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Questions about Amazon Expanded Distribution
« on: July 29, 2020, 02:42:26 pm »
Maybe I should already know this, but I don't.

Does anyone know how Expanded Distribution affects rank stats, if at all? I realize it's not real time, but from past sales, it's like they don't count. Kind of like Alaska and Hawaii don't count in the geographical report, lol.

I'm just kidding. We love you, Amazon.

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    Re: Questions about Amazon Expanded Distribution
    « Reply #1 on: July 29, 2020, 03:50:55 pm »
    Well, Amazon's sales rankings rank sales on Amazon. So no, Expanded Distribution sales don't affect the ranking at all (only your income).
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    Re: Questions about Amazon Expanded Distribution
    « Reply #2 on: July 29, 2020, 04:02:51 pm »
    Well, Amazon's sales rankings rank sales on Amazon. So no, Expanded Distribution sales don't affect the ranking at all (only your income).

    Thank you, notjohn. It's never seemed to make any change to me. It doesn't show up as a sale, but it shows up as a ship.

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    Re: Questions about Amazon Expanded Distribution
    « Reply #3 on: July 29, 2020, 04:06:47 pm »
    Well, Amazon's sales rankings rank sales on Amazon. So no, Expanded Distribution sales don't affect the ranking at all (only your income).

    I just came in from outside and read your quote again.

    Thank you. I get it now. Consider me formatted.  :D

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    Re: Questions about Amazon Expanded Distribution
    « Reply #4 on: July 31, 2020, 03:47:57 am »
    They would of course affect your ranking on Barnes & Noble or wherever the sale was actually made.
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