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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24025 on: January 27, 2018, 09:25:44 AM »
Saw that Kay is hot and trending...um, her book is!! I have a readper for Feb. 10th. Will let everyone know how it does.

Nominated Blood Will Tell. Good luck!!
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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24026 on: January 27, 2018, 03:16:22 PM »
If anyone needs another recommendation for the promo service, Readper, I got the newsletter at 8:39 this morning, with my book featured at the top, and I just checked the KS website at 9:50 and my book is already in Hot and Trending!

Impressive stuff. Mine is in and out of Hot and Trending. Though I've yet to use Readper, I may go full bull on it for my next Kindle Scout.
I had great success with my local newspaper and a call to action the editor gave me. I saw a direct correlation in the stats every day.
What was quite amusing, is my brother lives in Madrid and over the past few days, have seen a jump in page views and nominations from Google.es
I was able to thank him before he told me he had helped to promo my book. That was quite funny.
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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24027 on: January 27, 2018, 05:42:31 PM »
Even if I forget to post the details, I'm using my slots to nominate books everyday, following Steve's list.

I just nominated  Island on Fire by Sophie Schiller, and The Thief's Son by Jose Carlos Antunes. I already had nominated a few days ago, Knight School by Robert G. Culp.

Best of luck, guys!

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24028 on: January 28, 2018, 04:09:34 AM »
It's Sunday morning and I'm planning on a haircut later today. I had been letting myself shag out a bit over the winter, leaning towards a sort of mountain man look - but I've got several public appearances scheduled for February and I need to look my best.

So 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! Blood Will Tell by Colleen S. Myers
4 days left Acts of God and Other Damage by Missy Wilkinson
4 days left Secret of the Lost Key by Paul Kilmartin
5 days left Angels In The Basement by Kristi Lane
5 days left The Human Dilemma by Rupert Exavier Moore
6 days left The Ancient Tripod of Peace by Kalen Cap
6 days left My Love Is Vengeance by Georgiana Derwent
14 days left Justified Sins by Brian Drae
14 days left Imperfect Li(v)es by SA Krishnan
19 days left Trip to Turbulence by James F. Walsh
20 days left Electric Gardens by M. Black
25 days left Wards and Wonders by Kay L. Ling
25 days left Ghostly Intentions by Jill James
25 days left The Haunting of Kaleb Bell by W. & W. Sawday
25 days left hypnoSnatch by Trisha Mcnary
26 days left The Lunar Deception by T.E. Olivant
28 days left The Last Hunter by Lee Hayton

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!

PS: Don't forget, if you HAVEN'T been selected for Kindle Scout and you are wondering what to do next you can get just as much help from the "My Book Wasn't Accepted For Kindle Scout - Now What?" thread. Even if you already know what you are going to do I guarantee you'll get an awful lot of support from the gang over there!

Check it out - https://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,243477.0.html


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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24029 on: January 28, 2018, 06:40:04 AM »
Had three slots open up and nominated:

Blood Will Tell by Colleen S. Myers
Acts of God and Other Damage by Missy Wilkinson
Secret of the Lost Key by Paul Kilmartin

Best of luck to all three!

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24030 on: January 28, 2018, 06:46:47 AM »
Had three slots open up and nominated:

Blood Will Tell by Colleen S. Myers
Acts of God and Other Damage by Missy Wilkinson
Secret of the Lost Key by Paul Kilmartin

Best of luck to all three!

Mark

Mark! Thank you, you big legend.

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24031 on: January 28, 2018, 06:53:44 AM »
"The Ancient Tripod of Peace" is in its final week on kindle scout now. Time for an update. Views are 6.2K so chugging along toward the 7K goal. Reached the 361 hours H&T goal yesterday, so will be over half of the 720 hour length of the campaign. External bumped over 24%, so just shy of the 25% goal given its start, so that remains iffy.

Hoping for a good final week. Had a couple nominations drop off my personal list, so added a couple more from the list here. Best wishes to everyone here on their campaigns.

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24032 on: January 28, 2018, 07:56:56 AM »
Had three slots open up and nominated:

Blood Will Tell by Colleen S. Myers
Acts of God and Other Damage by Missy Wilkinson
Secret of the Lost Key by Paul Kilmartin

Best of luck to all three!

Mark

Thank you so much, Mark! I'm honored.

I'm glad this campaign is coming to an end. Had I known what January had in store, I might have waited. I got back in town from my sister's wedding last Thursday. Then on Tuesday, I watched my grandmother die. She had been in hospice for a year, so I knew this was coming, but I didn't know it would happen so fast when it did.

The point--it's been an emotionally exhausting month; I fell off the promotion wagon big time and now I'm ready to let the chips fall where they may.

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24033 on: January 28, 2018, 08:09:33 AM »
I could really use some nominations for my book hypnoSnatch.  https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/2PK2TEING5XE3

I don't have a big contact list, but I asked everyone I could think of and tried everything I could think of to get votes, but with >400 page views for the first three days and then 300 yesterday, it still hasn't been on H&T. I thought that's a lot of page views, and there must be a problem if I haven't got on H&T, but maybe it's not really a big number?

Does the amount of external traffic make a difference in getting selected?
Thanks for all help!


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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24034 on: January 28, 2018, 08:27:27 AM »
I could really use some nominations for my book hypnoSnatch.  https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/2PK2TEING5XE3

I don't have a big contact list, but I asked everyone I could think of and tried everything I could think of to get votes, but with >400 page views for the first three days and then 300 yesterday, it still hasn't been on H&T. I thought that's a lot of page views, and there must be a problem if I haven't got on H&T, but maybe it's not really a big number?

Does the amount of external traffic make a difference in getting selected?
Thanks for all help!

Based on what I've read from earlier posts, a lot of people do seem to think external traffic matters more for H&T than internal views (I don't think anyone really knows for sure, but they have some good points to back it up).

The general theme I've seen emerge from reading these posts is that ultimately, it isn't the stats that get a book selected. It's the book, and whether or not Amazon thinks it can sell it. Now, the stats can be a way of showing Amazon "Hey look, lot's of people will buy my book!" but that isn't enough on its own. Could it be a tie-breaker? Say between two books of equal merit, but one has more stats than the other? I suppose. But at that point, it seems like Amazon would just take on both books.

FWIW, congratulations on your stats so far; those are great numbers to be proud of. Also, people might be saving your book for later when they have more nominations opening up. Either way, that's a lot of eyeballs on your work already! Best of luck going forward!

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« Reply #24035 on: January 28, 2018, 09:40:53 AM »
Thank you so much, Mark! I'm honored.

I'm glad this campaign is coming to an end. Had I known what January had in store, I might have waited. I got back in town from my sister's wedding last Thursday. Then on Tuesday, I watched my grandmother die. She had been in hospice for a year, so I knew this was coming, but I didn't know it would happen so fast when it did.

The point--it's been an emotionally exhausting month; I fell off the promotion wagon big time and now I'm ready to let the chips fall where they may.

So, sorry to hear about your loss of your grandmother. And remember, decisions are made based on a variety of factors, so whether you've been available or not for it, you're getting previews and are still in consideration by a kindle imprint to take one as much as anyone here.

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« Reply #24036 on: January 28, 2018, 10:47:47 AM »
Mark! Thank you, you big legend.

I'm a legend?  When did that happen?  Infamous maybe, but a legend?...

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« Reply #24037 on: January 28, 2018, 12:23:46 PM »
Well, my campaign for Knight School has officially ended as of this morning.  48 hours in Hot & Trending and 1.8k views.  Not the greatest stats, but better than I expected.  Thanks to everyone who has nominated Knight School and for helping me go out with a bang.  Just received an email from Kindle Scout, stating that my book is currently in review and I should know something in a few busisness days.  It didn't state anything about feedback though.  Does that mean I will or won't receive feedback?  Just curious.

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« Reply #24038 on: January 28, 2018, 12:29:44 PM »
I'm a legend?  When did that happen?  Infamous maybe, but a legend?...

Its an Irish thing. Do someone a favour and you are a legend.
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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24039 on: January 28, 2018, 12:31:11 PM »
Thanks for the info Wand and R.E. I'll take a break from pulling my hair out now.  ;D


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« Reply #24040 on: January 28, 2018, 12:44:55 PM »
Its an Irish thing. Do someone a favour and you are a legend.

Outstanding!  Maybe I'll move to Ireland where I can be a legend all the time...

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24041 on: January 28, 2018, 12:54:11 PM »
Hi Steve: Can you please add my book to your list? 25 days left as of today
hypnoSnatch: https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/2PK2TEING5XE3
Much appreciated!

It's Saturday and I have got one more day of work ahead of me.

So 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! Island on Fire by Sophie Schiller
LAST DAY LEFT! Knight School by Robert G. Culp
LAST DAY LEFT! The Thief's Son by Jose Carlos Antunes
1 day left Blood Will Tell by Colleen S. Myers
5 days left Acts of God and Other Damage by Missy Wilkinson
5 days left Secret of the Lost Key by Paul Kilmartin
6 days left Angels In The Basement by Kristi Lane
6 days left The Human Dilemma by Rupert Exavier Moore
7 days left The Ancient Tripod of Peace by Kalen Cap
7 days left My Love Is Vengeance by Georgiana Derwent
15 days left Justified Sins by Brian Drae
15 days left Imperfect Li(v)es by SA Krishnan
20 days left Trip to Turbulence by James F. Walsh
21 days left Electric Gardens by M. Black
26 days left Wards and Wonders by Kay L. Ling
26 days left Ghostly Intentions by Jill James
26 days left The Haunting of Kaleb Bell by W. & W. Sawday
27 days left The Lunar Deception by T.E. Olivant
29 days left The Last Hunter by Lee Hayton

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!

PS: Don't forget, if you HAVEN'T been selected for Kindle Scout and you are wondering what to do next you can get just as much help from the "My Book Wasn't Accepted For Kindle Scout - Now What?" thread. Even if you already know what you are going to do I guarantee you'll get an awful lot of support from the gang over there!

Check it out - https://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,243477.0.html


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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24042 on: January 28, 2018, 01:14:06 PM »
Outstanding!  Maybe I'll move to Ireland where I can be a legend all the time...

Oh being a full time legend is different. That's offering lifts to the airport for strangers, saving a stool in a busy pub,  coming up with chocolate for the lads at the hurling when someone says they are hungry. In lieu of calling someone a nice person, we might say, that guy or girl are 'fierce sound'.

You are most welcome to come over. I will give you the tour.

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« Reply #24043 on: January 28, 2018, 01:14:36 PM »
Well, my campaign for Knight School has officially ended as of this morning.  48 hours in Hot & Trending and 1.8k views.  Not the greatest stats, but better than I expected.  Thanks to everyone who has nominated Knight School and for helping me go out with a bang.  Just received an email from Kindle Scout, stating that my book is currently in review and I should know something in a few busisness days.  It didn't state anything about feedback though.  Does that mean I will or won't receive feedback?  Just curious.

Congrats on finishing the campaign--and nice stats! Hope you get good news soon!

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« Reply #24044 on: January 28, 2018, 01:17:36 PM »
Well, my campaign for Knight School has officially ended as of this morning.  48 hours in Hot & Trending and 1.8k views.  Not the greatest stats, but better than I expected.  Thanks to everyone who has nominated Knight School and for helping me go out with a bang.  Just received an email from Kindle Scout, stating that my book is currently in review and I should know something in a few busisness days.  It didn't state anything about feedback though.  Does that mean I will or won't receive feedback?  Just curious.
The feedback is sent separately, anywhere from a day after to, in at least one case, almost a week after. Joy! Something else to wait for!


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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24045 on: January 28, 2018, 01:20:40 PM »
Hi all. It's been a long time since I was here. My book got selected for Kindle Press two years ago. I'm going to set up a campaign for a second book as soon as I finish a final proofread on the manuscript.

In the meantime, and I apologize if this has been mentioned ad nausea (I have not read this thread in a long time), but I can't emphasis this enough--your time on Hot and Trending is a small criteria for consideration in getting selected. I would never recommend authors pay for advertising to help get your book on H&T. Save your money. Good book, good cover, good blurb--all of that is in your control.

Best of luck and I have nom'd the earliest books on the list.
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« Reply #24046 on: January 28, 2018, 01:29:17 PM »
Congrats on finishing the campaign--and nice stats! Hope you get good news soon!

Thank you :)

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« Reply #24047 on: January 28, 2018, 01:33:48 PM »
The feedback is sent separately, anywhere from a day after to, in at least one case, almost a week after. Joy! Something else to wait for!

I know, right?  But it will be worth the wait for feedback or an email confirming publication.  Sigh.  Time to start counting the days.  Here's hoping.

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« Reply #24048 on: January 28, 2018, 01:35:35 PM »
My Love is Vengeance has got six days left to go. I'm at 261 hours H&T and 3900 page views. So decent, but not outstanding compared to some stats I've seen.

The campaign has been really up and down. For the first five days, I hovered around the 300-500 views per day mark, presumably buoyed by a mixture of being on the "new" list and an initial burst of promotional activity. Since then, it's fallen into a fairly predicable pattern. I've done a few paid-for promotions, and they've earned me 100-200 page views, and launched me into H&T. For a couple of days each time, some combination of the residual effects of the promotion and/or internal viewers spotting me on the H&T list have kept me in that low hundreds range. Then it's steadily trailed off, until I'm into low double figures for a few days, only to rise again at the next solid promotion.

I'm currently H&T again, which I credit almost entirely to a slot in the Ripley's Booklist newsletter yesterday. Incidentally, I cannot recommend that service enough if your book is YA. That's now all the promotion I was originally planning over and done with (other than intending to send a few tweets and FB messages myself). My question is whether I ought to do one more set piece paid for promotion this coming week, or whether I might now be able to ride out the last few days on the strength of slipping into the "ending soon" list. I've seen quite a few books there's been no sign of before suddenly appear in H&T with a day or two to go before their campaign closes.

Part of me wants to make a real effort to finish strong. Part of me thinks I've done everything I can, and I ought to just let things play out now. People who've been there and done that, how much of an end of campaign boost did you get? And did you do any end of campaign promotion?

All views very much appreciated...

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Re: Kindle Scout experiences & Nomination Requests (MERGED)
« Reply #24049 on: January 28, 2018, 01:54:49 PM »
So, sorry to hear about your loss of your grandmother. And remember, decisions are made based on a variety of factors, so whether you've been available or not for it, you're getting previews and are still in consideration by a kindle imprint to take one as much as anyone here.

Thank you for your condolences! And that's encouraging to here re: all the factors.