Monday, March 13, 2006

Our FREE E-book for Writers hit Google #1!!!

I have some fantastic news!!! My promotional strategies for my writing group's new free e-book, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Getting Published, is working!!!

This e-book was an experiment. I am writing a book on promoting e-books since I, myself, found it almost impossible to find ways to promote e-books, although I knew there must be a formula and I, indeed, have found the formula. And it works!!!

I told myself that when our book showed up on the first page of either Google or Yahoo under the search term, "Free e-books for writers," I would consider my strategy a success.

Tonight, it showed up in Google AND Yahoo under the FIRST listing!!!!

The link to Google is here and the link to Yahoo can be found here.

This is a moment to celebrate!

If I can do this with our free e-book, I can do this with other e-books!

If you still haven't received your copy of our free e-book, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Getting Published, click here. Because of my promotional strategy and the effectiveness of my formula, we have given out almost 300 free e-books since it was released on March 1 and orders are still coming in.

It's a wonderful little book full of true stories from authors and writers who are carving their way up the ladder to success. To them, I thank them for making this possible.


  1. Huge congrats, Dorothy! You'll have to tell me your secret. :)

  2. Thanks, Kathy, I sure will! only took two weeks for it to happen...dang! Oh, the best part is, everything I've done was think the world is ready for a book that will explain how to do it?

  3. Congratulations, Dorothy. I've been following your progress for a while, so I know how hard you've worked. Good job! :-)


  4. Come see me. WCP is looking for some good e-books.

    Congrats on the great e-book.

  5. Congrats!! That is wonderful, Dorothy. You should be thrilled. Go celebrate.

  6. Ebook Celebration!!! Too cool.

    That's what I wanna see! Proud - Confident - Unforgettably Awesome!

  7. Congrats Dorothy! That's wonderful! I'm still planning on downloading it just haven't gotten around to it. Still looking forward to receiving my copy of Romancing the Soul that I won. Glad things are going so well.

  8. As soon as I finish my wip, I'm going to start working on my e-book. I'll be full of questions, I'm sure. :)

    Where are you anyway? I miss you!!

  9. I've gotten the book - and it is AWESOME!

    You have put together some great stories from the authors - and let them say it with their own voice.


    Thank you for taking all this time to do this.

    Lady M

  10. Lady M...that was so nice! I've put your comment up on the website...hope it's all right! ;o)

  11. Absolutely - it's a very inspirational piece.


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