How Many Sales to Amazon Bestseller? by Jason Matthews, 3/20/13
Want to be an Amazon bestseller? Of course you do–every author does! Want to be an Amazon bestseller? Of course you do–every author does! And we’re talking about the top five of all categories, not just some little niche like Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Animal Care & Pets > *Dogs. (One of mine, so proud. Also currently Amazon #1 ranking for Sports > Extreme Sports.)*
According to a recent study by Publishers Weekly, you need to sell approximately 300 print books on Amazon in a single day to crack the top 5 bestsellers (fun fact–Amazon guards their secret algorithm with the same staff that protects Google and the recipe for coca-Cola-jk)
Continue reading Jason’s blog post here
*Note, two ebooks by this author – in ‘animals’ and ‘sports’ – did hit Amazon’s best seller list.