Thanks to you, our readers , taking action, Myths About Ayn Rand rocketed up the charts to become a #1 Amazon best-seller in the free Kindle category of "Political Philosophy." It edged out The Communist Manifesto to grab that #1 spot. The book also advanced rapidly in Amazon's internal search algorithm, turning up on page one of searches for "Ayn Rand"—-ahead of For the New Intellectual, The Romantic Manifesto, Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology, The Ayn Rand Reader, and many others..
But after our 5-day free book promotion ended, we wondered how Myths would fare on the paid best-seller list, up against mainstream publishers with multi-million dollar marketing budgets. We had our marketing mojo working but we had only spent $100 in advertising: on a single facebook ad.
We asked you to continue to spread the word about the book and to download and review it if you hadn't already. Within a few hours it began climbing the paid best-seller lists with a vengeance, landing the #2 spot in national Kindle best-sellers for "Political Philosophy," where it continues to hold its position today—right next to #1, Atlas Shrugged. For the past two days it has edged out Hayek's The Road to Serfdom, Lying by Sam Harris, and Karl Marx's Das Kapital.
Great job! The outpouring of energy and action was inspiring. It's truly exciting to watch the power of your individual actions unfold right before our eyes.
We don't know how long this ranking will hold; it's not uncommon for books to last only one day on the best-seller list, which is updated hourly. During this critical period, reviews and star ratings, as well as downloads, are critical to sustaining the book's "visibility" and "discoverability." If you haven't done so already, consider downloading the book and reading and reviewing it. Sharing a link to the book or this post helps too. "Liking" this post also helps.
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