Sunday, February 24, 2013
Pass-along post: KDP Select and Amazon's Recommendations Engine
Post by David Gaughran: Amazon's Recommendation Engine Trumps the Competition.
Some interesting discussion on the future of KDP Select going on in the comments. I had some modest success with KDP Select when Super first came out, but I agree with the general assessment that it's usefulness in getting paid sales is waning. The best current use for it, IME, is as a way of getting those all-important reviews, and I'm not sure that being restricted to Amazon for 90-day stretches is the best way to go about it when issuing a Smashwords coupon is so easy.