An easy way to sell more books

Now why didn’t I think of that? Well, actually, I did, but Nicholas says it much better in his blog. Don’t forget to read bestselling author Jonathon Gunson’s original post at==>BestsellerLabs!

 

Nicholas C. Rossis

Effrosyni Moschoudi was the very first one to suggest to me this little trick, and I have since used it with all my books. Now, Jonathan Gunson has written a great post with the same easy way to sell more books, as a comment on a presentation by Goodreads CEO Otis Chandler.

In a survey of Goodreads’ 15 million strong membership, he found that the main driver of eBook purchases was, unsurprisingly, ‘referral by a friend’.  But when a follow-up question was put to readers, another powerful sales strategy for authors emerged.

They were asked:  “What do you want to do when you get to the end of a book?”

The telling response was that 83%wanted tosee what else the author had written.

Here’s the actual slide from Chandler’s presentation:
Goodreads Readers

How Can Authors Take Advantage Of This ‘Show Me More’ Moment?

If most readers finish books and immediately…

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3 thoughts on “An easy way to sell more books

  1. Jeff Bennington, who did the cover for my first book, “The Tourist Killer,” suggested I put the first chapter of my next book at the end. I’ve done that ever since.
    I like the other ideas, too, especially reviews of the other books.

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