eBook Promotion Via Kindle Direct Publishing Select Free Promotions
“eBooks are the business cards of the 21st century”.
- George Smolinski, M.D., September 2013
I created this quote last year after publishing my own eBooks and discovering just how much impact they had on my Four Hour Physician business. Even after publishing my first eBook, “Free Time, Hire A Virtual Assistant & Liberate Your Life”, I started to receive more and more interest in what I had to offer–outsourcing resources for busy physicians and entrepreneurs.
As I published more and more books (I’m at a dozen eBooks now!), I discovered that besides just having an eBook, you need to promote your eBook. You can have the most eloquent prose and the most intriguing imagery in your book, but unless its promoted, you’ll be relegated to the dusty basement of Amazon rankings.
Fortunately, Amazon has some amazing tools to do this, including the Free Book Promotion tool. As a physician, professional, or busy entrepreneur, you want to get the word out about your book to as many people as possible to build your practice or your business. What better way to do this than giving it away for free?
Here’s the problem: Even though you put your book on Amazon for free, you need to promote it through other channels rather than just relying on people somehow finding it on Amazon. To that end, there are a number of sites that will list your book for free when its in its promotional period on Amazon.
But, here’s the other problem: Finding all these sites is a real pain in the neck! That’s why I created this page to make it super simple for you to submit your book to these free promotion sites. Simply click on the logos and you’ll have a new tab that opens with that site’s submission form displayed. Its really that simple!
I’m also a huge fan of “90% solutions”, solutions where you get the most bang for your buck. The Law Of Diminishing Returns rules most areas of our lives, so if you don’t have the time to submit your eBook to every site below, I ranked the top 5 sites in terms of site traffic below. Hit these top 5 sites and you’ll be getting that “90% solution”. However, if you really want to maximize your book submissions, I've listed all the free eBook sites I know in an easy-to-use PDF which you can access by clicking this link.
And if you’ve listened to my advice and hired a Virtual Assistant to do this type of task for you, simply point them to this video. In the video, I describe exactly how to set up Free Book Promotions on Amazon and how to submit your books to these free promotion sites.