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Jim Liston

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Jim Liston grew up in the wild 70s in St. Louis, Missouri. A musician all of his life, he spent most of his early adult years traveling as a drummer in rock bands. He currently plays the mandolin and is part of a bluegrass duo with his wife.

"Sell More Books: Amazon Marketing and Promotion Strategies" Updated Version February 2015 - Now with links to 50 websites to promote your Kindle "Free Days!" available at http://amazon.com/dp/B00HUZNRXA

"You've spent hours creating your story, now it's time to make sure the millions of people who visit Amazon every day can find it."

He has been helping indie authors promote their books and the positive feedback has encouraged him to set up his promotion and marketing website at: http://jimsgotweb.com/


The next thing we’ll work on is your keywords. These are search terms your potential buyers use when looking for a book. Amazon keeps its actual algorithm secret but it says that your book’s title and description is already used … Continue reading →

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I just wanted everyone to know that I've added new sites to the free promotion list.
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Here is the link to A Trunk Full of Sunshine on Amazon.com
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" I've informed Amazon of the price on B&N.
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