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Amazon did not take much more than token action against paid book reviews back then but instead decided to remove reviews posted by fellow authors, or by those deemed to have a personal (even if only by social media) connection with the author. Because of this, a lot of genuine, honest and unpaid for reviews were deleted. But what about the dishonest paid Amazon book reviews? Hardly any were removed.
Guide To Getting More Amazon Book Reviews (Part 3) | TCK Publishing
While a great book and patience are the best ways to get Amazon book reviews, there are few things you can try that might give your book a better chance of gaining more reviews.
The easiest way to get Amazon book reviews is to ask your friends and family to post book reviews on Amazon for your new book. However, it has been my experience that they won’t do this until you make it real easy for them. Here is how to make it real easy.If you want more Amazon book reviews, the best way by far is to sell more books. It might sound like putting the cart before the horse, but it is the only method that consistently works.Every author wants more Amazon book reviews, as they are one of the elements in making a book potentially more appealing to book buyers. But the hard truth is that organic reviews are very hard to get, as only a small percentage or Amazon book buyers ever leave a review.The easiest way to get Amazon book reviews is to ask your friends and family to post book reviews on Amazon for your new book. However, it has been my experience that they won’t do this until you make it real easy for them. Here is how to make it real easy.