Guys: Kindle is the Ticket!

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  1. Shana Walters

    Shana Walters Regular Member

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    Go to the Amazon Kindle store and do your keyword research yourself. Use the search bar and start typing in the words related to the niche you wish to write it. Amazon will show you a drop down menu of similar keyword phrases that customers are searching for in the store. No one here is going to do your work for you. If you aren't willingly to do this much, then you are off to a bad start.
     
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    You know I am dumb sometimes. I never noticed the words on the left
     
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    Nice work and don't get your activity look like
     
  4. theconscience

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    Do people buy like special color cover versions or grey scale versions?
     
  5. Shana Walters

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    I really don't know what any of that means? Are you referring to the book cover?
     
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    Yes
     
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    What is the best paid Amazon keyword tool for books?
     
  8. Shana Walters

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    I see people talk about Kindle Spy or KD Spy. I forget which is the right name.But you don't need any keyword tool. Amazon search bar is all you need like I explained in an earlier post. Ranking on Amazon is not the same as ranking on Google.
     
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    Four years, and 110 pages later this thread still hasn't come to a consensus to what it takes to succeed at Kindle? Best thread ever.

    -ThopHayt
     
  10. theconscience

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    Can you explain properly how to use search bar ?

    Your like Nostrodumus quatrains

    So lets say we had a Sci Fi erotic romance trilogy?
     
  11. Shana Walters

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    I clearly explained it already in my previous post. Go back an read it again. Or you can simply Google it.
     
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    Go to Kindle store...type sci fi ero...below you have the keywords . (see attachment)
    This is the auto-suggest function which tries to match what you're looking for with what other customers are searching.


    Even better: check the best-sellers in your category. Learn what keywords your competitors are using.
    This works better because:
    1. The auto-suggest function (and the entire A9 alghoritm, as well) is influenced by your profile (your previous searches, your purchases etc).
    2. The auto-suggested keywords are being displayed in an alphabetical order (you would need them to be sorted according to the volume of sales each of them is bringing).
     

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    See.

    This is the type of answer we need.

    Total thanks of your time to reply.

    BUT

    How does a person search the keywords of others books without having paid search tools like Kindle Spy for instance?
     
  14. Shana Walters

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    Thanks for letting me know that my answers are useless to you. Hopefully others will help you through your journey. All the best.
     
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    I did not post that personally to you

    In fact I did not and do actually appreciate your input.
     
  16. dbk03

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    You just need to analyze the best-sellers in your category/ niche and learn what keywords they are putting in their titles and descriptions. It is believed that the most important keywords should be placed first in the title.

    Most of the keyword research tools are following the same technique as mentioned above. Compared to Google (Keyword Planner, Google Trends etc.) , Amazon doesn't provide any kind of data in which regards the keywords which are used on their platform (except the auto-suggest feature, of course).

    BUT, you can also use the a/m google services to figure out which are the most important keywords in your niche. People are using the same search patterns on any kind of platform, be it Google, Bing or even Amazon.
     
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    The Kindle world is really interesting. Most people write books about marketing or other things related to digital businesses and so there is more competition in those niches. Other fields include hobbies and fiction. Some years ago people used to write many short stories and (apart from sales) earned by the number of downloads of amazon prime users. Now Amazon calculates your earnings by the number of pages that are actually read. If you are a good writer or hire talented people for that matter, there's always money to be made.
     
  18. Shana Walters

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    Pages read is only if you are apart of KDP Select program. Outside of it, you are paid for sales made on your books.
     
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    I found out that KDP Select is good to start. I published three ebooks last week. No sale in one week, but 1300 KENP read, which should be a few dollars (I make no ads at all).
     
  20. Shana Walters

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    I know it is good. You're doing great. Keep it up.