Should authors take advantage of the Amazon KDP Select program? A comprehensive discussion of who the program is well-suited for, plus best strategies.
You’re definitely going to want to read this piece from uber-successful author CJ Lyons. Make sure you consider the quotes from the Self-publishing Podcast guys farther down in the article, too. Their experience reflects my understanding of how the ROI on free has ebbed.
I have friends who are still fully committed to KDP Select. Meanwhile, I’m hoping Amazon will tweak the program to make it more attractive again. In the past, I auto-renewed every 90 days. I will still use KDP Select, but less so and much more carefully and never in the long-term if its terms remain static.
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