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Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« on: January 01, 2011, 05:44:03 AM »
McAfee usually starts these threads, but since I don't see one yet, I'll do the honors.

Want to share your December sales numbers?

In December I sold a total of 402 books.

Firefly Island = 233
Flaming Dove = 101
The Gods of Dream (released on Christmas) = 47
The Word Weaver's Grimoire (Creative Writing Tips and Tricks) = 21

December total: 402
Grand total: 2122

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2011, 05:48:52 AM »
Stealing the thunder from McAfee? I sure wasn't going to be the one to do it.

526

A personal best by a long shot.

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2011, 05:54:52 AM »
Uhm, 10.  ;D 

But I'm very new at this...
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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2011, 06:05:47 AM »
I have been leery about posting numbers. Don't get me wrong I love reading them, but it makes me nervous (like if I say it then everything will come crashing down around me). :-\ Here I go though (hopefully nothing will come flying across the room at my head).

B&N up until December 25th:                                             1008
Amazon (rough estimate since I didn't look before closing)      3500
Amazon UK (rough estimate since I didn't look before closing)  1500
     

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2011, 06:12:22 AM »
This was by far my best month...I only hope I can stay in the same neighborhood:

All Amazon:

Good Tidings - 2154
Loose Ends - 2695
Ghosts of New Orleans - 610

Through Smashwords I sold about 50 books.

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2011, 06:15:57 AM »
Ok, here's mine. I doubled last month's numbers to 112

2 paperbacks for The Usurper and Out of Time

B&N, which stopped for me at December 27th
The Usurper: 11
Out of Time - 15
Shattered Earth 5

Kindle US
Out of Time - 24
Shattered Earth - 12
The Usurper - 22

Kindle UK
Out of Time - 9
Shattered Earth - 2
The Usurper - 1

Smashwords
The Usurper - 6
Out of Time - 2
Shattered Earth - 1

Most of that was when I dropped the prices for all three for a week to $.99
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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2011, 06:17:08 AM »
December was my best month yet:

Kinshield: 119
Sacrifice: 9 (I haven't tallied the free downloads yet)
Venom: 158

Total for Dec: 286
avg sales/day: 9.5

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2011, 06:25:10 AM »
Yay KC!  It was my best month, too.

The Fall - 236
Dead of Winter (released 12/23) - 29
The Gate - 49

Total: 314
         

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2011, 06:29:31 AM »
Here's mine for TEMPEST:

Amazon.com: 83
Amazon UK: 6
Barnes and Noble: 1154  (that I'm aware of.  Pubit just wiped my previous months' sales reports and is still slow at reporting.)
Smashwords: 2 (that I'm aware of)

TOTAL: 1245

I'm not sure what happened with B and N, but I wish it would happen with Amazon, too...

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2011, 06:37:31 AM »
I'm sure Barnes and Noble will change its numbers again, but for the moment:

Amazon: 128
Amazon UK: 16
CreateSpace: 42
PubIt: 38
Smashwords: 3

For a total of 227.

The long march to the 1000 sales a month club goes on.

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2011, 06:38:13 AM »
December's Amazon US and UK kindle books.  Total: 2,488

B & N Nook numbers from 12/1 to 12/29  Total: 324


Grand total: 2,812



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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2011, 06:40:17 AM »

In December I sold a total of 402 books.

Daniel:  I'm just below you at 401.
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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2011, 06:43:28 AM »
The Girl on the Swing - general/literary fiction - kindle version $2.99

US 261

UK 149

+ some print and a few other format

total somewhere between 420 - 450.

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #13 on: January 01, 2011, 06:46:05 AM »
My best month ever, by quite a bit.

Amazon US: 2579
Amazon UK: 84
B&N PubIt: 2139
Total: 4802

Big sellers were Unwrapped (777 copies), In the Mood (496 copies), Isn't It Romantic? (497 copies), and over 2000 copies of a pen-named short story (1900 of those sales were on B&N), which sold briskly without any promo whatsoever.  Apparently they like erotic romance on B&N. ;D

ETA: Holly, you can still find your last month's sales report on B&N.  The dropdown menu is defaulting to December 2011 right now, for some inexplicable reason.  You have to go hunt for December 2010.
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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #14 on: January 01, 2011, 06:53:42 AM »
Not the best month ever (that was in July)

Total for December across all books and Platforms (Amazon, Smashwords, Nook,iPod, Sony, CreateSpace)

552

Total so far: 9,212 (heading for that 10,000 number by February)

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #15 on: January 01, 2011, 07:02:21 AM »
all books for dec

Smash: 2
give aways: 3
amazon UK: 2
amazon US: 27

total: 34 my best month yet. I'm glad to see some litfic is getting numbers (girl on the swing) waaaaay to go!

AND: I've officially sold 53 books before the new year. yay me. not large, i know, but I'm thrilled about it.


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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #16 on: January 01, 2011, 07:04:42 AM »
Weight: 746
Cost: 348
Death: 282
Shadows: 466
Omni: 606
Dance: 1725
Guard: 162
Ash: 300

Total: 4635

Unbelievable month.
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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #17 on: January 01, 2011, 07:05:01 AM »
I have been leery about posting numbers. Don't get me wrong I love reading them, but it makes me nervous (like if I say it then everything will come crashing down around me). :-\ Here I go though (hopefully nothing will come flying across the room at my head).

B&N up until December 25th:                                             1008
Amazon (rough estimate since I didn't look before closing)      3500
Amazon UK (rough estimate since I didn't look before closing)  1500

Those are great numbers!!! Enjoy them! 

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #18 on: January 01, 2011, 07:06:53 AM »
Weight: 746
Cost: 348
Death: 282
Shadows: 466
Omni: 606
Dance: 1725
Guard: 162
Ash: 300

Total: 4635

Unbelievable month.

oh, sure, post your stellar numbers right on top of mine. BWG. wow. that's mind boggling. way to go!!


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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #19 on: January 01, 2011, 07:07:40 AM »
December was absolutely the best month sales-wise ever for me.  I don't know whether to attribute the increase to dropping my Kindle price to $.99 or joining Kindle Boards where I get such great advice and support!

Sounds of Murder

     Kindle--US--  61
     Kindle--UK--    4
     Smashwords-- 6
     Amazon (print)-1

Total:     72

Happy New Year!

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #20 on: January 01, 2011, 07:14:00 AM »
42.  31 for Reining In and 11 for Phantom Rising.  Not great, but so much better than all those months of 2 or 3.  LOL.  Does seem to be picking up steam just a little bit.

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #21 on: January 01, 2011, 07:16:08 AM »
Doubled last month's sales.  ;D

               US  \  UK
Isabeau     36     24

CITH         60     14

WDF         56      11

Total    =       201

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #22 on: January 01, 2011, 07:36:55 AM »
Went to bed before the final tally, but the last time I looked:

376 between both books

Having two books out definitely boosted my sales!
And I sold 26 books in the UK (a 260% increase  ;D)

Onward and upward!

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #23 on: January 01, 2011, 07:38:39 AM »

ETA: Holly, you can still find your last month's sales report on B&N.  The dropdown menu is defaulting to December 2011 right now, for some inexplicable reason.  You have to go hunt for December 2010.


Thanks, but I can't find it anywhere.  My drop-down menu is completely blank, and typing in the search box didn't give me any results.  I may have to wait until I get the payment for December to know the real number.  

Congrats on those sales, by the way.  That's impressive.

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Re: Who's brave enough to post their December numbers?
« Reply #24 on: January 01, 2011, 07:44:16 AM »
December was an amazing month for me.
With three books, one at .99 and the other two at 2.99, I sold:

Barnes and Noble:
Fire Burn (.99): 5,169
Toil and Trouble (2.99): 3,137
Warlock (2.99): 1,516

Total B&N: 9,822

Amazon:
Fire Burn (.99): 7,274
Toil and Trouble (2.99): 3,762
Warlock (2.99): 1,364

Amazon UK: 63

Total Amazon: 12,463

Total sales for Dec: 22,285
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