Amazon Author Rankings and Who They Actually Benefit – Whatever

“Amazon has started ranking authors by total sales via Amazon, updated hourly. This is certain to make a whole bunch of authors begin to freak out as they constantly refresh their Amazon author pages to see where they stand in the rankings, and, independently, give a whole bunch of people who have their own hobby horses about the state of the industry a bunch of ammunition to make proclamations about how the industry is changing in exactly the way they want it to change, so there, ha ha!So, on this subject, some thoughts for people to consider when they look at these rankings.”
~ John Scalzi

via Amazon Author Rankings and Who They Actually Benefit – Whatever.

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