Saturday, June 18, 2011
What do you know about Pixel of Ink?
Pixel of Ink is a blog which is set up to promote Kindle ebooks who average a 4 star review rank and sell for less than $3.00. They offer a wide range of information on their blog but I am most interested in their sponsorship program for authors.
What do you guys know about Pixel of Ink? Has anyone used this blog and received significant results? The site has many requirements set up before your book will even be considered for sponsorship (which I believe is a good thing) but I'm very careful with how I spend my money. Are the books featured really 'the best of...' or are they just featured because their author paid the sponsorship fee? I hope I am not offending anyone with this post. If you have paid for sponsorship it is completely your right to have done so. I would just like to know if the money spent was worth it? Did it boost your sales rank or just make you 100 bucks poorer?
Here is an example of my concern. When I was young little chickadee I was a model. I know how the modeling world works. If someone thinks you have what it takes to secure work you will get an agent with out paying a dime. Yet, everyday I hear about young girls paying thousands of dollars for agency representation from agencies that never find them any paid work. I had an agent, worked and was paid. I never spent a cent. These poor young girls have been the victims of a scam. It is both unethical and cruel to take advantage of a person's ignorance.
So, is Pixel of Ink for real or not? I thank you in advance for your honest opinions. ...and please don't hate/kill me for my concerns. Again, I hope I did not offend anyone.