Here’s an interesting chart I ran across in David Gaughran’s book, “Let’s Get Visible.” If you haven’t read his book, I highly recommend it. The chart serves as a guideline for estimating how many sales are required for an eBook to make it on the Best Seller List in the Amazon US store.
Rank to Sales Estimator
#1 to #5 = 3,500+ books a day (sometimes a lot more)
#5 to #10 = 2,000 to 3,500 per day
#10 to #20 = 1,100 to 2,000
#20 to #65 = 850-1,100
#80 = 850
#90 = 750
#275 = 325
#500 = 200
#1000 = 100
#2000 = 50-55
#3000 = 40-45
#4000 = 30
#5000 = 20-25
#7500 = 16
#12000 = 10
#25000 = 5
#32000 = 3
#42500 = 2
#70000 to #100,0000 = 1
#1000,000+ = less than 1 per day
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Byteful Travel Blog Carnival #20 – 2013 September
Hello and welcome to the Byteful Travel Blog Carnival. I’d like to thank Andrew at Byteful Travel for allowing me to host another edition of the carnival. I’ve been a big fan and have always enjoyed participating in them. If you’re new to blog carnivals, they’re a smart way to discover new writers that you wouldn’t normally come across.
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I haven’t posted a story in quite a while. I’ve been working on a short story I’ll be publishing on Amazon in June. It’s called “Invasion Of Privacy.”
Here’s an excerpt from it. I hope you like it. Read more
Today I’d like you to meet Annamaria Bazzi. She’s written a new story called:
Left an orphan, Kendíka cries herself to sleep and startles awake in a Regency castle. Terror consumes her, and she attempts to escape only to discover the new world is her prison. Having no choice, she attends a ball given by her guardian, Lord Deverow, to introduce her into society. He admonishes her to follow the rules and promises to protect her from the wrath of the strange, hazy set of eyes spying on everything. But when she ignores his warning, Kendíka learns firsthand what it means to be disobedient.
Over the Rim by Ripley Patton is a YA Fantasy Novella first published in 2009 in Andromedia Spaceways Inflight Magazine issue #42. Nominated and short-listed for the Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Novelette/Novella 2010. Read more
“Mrs. Gaylon, I’m afraid that I have some bad news for you.”
Doesn’t he know that there’s a fly on his glasses? It’s just sitting there, even when he moves his head around. Read more