The Story Reading Ape with an excerpt from an article and link on how to get great Amazon Book reviews. https://www.lisatener.com/2018/03/how-to-get-great-amazon-book-reviews/
By Lisa Tener – Book Writing Coach
One strategy that can help catapult your book to page one on Amazon results are your Amazon book reviews. Of course, your book needs to be categorized well on Amazon (with the right keywords and categories). It needs to be well-written, too! But after these “givens” reviews rock.
Why are Amazon Book Reviews Important?
#1: Amazon Takes Reviews Seriously. The Amazon Algorithm looks at book purchases but also at reviews. A large number of 5 star reviews (and 4 star as well) shows Amazon that the book has merit among readers. Amazon will, however, discount reviews if they are from people who did not purchase on Amazon or, so I have heard, if it looks to their algorithm as if you are closely related to the reviewer.
#2: Readers Take Amazon Reviews Seriously. Many potential book buyers read reviews. First, almost…
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