Some really insightful comments on Amazon’s review policy. Every time I read something more about Amazon’s review policy, I cringe, because as a relatively new author, I’m becoming paranoid that I’m going to breach one policy or another. I’ve just completed a giveaway where 600+ copies of my book were downloaded. Is it even worth me asking those people for reviews? Join the discussion here…
Hi, SEers! Happy Wednesday.
I wrote a post on my own blog recently about Amazon and reviews. If you’d like to read it, you can find it here. That post was the inspiration for this one.
There are nine categories on the Amazon Community Guidelines page that dictate the rules for reviewing books (or anything else, I suppose). Some are just common sense. Others pose some problems.
For example, one of the categories is Eligibility. You must have spent $50 on Amazon before you are allowed to review a product.
- What about people who don’t have an account or have just opened one? (And before you laugh at the absurdity of that statement, you should know I know people who have family members buy things for them on Amazon because they don’t want to enter credit card information online.)
- What about teenagers who read the YA books their…
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