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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18750 on: June 11, 2017, 06:53:07 AM »
Had three slots open up and nominated:

Fallen from Grace by Nikki Landis
The Modern Mage by T.J. Flaxman
Shipley Bridge by David Thompson

Best of luck to all three and the eleven in KS limbo (AKA the waiting room.)

Mark

Thank you Mark!

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18751 on: June 11, 2017, 06:53:44 AM »
Thank you again to everyone who supported The Freak Show Below Kindle Scout campaign. I promised a free copy even if it was not selected. The book is free on Amazon now. Here are Amazon links, or you can click on the book in my signature.

Amazon US:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon UK:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon Canada:
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon Australia:
https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B072MJHB1F

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18752 on: June 11, 2017, 06:54:34 AM »
Fallen from Grace by Nikki Landis
The Modern Mage by T.J. Flaxman
Shipley Bridge by David Thompson

Nominated! Good luck!

I'm in the waiting room now. Hoping for the best, expecting the worst. Thanks to everyone for supporting THE BOOK KNIGHTS.

Thank you! Much appreciated. Best of luck in there, see you soon.  :)

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18753 on: June 11, 2017, 06:55:47 AM »
Thank you for adding me to the list STEVE VERNON! Okay this morning I nominated
FALLEN FROM GRACE
MODERN MAGE

And I'll have my girlfriend nominate Night of the Webcam and Everett Exorcism - Lincoln - I'm in total debt to you for your Kindle Scout book of advice.
MY BOOK IS THE LOST SPY - not sure if I'm linking this correctly - but here goes. And hello to everyone on the KBoard today.  I'm finally having some sunny weather on Cape Cod!
My book is http://amzn.to/2sayWBA


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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18754 on: June 11, 2017, 06:57:41 AM »
Thank you again to everyone who supported The Freak Show Below Kindle Scout campaign. I promised a free copy even if it was not selected. The book is free on Amazon now. Here are Amazon links, or you can click on the book in my signature.

Amazon US:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon UK:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon Canada:
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon Australia:
https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B072MJHB1F

I'm doing the same with mine. Just downloaded from Amazon. I'm a little behind but hoping to read it soon.  :)

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18755 on: June 11, 2017, 08:19:00 AM »
Thanks for the birthday wishes, everyone.  I had a nice birthday visiting with family.

Jada, thanks for the book!  Looking forward to it.

Robertson- wishing you all the best with your book.  I loved loved loved Scot Free!


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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18756 on: June 11, 2017, 08:52:25 AM »
Thanks for that, Mary! I've just nominated your book and wish you best luck with it (between my wife and I, we always have six slots available for the titles at the top of the list).

Robertson

Thank you! For some reason I didn't think I was that close to the top of the list, but nope, there I am. This campaign has flown by...
 
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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18757 on: June 11, 2017, 11:42:27 AM »
Nominated the top three. Another blog post went out this morning!

Check it out Here

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18758 on: June 11, 2017, 12:00:32 PM »
Thank you again to everyone who supported The Freak Show Below Kindle Scout campaign. I promised a free copy even if it was not selected. The book is free on Amazon now. Here are Amazon links, or you can click on the book in my signature.

Amazon US:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon UK:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon Canada:
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon Australia:
https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B072MJHB1F

Awesome! I just read the first chapter of your 'Dog Days of Karma' and I'm liking how quick you have brought out Erica and Celeste 's characters. Can't wait to get this completed and start reading 'The Freak Show Below'.

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18759 on: June 11, 2017, 12:13:45 PM »
Welcome, D.L.! Thread of a Spider looks really interesting. We're in the same categories on KS, and we've been sharing time on the Hot and Trending list. I just fell off, and you're back on. Well done! What do you say we both get picked? ;)

G. McKenney, I'm game! I nominated yours. Here's hoping! ;)
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« Reply #18760 on: June 11, 2017, 01:59:36 PM »
Top three nominated. Good Luck all!

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« Reply #18761 on: June 11, 2017, 05:59:55 PM »
Fallen from Grace by Nikki Landis
The Modern Mage by T.J. Flaxman
Shipley Bridge by David Thompson

Nominated! Good luck!

I'm in the waiting room now. Hoping for the best, expecting the worst. Thanks to everyone for supporting THE BOOK KNIGHTS.

Thanks JG!
Thanks Hilary!

Bar Girl is FREE!
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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18762 on: June 11, 2017, 06:07:24 PM »
Thank you again to everyone who supported The Freak Show Below Kindle Scout campaign. I promised a free copy even if it was not selected. The book is free on Amazon now. Here are Amazon links, or you can click on the book in my signature.

Amazon US:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon UK:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon Canada:
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B072MJHB1F
Amazon Australia:
https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B072MJHB1F

Thanks for the book! Can't wait to read it :)

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18763 on: June 12, 2017, 04:25:45 AM »
I hate Mondays more than any man on the planet - but we're here, nonetheless.

Let's get on with today's list, shall we?

Remember - the campaigns that need nominations the most are the ones that are closest to the LAST DAY LEFT, 1 day left, 2 days left etc.

Updated List

LAST DAY LEFT! Fallen from Grace by Nikki Landis
LAST DAY LEFT! The Modern Mage by T.J. Flaxman
3 days left Shipley Bridge by David Thompson
5 days left Black Sun Ascension by T.S. Starkenberg
5 days left Finding Home Again by Mary Head
7 days left Self Possessed by Lee Isserow
10 days left Nick of Time by Julianne Q. Johnson
12 days left The Everett Exorcism by Lincoln Cole
13 days left The Shadow Girl by Misty Mount
17 days left Beyond Gaza by Yvonne Crow
17 days left The Lost Spy by Kate Moira Ryan
18 days left Heart of Time by Skye Mackinnon
20 days left Justice Returns by William Bernhardt
21 days left I Rode for the Wigglin' W by Flynn Mcguin
24 days left The Summoner by M.C. Glan
24 days left The Book of Witches by Leena Maria
24 days left Unknown Presence by Alicia Rivoli
25 days left Hunter's Soul by Stacey Oakley
25 days left The Lost Word of Khymera, Part II by Theresa A. James

I put this list up every morning and I strive to keep it up-to-date so that this thread needn't dissolve into a flurry of "NOMINATE MY BOOK, NOMINATE MY BOOK" posts. No one is under any obligation to nominate any of these books. I'm just trying to keep the thread clear of unnecessary clutter. This way once a day there is a complete list of current candidates and folks can readily check out the kboards members who have a book in the running and can make up their own mind. I try and stay nonpartisan about it - which is why I don't comment on any particular book by title. I just keep the list.
 
If I have missed anyone please let me know either with a PM or by posting a link here in the thread.

Happy scouting folks!


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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18764 on: June 12, 2017, 04:36:22 AM »
Final few hours are a bit nail-biting! Anyway, thanks everyone who's supported. I'll let you know which way the scout gods lean. If The Modern Mage is not chosen and you would still like a free copy, just drop me a message and I'll get a copy over to you.

Thanks!


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Untitled First Book: 90%
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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18765 on: June 12, 2017, 04:42:38 AM »
Final few hours are a bit nail-biting! Anyway, thanks everyone who's supported. I'll let you know which way the scout gods lean. If The Modern Mage is not chosen and you would still like a free copy, just drop me a message and I'll get a copy over to you.

Thanks!

Have nominated you, good luck!

Still got 18 days of nail-biting ahead of me... *sigh*
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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18766 on: June 12, 2017, 04:56:46 AM »
Awesome! I just read the first chapter of your 'Dog Days of Karma' and I'm liking how quick you have brought out Erica and Celeste 's characters. Can't wait to get this completed and start reading 'The Freak Show Below'.
Thank you, Shan :) Can't wait to get my hands on MIBU :)

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18767 on: June 12, 2017, 04:58:16 AM »
Thanks, everyone, for grabbing your free copy of The Freak Show Below :)

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18768 on: June 12, 2017, 06:11:09 AM »
I have nominated

The Shadow Girl by Misty Mount
Nick of Time by Julianne Q Johnson
Heart of Time by Skye Mackinnon

I hope you all make it - your story ideas sure were interesting!

Leena :)


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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18769 on: June 12, 2017, 07:51:45 AM »
Thanks for the birthday wishes, everyone.  I had a nice birthday visiting with family.



Julianne, happy birthday and thank you for the lovely review of TDP. I really appreciate it. x
I've been a bit snowed under recently but I shall nominate another wave. Good luck all x


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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18770 on: June 12, 2017, 07:52:54 AM »
Nominated the top three books! My campaign is closing in on the home stretch! I have some pretty big promotions running now to hopefully finish strong!

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« Reply #18771 on: June 12, 2017, 08:05:49 AM »
Nominated the top three books! My campaign is closing in on the home stretch! I have some pretty big promotions running now to hopefully finish strong!

Would you mind sharing your latest stats? After reading your blog I'd be really interested to see how they compare to no-paid-for-advertising campaigns
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« Reply #18772 on: June 12, 2017, 08:08:51 AM »
Would you mind sharing your latest stats? After reading your blog I'd be really interested to see how they compare to no-paid-for-advertising campaigns

I've been avoiding anything too specific on the blog and for posting (saving that until after the campaign ends) but I'm on track to spend 90%+ hot and trending and break 10-15k page views (and 2-3 of the biggest promotions haven't even run yet, so who knows how those will go). I've also had a 1k + page views day.

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18773 on: June 12, 2017, 09:00:49 AM »
Good luck to
LAST DAY LEFT! Fallen from Grace by Nikki Landis
LAST DAY LEFT! The Modern Mage by T.J. Flaxman
I've got you in my nomination slots.

I'll move these two into my slots tomorrow.
Shipley Bridge by David Thompson
Black Sun Ascension by T.S. Starkenberg

Any ideas for promos? Anyone had luck with using scout boost?  Thank you for all those who visited my page - I'm from the world of theater and this is my first mystery novel - so appreciate this board and all the support!!   Here's a link again to THE LOST SPY - http://amzn.to/2sayWBA

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #18774 on: June 12, 2017, 09:12:46 AM »
Good luck to
LAST DAY LEFT! Fallen from Grace by Nikki Landis
LAST DAY LEFT! The Modern Mage by T.J. Flaxman
I've got you in my nomination slots.

I'll move these two into my slots tomorrow.
Shipley Bridge by David Thompson
Black Sun Ascension by T.S. Starkenberg

Any ideas for promos? Anyone had luck with using scout boost?  Thank you for all those who visited my page - I'm from the world of theater and this is my first mystery novel - so appreciate this board and all the support!!   Here's a link again to THE LOST SPY - http://amzn.to/2sayWBA

I tried out scout boost this time around (really wanted to run it to test it since I didn't get a chance to last campaign) and I scheduled it twice. One already ran, and one is coming up soon.

Preliminarily, I am pretty sure I will not recommend it unless this next promotion really wows me. To be honest, it did worse on its promotional day than some of my days where I just shared on social media, and it is in the bottom 5% of performing days of my campaign (many of which had no promotions running). Like I said, I'm going to wait and see to compare it against the other promotions I ran and to see how well day 2 goes, but it isn't looking good.

Best Indie Press runs starting wednesday, and there is another promotion running tomorrow that I have some high hopes for, so in my next blog post I should have some more useful information about those two promotions.