Category Archives: Amazon

“Let’s Conquer Paris” is featured on Ereader News Today

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“Let’s Conquer Paris” is featured on Ereader News Today:

http://ereadernewstoday.com/more-kindle-deals-for-10-4-13/6734895/

Good results so far.

Will keep you posted.

Cheers!

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Congratulations to the random drawing winners!

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Congratulations to the random drawing winners, Patty and Kim! You both won $10 Amazon Gift Cards.

At 9:05pm on the 14th of June, 2013, the winners of the Prize Drawing that was announced a week ago:

https://olegmedvedkov.wordpress.com/2013/07/06/one-random-drawing-two-prizes-read-on/

were selected by http://www.randompicker.com

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Here are the links to their reviews for the “The Dragon Who Loved Water Lilies and Other Funny Stories” Patty and Kim submitted:

http://www.amazon.com/review/R15UU9NHWHMYQK

http://www.amazon.com/review/R90U9GJP1WGIV

Thank you to all who participated!

Since this drawing was such a success, I am thinking of running more of them in the future. Follow this blog of friend me on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/OlegMedvedkov

to make sure you won’t miss the announcements.

Cheers!


One random drawing. Two prizes. Read on

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Good news, everyone!

A couple of weeks ago I set out to gift away ten copies of “The Dragon Who Loved Water Lilies and Other Funny Stories.”

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0089H5YPC

Many thanks to all of you kind people who have shown the interest in reading and reviewing this book. Your support of this humble writer of funny nonsense is much appreciated.

To show my gratitude, I am doing a random prize drawing for people who posted a review. The rules are simple:

1. The drawing will be held on Sunday, July the 14th, 2013. The entries will be closed by 9pm Pacific Time.

2. To enter the drawing, simply message me on Facebook with your email address and the link to the review. Here’s my Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/OlegMedvedkov

3. The email addresses of the winners will be randomly picked by:

http://www.randompicker.com

4. There are going to be two Winners of two equal Prizes: Two $10 Amazon gift cards.

➨ The two lucky winners will be announced here on this blog and on my Facebook page.

★Help for posting a review and finding the link to your review ★

✔ How to post a book review:

Posting a review is easy.

Simply go to the book’s page:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0089H5YPC

Scroll down to Customer Reviews. Click on the gray button that says “Write a customer review.”

Write a customer review button

It will take you to the page where you write the review.

Click on the number of stars, write something as a title of the review, and a few words in the review field.

Click “Preview” button, click “Publish.” All done!

✔ How to find a link to the review you’ve posted:

After you have posted a review, it might take Amazon a little while to show it on the book’s page. If it is your first review ever, it might take close to 48 hours, so please plan accordingly to make sure you have time to enter the drawing.

If it’s not your first review, it should show up pretty fast; most times it takes only a couple of minutes.

Simply click on this link:

http://www.amazon.com/Dragon-Loved-Lilies-Stories-ebook/product-reviews/B0089H5YPC/ref=cm_cr_pr_top_recent?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=0&sortBy=bySubmissionDateDescending

In the link above, the reviews for this book are pre-sorted by time with the most recent ones on top. As soon as you see your review, click on the little blue link right under the review on the right-hand side that says “Permalink.” This will open your review separate from all the others. Simply copy the URL from your browser and paste it into your Facebook message. Please don’t forget to include your email as well, okay?

As you can see, this is pretty simple. If you have any questions, please feel free to message me on Facebook. Good luck!

https://www.facebook.com/OlegMedvedkov

 

Update 07/14/2013:

 

The winners are announced!

https://olegmedvedkov.wordpress.com/2013/07/15/congratulations-to-the-random-drawing-winners/


“Sinners of Water & Fire” – New Release From Bestselling Author Charity Parkerson

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Blurb:

Their love was legendary, cursed, and forbidden.
The fates conspired to keep them apart, but destiny will bring them together again…
When one of their own becomes the target of a demon bent on revenge, the Society will do anything to keep her safe, including stealing a God from the Heavens.
Heru, son of Geb, once sold his soul to forget her, and now he’ll give anything to keep her safe.
Gods and Demons collide in the final installment of Charity Parkerson’s award-winning “Sinners” series.

 

Excerpt:

“I dreamed about you last night.” Heat flooded her face at the confession. She knew it must be the shade of a strawberry, but she lifted her eyes to his, holding his stare steadily, as if daring him to mock her words. For a moment, she could have sworn a look of triumph passed over his face, but it was gone as quickly as it appeared.

“What was the dream about?”

Marissa had thought that it was impossible to be any more embarrassed than she already was, but at his question, she discovered a whole new level of humiliation.

“Um,” she stuttered before admitting, “I don’t want to tell you.”

“Oh,” he crowed. “It was that kind of dream, was it?” While his eyes were shining with mirth, her face was on fire, and she really wanted kick him.

Shut up,” she hissed.

“Ever as you command,” he said, but she could still hear the laughter in his voice.

Fanning her face, Marissa practically danced in place in her discomfort.

“Are you having some sort of fit?” Adriana, Marissa’s mom, asked, slicing through her mortification.

Marissa had not heard her approach and she shot a nervous glimpse at the tree line to find Harold gone.

“I was attempting a spell.” Marissa answered Adriana’s question absently while searching for any sign that Harold was still hanging around. When her mom remained silent, Marissa glanced over to find her watching her closely, and she pasted a fake smile on her face in order to ease her mother’s obvious concern.

“Okay,” Adriana said, drawing out the word and sounding as if she didn’t believe her, which was a spot-on observation, since Marissa was lying.

 

Buy Links:

Amazon- US- http://ow.ly/jtGfn

Amazon –UK- http://ow.ly/jtu8c

Barnes & Noble: http://ow.ly/ju66m

Kobo:http://ow.ly/jyysl

Smashwords: http://ow.ly/jy5yh

All Romance Ebooks: http://ow.ly/ju3ob

 

About the Author:

goodreads picCharity Parkerson was born in Tennessee, where she still lives with her husband and two sons.  She is the author of several books including thirteen Amazon bestsellers. You can like her at http://www.facebook.com/authorCharityParkerson. Be sure to visit her at http://www.charityparkerson.com and you can read her blog at http://charity-thesinners.blogspot.com

Her “Sinners series” was voted one of the top ten best books by an Indie author in 2011- Paranormal Romance Reads

Her book “The Danger with Sinners” was named “Best Book of 2012” by Paranormal Reads Reviewsand is a finalist for Favorite Paranormal Romance in the 2012 Australian Romance Readers Association Awards.

She was named as one of the top three Indie authors of 2012- EbookBuilders

She is a member of The Paranormal Romance Guild, is a Goodreads moderator, a member of Coffee Time Romance, and co-host of The Melissa Craig and Charity Parkerson show.

She won author of the week in August of 2011, and is a four-time winner of The Mistress of the Darkpath.

You can follow her on Twitter @https://twitter.com/CharityParkerso

 

 

Additional Links:

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Smashwords

Punk & Sissy Publications

 

Also, see my review of “Sinners of Water & Fire” on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/review/R11I8Q8YMRLO8O

Cheers!

Oleg


Amazon Removes Tags From Kindle Book Pages

Just a quick heads up for all the indie, self-published writers out there who publish on Kindle – Amazon made an overhaul of Kindle book pages and Tags have disappeared.

 

Whether this is permanent or not, remains to be seen. This is Amazon, after all, they keep changing things constantly. Most of the time we do not even notice these changes. This time, however, it’s very noticeable – the Tags are gone, a few other things seem to be reshuffled slightly around the pages.

To those who advocated using Tags for better visibility in Amazon search, it looks like that now they will have to rely on the old-fashioned keyword loading in the book description and other parts of the page.

How would the absence of Tags affect search visibility and the book rankings? Hard to say right now. I would venture a guess that there would be only a few authors who’d notice the difference. For the majority of indies who publish on Kindle, this should not make any difference at all – more than 95% of the books on Amazon are not being seen by readers too often. Having Tags or not will not change that.

 

I suppose the “Like & Tag” game we writers are so fond of, is now “Like” only.


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