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Full Disclosure Free Run Breakdown
« on: June 16, 2020, 11:20:49 pm »
Hello All,

I am planning a Free Run of Twins of Prey (The 1st book in a series) for late July. I have begun organizing the run and I thought seeing how I do things might help others.

Are there any services not listed that you recommend?

Of course the google drive sheet will be updated as things move along but I thought I would get this thread started to gain any advice you might have prior to the start of my run.

Here is the link :
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1z5ABYA_ZAJtrBEOEjcpMz9rb14gTwvYppNhRIqnetcI/edit?usp=sharing

Goal is pure ROI on sales and page reads of the rest of the series.
I've recently had the series re-edited so I am looking forward to new reviews.
Some number 1 rankings would be cool too.
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    Re: Full Disclosure Free Run Breakdown
    « Reply #1 on: June 24, 2020, 06:42:04 pm »
    Other than Bookbub (Still waiting to hear back from them) I think my plan for a free run is set. My original budget was $1,000 so if book bub says no then I will be way under budget for this run.


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    Re: Full Disclosure Free Run Breakdown
    « Reply #2 on: June 24, 2020, 07:53:37 pm »
    It seems like there are always more promo companies you could shoot for. You have the main ones: BookBub, Robin Reads, ENT.
    If you want to throw more chips on the table, you could always add Bookcave, Many Books, FKBT. I always mention Nicholas Erik's list as the go to for the really good promo sites. Of course, if you land BookBub you could always just use them.

    Good luck with your promo!


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    Re: Full Disclosure Free Run Breakdown
    « Reply #3 on: June 25, 2020, 01:48:25 am »
    Thanks alhawke. If bookbub turns me down I will for sure look into those other ones you shared.


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    Re: Full Disclosure Free Run Breakdown
    « Reply #4 on: June 25, 2020, 10:47:24 am »
    I've always found Freebooksy to be very good for free runs.

    They suffer a lot from diminishing returns, but a first run with a book will often get you 3k+ copies shifted, which is better than a lot of the non-Bub sites can manage!

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    Re: Full Disclosure Free Run Breakdown
    « Reply #5 on: June 25, 2020, 12:30:50 pm »
    My words of advice would be to not use Genre Pulse or Price Dropped Books, as you will be throwing money against a wall with barely any return. And, definitely - DEFINITELY - DO NOT USE(!) Choosy Bookworm as they will take your money, and that will be the last you will ever hear from them. If, by some chance, they do manage to feature you, it almost certainly won't be during the time of your promotion. SCAM SITE!

    I'm still pursuing them for a refund, as are many others. Unfortunately, once they have your cash they go dark.

    Good luck with the promo!

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    Re: Full Disclosure Free Run Breakdown
    « Reply #6 on: July 22, 2020, 06:11:21 pm »
    Here we go! Just hours away from the beginning!


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