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Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« on: April 13, 2018, 06:43:46 AM »
It's not a major change, but the Top 100 lists now show 50 books per page, so buyers only have to click once to see the complete ranking. I think it's a cleaner look, too.

https://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Kindle-Store-eBooks/zgbs/digital-text/154606011/

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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2018, 06:46:04 AM »
I still get the old version on the US site, but noticed it on the UK site earlier.

Should really increase visibility of titles in the top 50, rather than just the top 20.


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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2018, 06:53:35 AM »
I still get the old version on the US site, but noticed it on the UK site earlier.

Should really increase visibility of titles in the top 50, rather than just the top 20.
They must be rolling it out or testing it then.
Yeah, I agree. It could increase visibility for those that browse the charts.

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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2018, 06:54:26 AM »
I'm seeing it on the US site now. I just wish they'd give reverse harem its own category instead of it being in every category.

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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2018, 07:00:45 AM »
Iam seeing it on .com from Brazil. Vast improvement.


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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2018, 07:11:49 AM »
Wow. On my phone I see all 100. No pages at all.

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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2018, 07:42:06 AM »
I get 20 per page on the US site- as seen from Prague.

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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2018, 08:03:57 AM »
I'm seeing the top 50 on one page in the US site, but when I scroll to the bottom it still says the first page should be 1-20.
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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2018, 08:06:21 AM »
I'm seeing the top 50 on one page in the US site, but when I scroll to the bottom it still says the first page should be 1-20.

And then if you click on 81-100 it shows you up to 130... :'(

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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2018, 08:35:55 AM »
Darn it, I don't see it. Cleared cookies, refreshed, still same old.  :(

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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2018, 08:38:24 AM »
I'm seeing it on the US site now. I just wish they'd give reverse harem its own category instead of it being in every category.

It could be a section in romance, like how they filter LBGT books... But you'd still see reverse harem in other categories. Because like gay or lesbian romances, you have those in other books, not just romance.

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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2018, 08:44:05 AM »
Seeing it in Ireland - and liking it!
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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2018, 08:46:32 AM »
Excellent. This should lead to more organic downloads for those in the top 50 in a category.
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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #13 on: April 13, 2018, 03:41:46 PM »
It's awesome. I only got one of my books up there into the top 100 about two years ago for about fifty-three seconds or so. Boosting it like this is a HUGE freaking improvement.

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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2018, 03:58:46 PM »
It's much cleaner. More important, it puts several of my books on the first page of result...

Maybe this change and the recent grief many have suffered is all part of "The New Amazon".


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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #15 on: April 16, 2018, 11:55:24 AM »
I'm seeing the old version again now. That's a shame. I hoped it was permanent.


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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2018, 03:27:52 PM »
Sorry to bump, but am I the only one seeing the old layout versus new?


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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #17 on: April 16, 2018, 03:50:23 PM »
Looking at the UK site (from the UK), and only seeing the top 20 here.


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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #18 on: April 16, 2018, 04:10:15 PM »
Seeing the old layout here again, too. I liked the new one, though, so hopefully it becomes permanent.


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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #19 on: April 16, 2018, 04:13:27 PM »
I'm seeing the old amount on the US site, and while I was seeing the new layout on the UK site that's also reverted to the old.
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Re: Amazon updated the layout of the Best Sellers lists
« Reply #20 on: April 16, 2018, 08:38:38 PM »
Here on the West Coast US, it has gone back and forth several times today. I'm hoping they eventually switch permanently.

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