What If Another Book Has the Same Title as Yours? | Episode 159

September 15, 2020

A self published author was concerned to discover that a new book with a very similar title was appearing before hers in search on Amazon. She feared that this other book would take away her visibility on Amazon and Google, even though hers was published much earlier. Were her fears justified?

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YouTube video: https://youtu.be/586ZiPg2j7M

Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:11 Are authors' fears of other books with similar titles to theirs justified?

1:03 Books with the same title may not be the same

2:22 In US, titles are not copyrightable, but may be trademarked

4:02 Why I'm not concerned about similar titles on Amazon or Google

6:27 Readers want you and your book, not any book with the same title