for the Writers

Intro to Amazon Ads for authors

This post isn’t about Amazon. I mean, it _is_ about Amazon, but it isn’t. It’s bigger than that, about having more ways to get your work out there in front of your people. I love supporting local businesses and small businesses (I am one!). Amazon doesn’t need me to post about them to drive traffic their way. This is just a useful post for those curious what it’s like as they consider the myriad of options out there. A few months ago, I tried Bryan Cohen’s Amazon Ad challenge, where he step by step walks through setting up multiple Amazon Ads and what the next steps are to keep growing it. Here are a few of the things I loved about it as I dug in....

for the Bookworms, for the Writers

The Problem with Used Bookstores

Used bookstores. The elitist book-lover's nook. Libraries or Barnes N Noble or (God forbid) Amazon is for novices. Used bookstores are the bibliophile's home of choice. The smell of the books, the cats roaming the stacks, the treasure hunt for some undiscovered antique or classic. It takes dedication. I too love the atmosphere of a nice used bookstore.… Continue reading The Problem with Used Bookstores