I have found out the less you give free promotions the better the sales. Of course everyone loves a free book or something free. But really in reality we sell ourselves short and soon everyone thinks all of your books will be free. Yes you started off in the beginning thinking I just want someone to read. Do not expect a review either. I had (guessing for example) 100 free downloads and only maybe 2 reviews. Some people download and take a while to read while others want to read it right away. My suggestion (because I have been doing this 4 years now and just getting it last year) is the lowest I would go on your books is 99 cents then have a contest/giveaway at so many views on your website. (It works) I have made more in sales this year by not giving out free promotions. Another suggestion ask others if they will review your book for you then email a pdf copy, or however but for an honest review. They will respond and you will get a review and not give away so many books and lose sales.
A Shreveport residence, a mother, a wife, and a daughter. I have a wonderful husband who is the illustrator of the Ted and Raymond Series as well as my co-writer in Searching for the Unknown and Spirits of ChesterVille General Store. I started my love for writing at an early age of 13. I loved to write even if it didn't make sense. I started my writing in serious love poems and different things. Then in 2000 I wrote my first Ted and Raymond book that turned into a series, "The Croak 500". I didn't know that I would have a series until two years ago. As I researched for my husband to do voiceover work I came across some awesome people and then my book showed up. With NO animation or characters my husband made the book come alive. Then I was inspired to do more and more stories. And well.... Here I am. Inspiring kids to be better! www.thecroak500.com