Maybe it’s just that it’s June and people are playing outside more, but it seems to me reviews are slowing down generally. Or life is speeding up. Anyway, here’s a post that gets into the nitty and the gritty so, if you do review a free advanced reading copy, for instance, the review won’t get pulled by Amazon.
Not long ago I wrote an article called something like Amazon Book Reviewing is Dead. The content was based on information garnered from other posts and from the Amazon Reviewing policy. The posts were based on some fact and some personal experiences of the authors of those posts with the process. Each experience may be different.
As a result of that post there were several comments leading me to decide to remove the post and do more research.
What did I find?
Amazon allows reviews of free products as long as you clearly note in the review that you received the product free for a review. Or if you received it as a present, note as such. It doesn’t say that last one in their policies but FULL DISCLOSURE would imply you should simply disclose how you received the item. Below you will find links to various pages on…
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