[GIVEAWAYS] Amazon/Goodreads weirdness

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[GIVEAWAYS] Amazon/Goodreads weirdness

Post by Michelle » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:56 am

In checking my KDP report for November I noticed a strange entry against one of my titles. Amazon had "sold" one free copy and was marked as a "Goodreads Giveaway copy". I also got paid for this "sale".

So is Amazon selecting KDP titles for giveaway on Goodreads without the publisher's knowledge? Has anyone else seen this?
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Re: [GIVEAWAYS] Amazon/Goodreads weirdness

Post by danwiz » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:56 am

Michelle, I added a tag to your post.
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Re: [GIVEAWAYS] Amazon/Goodreads weirdness

Post by Seisa » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:02 pm

There was mention of it in one of the Facebook groups I'm in. (I don't really have many ebooks, so I tend not to pay much attention to KDP posts unless they relate to print.) I think another poster said that Amazon claimed it was a technical glitch and they were working on it.
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Re: [GIVEAWAYS] Amazon/Goodreads weirdness

Post by Michelle » Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:56 am

It's a good glitch to discover. They can do it again anytime. :)
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