Amazon’s New ‘Look Inside’ Feature for Blogs and Websites [Part Two]

Look Inside VoktahLast week, we talked about the functionality enhancements by Amazon so that folks can install a ‘Look Inside’ preview directly onto their blogs. This week, I’m going to show you how to do that.

Before I begin, a disclaimer: this tutorial will only work on WordPress blogs that include sidebars and have the option to display images. [Sidebars are narrow columns that can appear on either side of the main posting area]. I have used my own blog for the screenshots and it has two sidebars with pictures of my books displayed in the second sidebar [see below]:

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Amazon’s New ‘Look Inside’ Feature for Blogs and Websites [Part One]

Look Inside VoktahIn case you missed it, Amazon is now keen for its customers to display ‘Look Inside’ links to their favourite books, from within their own websites or blogs.

To be honest, I cannot see too many ordinary bloggers bothering with this feature, but for us Indies it could prove to be marketing gold!

Why? Because the ‘Look Inside’ feature gives casual visitors the ability to sample our work without feeling pressured to buy. Now I know sales are the holy grail, but nothing puts me off faster than a hard sell, so why do it to potential readers? Continue reading “Amazon’s New ‘Look Inside’ Feature for Blogs and Websites [Part One]”

Sneak Peek: The Judas Syndrome – Book One

the judas syndromeToday we have a sneak peek from Michael Poeltl’s dystopian/post-apocalyptic novel, The Judas Syndrome – Book One:

Joel and his friends are on the verge of graduation and excited and optimistic about their futures. But when they return from a camping trip in the remote woodlands to find themselves faced with a post-apocalyptic world, their daily lives acquire burdens and terrors hitherto unexperienced.

The Judas Syndrome is an unforgettable portrait of survival against the odds. Joel, the protagonist, is an average teen whose dreams of entering college in the fall have disintegrated with the rest of the civilized world.

The Judas Syndrome – Book One is available through, Smashwords and Barnes & Noble. Continue reading “Sneak Peek: The Judas Syndrome – Book One”

Sneak Peek: Soul Custody by Libra Rajani

Soul CustodyToday we have a sneak peek from Libra Rajani’s romantic suspense novel, Soul Custody:

What would you do if the man you loved deserted your family without any forwarding address?

In order to make ends meet Gabriella opens a daycare center in her old neighborhood. Things are slow to say the least, and one suspicious disaster after another impedes her success. She’s blessed to have Matthew. However, it is short-lived. Devon is back to reclaim his family. Will his demand ruin her life once again?

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