Goodreads is a reader and writer online community of over six million people. Sponsoring a book giveaway allowed me to promote my fantasy novel, The Stone Dragon, for very little money, only the printing cost of the book plus shipping. Running a Goodreads book giveaway was an easy, enjoyable, maintenence-free experience.
Having run two Goodreads giveaways for The Stone Dragon, what are the immediate results?
- Number signing up for the book giveaways: 1,821 readers (797, giveaway #1; 1022, giveaway #2)
- Number placing the book on their “to read” list: 314
- Books given away: 5
- Cost of the giveaways (books, mailers, postage): $38.75 Continue reading “Goodreads Giveaways: Lots of Readers Want My Novel for Free by Tom Kepler”