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Re: Make It Free
« Reply #75 on: August 19, 2011, 04:46:31 am »
Worked for me this time. I have no idea what's up with my computer. Christine, a suggestion would be to make a few tweaks and then upload it again. Amazon might catch the free price on the upload.

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #76 on: August 19, 2011, 06:33:43 am »
    Worked for me this time. I have no idea what's up with my computer. Christine, a suggestion would be to make a few tweaks and then upload it again. Amazon might catch the free price on the upload.

    I think I'll try that when I get home from work this evening. Thanks for your help!

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #77 on: August 20, 2011, 08:04:24 pm »
    I'm working my way on reporting everyone's free prices on their Amazon pages here, and would love it if you would do the same for me. I love this community and the way author's are so supportive of others. You guys rock!

    Please report this price: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-z-word-bella-street/1103800836

    to my Amazon page: http://www.amazon.com/Word-Apocalypse-Babes-ebook/dp/B0054DW2UE

    Thanks so much!


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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #78 on: August 20, 2011, 08:13:03 pm »
    Okay, officially reported everyone. May all our books be FREE! :)

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #79 on: August 20, 2011, 08:21:03 pm »
    Done.

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #80 on: August 20, 2011, 08:37:16 pm »
    I got that "our discretion" email, marked it as unhelpful, and wrote again. The second time, I got an email stating that my opinion would be shared for future site updates...it sounded as if they have had several complaints about not being able to go free by *our* own choice. I guess we'll see how it shakes out. In the meantime, readers can download Kindle format for free on Smashwords, so that's where I steer people. Consequently, I've had 120 DL of my short on Smashwords, vs. 1 from Amazon in the same timeframe.

    (If you'd like to report it as free, the links to both are in my sig, thanks!)
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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #81 on: August 21, 2011, 09:14:47 pm »
    I began publishing on Smashwords a couple of months ago, and have several free short stories, some of which are being downloaded in fairly large numbers, with good reviews. I would like to publish these same stories on Amazon, but I understand that Amazon puts a price on them of $0.99, which defeats the object of the excercise. How do I get them on Amazon for free?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #82 on: August 22, 2011, 12:22:18 pm »
    Can I ask for some make it free in the US love:
     It Could Happen Again - Amazon US

    It's currently listed for free on:
      It Could Happen Again - iTune
      It Could Happen Again - Amazon UK

    Price 0.00
    Shipping 0.00

    I'll squeel elsewhere, but a quick note: it works well. Do get all of your ducks lined up, author pages, tags, etc. The moment it went FREE on the UK site, I received an uptick in sales with my other titles!
    (note: B&N is currently not responding well to price changes. Apple was FAST, Amazon UK matched less than 48 hours)

    Thank you for the help!
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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #83 on: August 22, 2011, 01:02:36 pm »
    Can I ask for some make it free in the US love:
     It Could Happen Again - Amazon US

    It's currently listed for free on:
      It Could Happen Again - iTune
      It Could Happen Again - Amazon UK

    Price 0.00
    Shipping 0.00

    I'll squee elsewhere, but a quick note: it works well. Do get all of your ducks lined up, author pages, tags, etc. The moment it went FREE on the UK site, I received an uptick in sales with my other titles!
    (note: B&N is currently not responding well to price changes. Apple was FAST, Amazon UK matched less than 48 hours)

    Thank you for the help!


    Done!

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #84 on: August 22, 2011, 06:52:09 pm »
    Y'all, it worked! THANK YOU SO MUCH! My book just went free on Amazon! Woot!

    http://www.amazon.com/Word-Apocalypse-Babes-ebook/dp/B0054DW2UE

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #85 on: August 22, 2011, 08:02:13 pm »
    How do I get a 'link' for iTunes? Every time I try to access it online, it throws me into iTunes and I can't get a link.

    My book (Into the Shadows) is free on SW and iTunes, but not on B&N. Have people doubled up on that? Meaning, done the extended distr. from SW to B&N even if you have your book thru PubIt, just so it shows free? I'm dying for this to go free!

    Thanks!
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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #86 on: August 22, 2011, 08:19:51 pm »
    How do I get a 'link' for iTunes? Every time I try to access it online, it throws me into iTunes and I can't get a link.

    Google is your best friend: type in your name, book title and the magic word, ibook - then scan down the results to find your preview page... Into The Shadows on Apple

    Reported it free for you and praying it converts yesterday!

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #88 on: August 22, 2011, 09:15:36 pm »
    That is quite the clusterf**k of a list :), if you can separate them and PM me, I will add them to my list on another thread.

    But I've let Amazon know about the prices already, and the others above me.  I have some myself if anyone would be so kind.

    I Think It Moved:

    B&N: http://search.barnesandnoble.com/I-Think-It-Moved/Adrianna-White/e/2940011453427
    Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Erotic-Short-Think-Moved-ebook/dp/B005FG2EIU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1314069804&sr=8-2


    My Escort Confessions:

    B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/my-escort-confessions-hard-cock-and-paid-[kitten]-adrianna-white/1104808162?ean=2940011452222&itm=1&usri=adrianna%2bwhite
    Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Escort-Confessions-Hard-[kitten]-ebook/dp/B005G88IXW/ref=pd_sim_sbs_kinc_3?ie=UTF8&m=AZC9TZ4UC9CFC

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #89 on: August 22, 2011, 09:27:39 pm »
    Adrianna: I reordered the list, sorry about the c..f.  Also, PM'ing you the updated list.  And, I reported all your books.  :) 

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #90 on: August 22, 2011, 11:05:43 pm »
    Chris & Adrianna, may the winds of change make your books free! -Sonia
     
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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #91 on: August 22, 2011, 11:20:47 pm »
    Sonia: Thanks! . . . I tagged your book earlier.

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #92 on: August 23, 2011, 03:19:14 pm »
    Thanks for help finding the link!

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #93 on: August 24, 2011, 04:39:20 am »
    Has anyone reported mine as free?  The Smashwords link is the one on the left, in my signature. The amazon link is the one on the right. Thanks in advance!

    I'm not getting anywhere with their customer service. I don't think they're reading my (very polite) emails.

    Thanks in advance. I'm getting a lot of downloads on Smashwords, next to none on amazon.
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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #94 on: August 24, 2011, 05:57:16 am »
    I'm frustrated with Amazon. My book, Suspicions, has been free on B&N for nearly 3 weeks, I've had a number of people do the "report lower price" thing and I've contacted customer support. Still not free. I don't know what else to do.

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #95 on: August 24, 2011, 09:45:18 am »
    Also looking for a little help, as Amazon hasn't yet made this book free.  If anyone could report the lower price on this book, it would be appreciated.

    Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Gossip-Ghouls-Zombies-Lipstick-ebook/dp/B0057AQMXW/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1314203249&sr=1-1#_

    B&N link: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-gossip-ghouls-z/1104729117?ean=2940011433863&itm=1&usri=the%2bgossip%2bghouls.

    I"ll try to return the favor.  Thanks.

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #96 on: August 24, 2011, 01:39:57 pm »
    I'm frustrated with Amazon. My book, Suspicions, has been free on B&N for nearly 3 weeks, I've had a number of people do the "report lower price" thing and I've contacted customer support. Still not free. I don't know what else to do.

    I just reported it again Christine. Not sure if it will help but it's worth a shot

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #97 on: August 24, 2011, 03:00:18 pm »
    I'd like to make my book free on Amazon but I uploaded directly to B&N via pubit and it won't let me price it at free. Are all of you distributing to B&N via Smashwords?

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #98 on: August 24, 2011, 03:10:35 pm »
    Correct, I believe going through Smashwords is the only way right now.

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    Re: Make It Free
    « Reply #99 on: August 24, 2011, 03:14:42 pm »
    Hey guys! Can I jump in here? I'll go back and see who hasnt been made free yet and try to help by reporting.

    My novella, Elfbitten, just went free on B&N via Smashwords today.

    Heres the B&N link:http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Elfbitten/Leila-Bryce-Sin/e/2940011443077

    Heres the Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005CCQDA2
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