Myths, Truths and Realities of the Amazon Bestseller Flag
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Book Marketing Tips and Author Success Podcast
Myths, Truths and Realities of the Amazon Bestseller Flag
Jul 19, 2024 Season 4 Episode 29
Penny C. Sansevieri and Amy Cornell Author Marketing Experts

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In this episode of we take a serious look at the Amazon Bestseller flag and unravel the myths behind this iconic orange banner. 

Many authors dream of that coveted orange "bestseller" banner gracing their book covers, but how do you actually get it? And more importantly, is it always a guaranteed indicator of success?

Join us as we delve into the truths and misconceptions surrounding the Amazon bestseller status. We'll discuss the criteria, the challenges, and the realities of achieving this elusive flag. We'll also reveal why you should be wary of anyone promising a guaranteed bestseller title.

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