Posts tagged with ‘paid book reviews’

  • Paid Book Reviews and Potential Google Penalties

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 7, 2014
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    While checking my feed reader this morning, I came across this post by Cate Baum at SelfPublishingReview.com: Why Pay for a Book Review? Now I've made my feelings about paid book reviews clear here before in: Should Indie Authors Pay for Book Reviews? [Hint: No.] And I went so far as to put my decade-long history in financially-successful Web publishing […]
  • Reviewers: You Don’t Have to Charge for Book Reviews to Make Money

    By Jennifer Mattern on March 14, 2013
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    In a recent post I talked about why indie authors should never pay for book reviews. In the comments, the topic of book review websites came up -- more specifically the fact that there are other ways for these sites to make money without directly charging the authors whose books they review. (And if you're looking for reasons why you […]