report to gift ourselves, so we compiled our own. We surveyed […]

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Summer Sales Trends

The summer doldrums. The dog days of summer. The slow season. Not very cheerful in terms of book sales, perhaps, but that’s the truth of summer in ecommerce. People travel, take vacations, and spend time outside – which means fewer hours in front of the computer shopping. Fewer eyes on your book. Fewer dollars spent […]

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Want to Write for Freebooksy?

Authors: we recently started a new blog on Freebooksy focused on the joy of reading. And we’d love to have you contribute. The audience for the blog are readers (not authors) and the content we are posting is focused on reading, books, and things that readers love. You can see some of our recent articles […]

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How To Price Your eBook

There is an ongoing debate among authors on how best to price their ebooks. As the author of your ebook, you are in the best position to determine the optimal price for your ebook. You have access to all your sales data and how it fluctuates when you run different promotions. However, it’s always useful […]

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