The value of using KDP Select has become questionable in many cases. Jennifer Malone has an excellent article on it. Be sure to read the comments.
Daverana’s own experience with it has been that it does not work well. We have offered three different books by three different authors and not seen a bump in sales as a result of it.
A year ago, Carolyn McCray wrote an excellent article on the ways to decide whether KDP Select would work for you or not. And from reading the article, I see that she’s saying you already have to have fabulous sales numbers to get any benefit from it. She could be right there. If you don’t already have substantial visibility, KDP Select is not going to give it to you.
Jane Friedman has a guest post from CJ Lyons, whose final analysis is that the bloom is off the…
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