Three Hoodies Save the World

Constant moaning and whinging about everything

I didn’t want to but needs must.

Given my recent sales of this particular book, or lack thereof, I’ve made Three Hoodies Save the world free on Smashwords. Hopefully it will get me some sales for numbers two, and three (which isn’t even published yet. I suspect that giving away books, upon which we’ve slaved for months, for free devalues all Ebooks, yet I see no other option than spending and possibly wasting a lot of money on sites offering/promising incredible results. I don’t have that kind of money, and even if I did I’m not sure I’d spend it like that.

Amazon is going to be a different proposition. Given their $0.99 minimum I’m hoping their price-match will catch the B/N, Nook etc price courtesy of S/W and drop their price to match. Only time will tell. Just to be polite I’ve told them what I’ve done. Whether they’ll answer or not remains to be seen.

The paperback version remains unchanged since I doubt Amazon/CreateSpace would print and send anything for nothing.


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5 thoughts on “I didn’t want to but needs must.

  1. I hope you have success with having your book on a free promo. It’s a gamble in a way I guess, but it can pay off. 🙂

    • Thank you. as expected amazon got stroppy but there’s nothing I can do about that. Anyone who wants a Kindle file can always get it from smashwords.

  2. well good luck on it 🙂 I have heard lots of authors have success that way. I think we should all go together and try to buy advertising space somewhere….

  3. That sounds like a plan.

  4. Reblogged this on DM Yates Journalings and commented:
    woo hoo – one of my favorite author’s book is free. I’ve read it and it’s a fun read.

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