Why the Book Blogger Community and Amazon Reviewers Matter
You’ve released your book and you’re on your way to promoting it. How do you go about inviting your target readers to check it out? Why do book reviews even matter?
|A survey on How Ebook Buyers Discover Books was conducted that “challenged readers to select the single most common criterion they follow to discover their next read.”
Readers indeed look for book reviews to help determine whether or not a book is worth their money. So if you’re looking for honest reviews for your book, use these two mediums: Book Blogger Community and Amazon.
Book Blogger Community
There are so many book bloggers online, and some of them even give book reviews for free. Book bloggers enthusiastically share their opinions and reviews about books; however, before jumping into asking for a book recommendation, spend time cultivating relationships first.
Amazon reviewers are known for creating in-depth, quality reviews. Once you catch their pulse, their reviews can generate a plethora of more reviews.
How to find the top reviewers in Amazon:
1. Go to http://www.amazon.com/review/top-reviewers.
Make sure to look for the following:
3. Send a proposal, and thank them whether they’re interested in reviewing your book or not.
Tell them how you found them and why they’re the best person to review your book. And of course, offer a free copy of your book.
You may also get reviews and recommendations from established book reviewer services. See them here.