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What Would You Do With a Constantly Updated List of Free Kindle Books?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by slipperflip, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. slipperflip

    slipperflip Registered Member

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    Helloooo.

    OK, so I am a developer and I wrote a little script that searches AMZN for free Kindle books and generates an XML file. The XML file contains various data about the book - including title, description, etc. It can be set to search on any keyword.

    So, what would you do with it? I have it on a junk site right now where it generates an auto blog which then updates social media. And of course it's not ranking at all - even though the content is actually pretty good. It's hard to rank all those individual pages. And since it's a neglected site, there are no FB fans or TW followers.

    Would you make a list of "Free Books on [enter subject here]" or what? I'm stumped as to what to do with this little tool. I sometimes just write code for the heck of it even tho I haven't got a plan for it. :(
     
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    if you want a nice idea here it is: Make a search engine that searches e books, also make it into an app, and get your royalties from ads. If you are good with code, this can be a monster. Come up with a great name, and sky is the limit.
     
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  3. slipperflip

    slipperflip Registered Member

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    Nice idea Sasha!

    I left one thing out - how could I use this on a site to attract eyeballs?
     
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    now me gonna steal your idea, and become billionaire within a month, muha muha muhahahahaha.

    just kidding.
     
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    Make an amazon affiliate store site. like searchbooks.com or crazyforkindles.com I find that crazy in front of anything can be an amazing product :)

    I used to have the domain crazy4shoes.com and sold female shoes on myspace :) had #2 group in the fashion section ...

    anyyywayyyyy ....

    1. amazon affiliate store
    2. Kindle books search engine
    3. base all your info and try to push a funnel towards your books and related material so you can get double the $

    example: visitor searches for a book, finds it, and below or on the side have related product from amazon, say "read the book? see the movie!" and advertise a dvd they can purchase .... etc..

    I wish I knew code, I am a designer by trade and do a little php, so many ideas .... :)

    goodluck!

    -Sasha
     
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  6. slipperflip

    slipperflip Registered Member

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    HMMM, these ideas are wayyyy too good!!!

    LOL, we should team up. I love developing mashups (I've got a killer niche hacking tool that I'm thinking about taking public). :)

    You are the best, Sasha.