Well, I didn’t either until today.
Kindle Edition : “free kindle books”
But a big thanks goes out to fellow bloggers the big Ape and for sending out much-needed information. A post –
Most of us have a WIP and one day may want to make it FREE for a day. But if you’re like me the process has baffled me.
A short while back, my friend Charles E. Yallowitz decided to make the first book of his fantasy Legends of Windemere series permafree. This is something I’ve been considering myself, but I&#… Continue reading–
Molly discovered the process when she wanted to make Mark of the Loon free.
Here is a breakdown of the steps:
- Log into Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP).
- Click the “Help” tab in the upper right-hand corner.
- On the left menu, scroll to the bottom and click “Contact us.”
- Again, left menu, click “Getting Started.”
- Then click “Pricing Your Book.” (One of the “Answers to common questions” options under this category is “what is price matching.” That link will take you to Amazon’s policy page.)
- Under “ask your question here,” use the subject line: Price Matching. In the body of the message, include the title and ASIN of the book, plus links to retail sites where it is currently free: iTunes, Kobo, Smashwords, whatever. Tell them you’re running a free promo and you need Amazon to price match.
The NEW Easy Way To Go FREE On Amazon by Molly Greene @mollygreene
Now I don’t know about you but this seems all a bit convoluted. Before long I expect a few more hurdles will be added, such as:
- Use starter pistol at “Starting Point”
- Hop on one foot as you log on
- Scream bloody murder when clicking on “help” key