Indie Authors: Stop Giving Away Your Books for Free – Angela Ford

Check out this article by Angela Ford on giving away your books for free. I’ve never been comfortable giving away my books except to my ARC / Beta Readers so I find her perspective interesting. I would love to hear other’s opinion on it though and to be provided with more resources to support the article. The comment left on the post poses a good question too.

What about you? Do you think authors should give their books away for free? Why or why not?

“In the indie author community, there’s a false mindset you have to give your books away for free before people will be willing to purchase them. If the first book in your series is free, someone will pay $0.99, $2.99 and even $5.99 for your full priced books. In truth, I’ve been seeing the opposite effect and heard from indie authors who have had the same experience. Here are some examples…”

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4 thoughts on “Indie Authors: Stop Giving Away Your Books for Free – Angela Ford

  1. Pingback: Indie Authors: Stop Giving Away Your Books for Free – Angela Ford | Campbells World

  2. If you have a series, sometimes giving away the first one through an Amazon promotion can gain readers that will purchase the rest of the series. This has worked for me. Also, advance reader copies can help you launch a book with reviews on launch day.

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