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So, I've come up with an idea to do a Valentine's Day sale and have multiple titles be on Kindle Countdown for $0.99 for this weekend. I'm trying to figure out how to promote it since normally you just have one title up on the promo sites. I have figured I could put up one of the titles I've never put on sale before on some of the promo sites, but it's also a last minute brainstorm I just had today. Might be able to make some of the deadlines for some.

But hey, trying to do something to boost sales.

Anybody else trying to do a Valentine's promo?

I've put 5 titles that are mostly the first in my series at 0.99 for 2/12-2/14.

We could also rally together and mention it on each others blogs? Will of course be sending out a newsletter Friday morning/Thurs. Evening for blog and newsletter followers. Could add other links and mentions in mine if anyone wants to do a cross pollination promo. Also releasing a new short on Friday to add to the fun.

Just so you all know, I write romantic erotica. So, my stuff is spicy with kinks. I'd love to pal up with anyone with spicy and erotic romance shorts or ebooks. Let me know on the thread.  8)


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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2016, 03:46:18 PM »
Im running a free promo for a gay romance and erotica novelette My Valentine until the 12th of February, and its currently on #10 and #22 in Erotica Victorian/ Historical. I havent done any promotion except Twitter and Facebook, but Im quite happy with my results.

Ill be happy to cross-promote if anyone is interested. :-)
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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2016, 04:21:41 PM »
Im running a free promo for a gay romance and erotica novelette My Valentine until the 12th of February, and its currently on #10 and #22 in Erotica Victorian/ Historical. I havent done any promotion except Twitter and Facebook, but Im quite happy with my results.

Ill be happy to cross-promote if anyone is interested. :-)

IS it on promo until the end of Friday? I can include it in my newsletter. I can swap info for yours. I've got 4 titles at $0.99 and a new release at $0.99.
Normally priced at $2.99.

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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2016, 02:27:00 AM »
Yes, "My Valentine" is free until Friday. :-)
I'll be happy to add your promotion to my Twitter and Facebook accounts. :-)

Since I can't link the story due to Kboard's rules, feel free to PM me or email me: author (at) mysecretquill.com


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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2016, 03:34:18 AM »
I haven't thought to set something up, but I'm interested. I write e-rom as well. (Tara Crescent on Amazon.)

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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2016, 08:20:58 PM »
Yes, "My Valentine" is free until Friday. :-)
I'll be happy to add your promotion to my Twitter and Facebook accounts. :-)

Since I can't link the story due to Kboard's rules, feel free to PM me or email me: author (at) mysecretquill.com

Just sent you a PM.  8)

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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2016, 08:26:48 PM »
I haven't thought to set something up, but I'm interested. I write e-rom as well. (Tara Crescent on Amazon.)

I can make a list for people to send out on their social media and post on blogs. We can call it a Valentine's Erotic Romance Sale. I just went to my KDP bookshelf and looked over which of my titles could do a Kindle Countdown, and set them all at $0.99. I had 4 titles that could be on sale, and I'm setting the new release at $0.99. Gives me 5 titles. It can be as simple as that. We've got three people interested so far. If we all put some titles on sale and run it through our Amazon Fan Page, it could work. That way everyone can see all of the titles on sale.

So far interested:

Tara Crescent
Lady TL Jennings
Lynda Belle

Let's see what one more day gives us for people to join. Then, I'll make up the list.  8)

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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2016, 01:31:42 AM »
Yes! This is a great idea!
"My Valentine" is free now (I've got a head start with my promo) until the 12th of February,
but after that I'll lower the price to $0.99 for the 13th-20th of February. :-)
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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2016, 11:47:23 AM »
I'm giving a Valentine's story away for the week if you're still open. Planning to send my newsletter on Friday. :)


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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2016, 02:56:50 PM »
I'm giving a Valentine's story away for the week if you're still open. Planning to send my newsletter on Friday. :)
Yes, I'll add you to the list.

So we've got:
Tara Crescent
Lady TL Jennings
Lynda Belle
AnaJ

So, PM your link for the book you have on sale. If it's multiple titles like me, send me your Amazon Profile. I'm making up a list right now that I can PM to everyone to post on Friday and send out to your newsletter lists.

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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2016, 08:23:07 PM »
UPDATE: Putting together the message for everyone to post on Friday morning. Feel free to send it out on your newsletter, and post it on your blog.

So far, I've got my info and Lady TL Jennings.

PM the info since we can't post links to erotica on the board. Just need AnaJ's and Tara Cresents info PM'ed to me. I finalize it tomorrow.

***If you'd like to join us, PM me info and I'll add you to the list. I will be going to a writing conference tomorrow, but I will be checking the board inbetween workshops and agent/editor speed dating. I'll send info to everyone Thursday night so you all can post for Friday.  ;)

***If you don't have a special, but want to send out info to your readers on your blog or newsletter to give them some Valentine's Day gift tips, PM me. I'll send you the list. ;-)


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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2016, 05:57:50 AM »
Just PM'ed you.

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« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2016, 01:55:05 PM »
Ok. Got the info for everyone. I'll leave it open until tonight. I'll send the info out to you all later this evening. So, this is last call if you want to be included in the erotic romance/erotica promo, folks. LAST CALL!  8)

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Re: Valentine's Promo Ideas?? How to Promote KCountdown On Multiple Titles
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2016, 10:16:12 PM »
Thanks for joining me on this promo everyone. I just PM'ed the info to post to your blog and send out for your newsletter.
Hope we gets tons of downloads and sales.  :P

Glad we're not in this alone now. Looks good on my blog/website too. My blog/website link is in my signature if you want to check out what I did.

Happy Valentine's Day!

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« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2016, 06:30:08 AM »
Hi all!
I've updated my website, FB, and Twitter and made a banner with our books (feel free to borrow it, if you want to).
I always dread doing promotions, but this has been great fun! :-)
Thanks!
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« Reply #15 on: February 13, 2016, 10:32:18 AM »
Hi all!
I've updated my website, FB, and Twitter and made a banner with our books (feel free to borrow it, if you want to).
I always dread doing promotions, but this has been great fun! :-)
Thanks!

OMG! The banner is FABULOUS!  8)
I've just put it up on my blog and PM'ed Tara to let her know it's available from our websites.
I love it when a plan comes together. Thank you so much. You're post looks amazing!
-Lynda

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« Reply #16 on: February 17, 2016, 01:22:15 PM »
UPDATE: WOW guys! I'm really pleased how this went. I'm still getting sales and KU reads after the sale has ended.
I think it would be good to try something like this again in March, and add more erotica/erotic romance authors. More cross pollenation and titles will stimulate our catalogs. What you all think about doing a Lucky St. Patrick's Day sale? I've been thinking around March 15-17, ending on St. Patrick's day, the sale hits will spread into the weekend. What do you all think? I'll start a new thread for the new promo too.

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