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Re: Massive database of book promotion results
« Reply #75 on: May 04, 2017, 08:44:05 PM »
I was juuusssst about to finish my bout of Kboards procrastination and get back to writing when I spotted this thread.  I'm new here so I hadn't spotted it before.  I just did a 99 cent promo and posted a hefty breakdown of my experiences.  Rather than clutter this thread, you can find it here: https://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,248041.0.html

I'll definitely check out your site.  Two questions:  Do you make note of whether an ad is on "Day One" of a promo ad campaign?  Since many subscribers belong to multiple lists there must be diminishing returns for promo sites scheduled later... and yet if THEY had been the day one choice, they might have outperformed the one an author chose.  I'd LOVE to see some data of how different sites performed on Day One only.

Question two: do you take genres into effect?  Forgive me for not dashing over there right now and answering these myself but I've GOT to get back to work.  Thanks!

Nick Sullivan
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How did your promo turn out?

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Re: Massive database of book promotion results
« Reply #76 on: May 19, 2017, 10:25:28 AM »
You asked for it, and you're going to get it.

Many of you have asked to be able to sort the database on Indielisters. This is something I've wanted to add for a long time, but just haven't had the time and skills to make it happen.

But that's changing in July. I'm updating the website to a traditional membership site. No more weird Indielisters password. You'll have your own profile page with your own unique username and password.

And I'm making the entire database downloadable for members. Then you can geek out to your heart's content.

In the meantime, you can help us all make it more valuable by sharing your promo results so we can fill the database with even more numbers for you to crunch!

Keep the great suggestions coming!

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Re: Massive database of book promotion results
« Reply #77 on: June 02, 2017, 07:11:19 PM »
Indielisters has received some pretty sweet upgrades.

The new website is now a traditional membership site. No more weird one-off passwords for the submission form.

And now you can download data and sort to your heart's content.

Want to help me out? Help me build the list with your entries. The more you provide, the more I'll be able to provide for download and analysis.

Thanks and see you on the list!


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Re: Massive database of book promotion results
« Reply #78 on: June 19, 2017, 11:39:52 AM »
thank you for all the new signup! I guess you're liking the new website and downloadable data!

Don't forget to add your data in an entry!

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Re: Share Your Book Promotion RESULTS here!!!
« Reply #79 on: June 20, 2017, 04:30:57 AM »
The waiting is over. We now have New York Times Bestselling authors on IndieListers!

I just ran my second free promo for One of the Few on 25-26 Jan.

I used IndieListers data to optimize and plan my promos.

The result was 5,475 downloads, #1 in four Amazon categories, Top 3 in two others, and #41 of all free Kindle ebooks.

This is the highest number of downloads on IndieListers for a promo without a BookBub ;)


Great service and idea Jason, it is such a hard field to understand where to exactly market or share your books online, you are doing a good service to help some.
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Re: New Tool Shares Actual Book Promotion Results
« Reply #80 on: June 20, 2017, 07:25:08 AM »
Matt Manochio has released a blog article giving numbers for several ad purchases he did as an experiment:

https://mattmanochio.wordpress.com/2015/04/09/lessons-in-advertising-my-ebook-what-worked-what-didnt/

This was very informative. Thanks.

 

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Re: Share Your Book Promotion RESULTS here!!!
« Reply #81 on: June 20, 2017, 09:46:10 AM »

Great service and idea Jason, it is such a hard field to understand where to exactly market or share your books online, you are doing a good service to help some.

thanks Greg. Glad you found it!

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Re: New Tool Shares Actual Book Promotion Results
« Reply #82 on: June 21, 2017, 09:33:24 AM »
This was very informative. Thanks.

You bet Neil. Have you checked it out?

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Re: Massive database of book promotion results
« Reply #83 on: June 21, 2017, 09:42:01 AM »
This was very informative. Thanks.

This was from 2015?

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Re: Massive database of book promotion results
« Reply #84 on: June 21, 2017, 01:54:10 PM »
This was from 2015?

yes, the link he found was at the beginning of this thread, a ways back.

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Re: Massive database of book promotion results
« Reply #85 on: August 10, 2017, 09:14:52 AM »
So how cool is this?! One of our Indielisters is a data analyst who has crunched some numbers from the database.  She's going to be giving everyone something I've wanted to provide for a while: insights from the list!

So be on the lookout for a guest-post in the next few weeks :)

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« Reply #86 on: August 30, 2017, 02:54:34 PM »
Guest writer and data analyst breaks down Indielisters by the numbers.

Is running a book promotion worth it? How does it compare to running Facebook ads?

She answers all that and way more in a guest post here http://www.jasonbladd.com/run-book-promotion-numbers-say-yes/

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Re: Massive database of book promotion results
« Reply #87 on: October 16, 2017, 06:59:33 PM »
We continue to have steady stream of authors joining Indielisters and browsing the database.I would love to see more authors sharing their results. The more authors share, the easier it will be for you to make decisions on where to spend your time and money on promos. And as of several months ago, you can now download the entire database in Excel format and sort data until your brain hurts. See you on the list :)