Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
(Cross posted from Chocolate and Vodka.)
Last month there was a great blog post by Anne Allen about how important Amazon reviews are to new authors:
[...] Amazon reviews, which were only mildly significant three years ago, now have a make-or-break impact on an author’s sales.
When you’re buying an ebook, there’s no helpful bookstore clerk to tell you what might be appropriate for your nine-year old niece, or if there are any new cozy mysteries you might enjoy, or whether the new Janet Evanovich is up to her usual standards.
Instead, you check reader reviews and Amazon’s “also bought”