The Heidi Thorne Show

Why I Don’t Care About Amazon Best Seller Rank | Episode 182

February 23, 2021

Authors, especially those who are self published, can obsess over their Amazon Best Seller Rank (BSR). But they shouldn't. I explain why.

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

0:16 The question that sparked the Amazon BSR discussion

0:39 What is Amazon Best Seller Rank?

1:54 Author Central shows your Best Seller Rank, but not much else

3:16 How your Amazon BSR can improve with no sales

4:07 Amazon Best Seller Rank is impossible to control

5:04 How Amazon BSR varies over time

6:51 Don't play games to improve your Amazon BSR

7:53 How to measure your book's sales success on Amazon

9:08 How to connect with Heidi