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Mikeyboy_esq
April 24th, 2018, 07:10 PM
Not sure why, but April sales of my 2 nonfiction books are LESS THAN HALF as compared to the previous 4 months. I didn't do anything special or different in April... still staying active on social media, buying Amazon ads, giving speeches, no change in book prices, etc. Just curious if anyone else noticed this too???

Bayview
April 24th, 2018, 09:45 PM
Not sure why, but April sales of my 2 nonfiction books are LESS THAN HALF as compared to the previous 4 months. I didn't do anything special or different in April... still staying active on social media, buying Amazon ads, giving speeches, no change in book prices, etc. Just curious if anyone else noticed this too???

I'd think that Engaging College Students would be a somewhat season-dependent topic? Like, people might be more likely to buy it at the start of term rather than at the end, when they're just wrapping up rather than starting out? But I have no idea about the self-publishing book...

Mikeyboy_esq
April 26th, 2018, 06:09 PM
Good points about seasonal sales. ECS sales were down in April of last year a little, so you might be right. Still it is a little jarring to see such a drastic drop after 4 solid months. ECS and my other book (a self-pub book) sold very well last May, so I'm hoping for a rebound next month. As far as self-pub book seasonal sales, I've noticed that my self-pub book is very popular in January when lots of folks are making resolutions to write their first book.