Once upon a time in a land far, far away....kidding. lol. Once upon a time, I WAS a #1 Best Seller on Amazon. Most all my ebooks hit the #1 Best Sellers list WITHOUT giving any books away for free! Yep. Totally different strategy there on Amazon, isn't it?!
It's something I was good at and accomplished very easily. But when you're new and just opening up your Shopify store, it can be pretty scary to transfer everything over from Amazon to Shopify. And you CANNOT have a book in Kindle Amazon (KDP Select) AND on your site. It's against Amazon's policy. Here's where it talks about "Exclusivity" on Amazon.
It states: "All content enrolled in KDP Select must remain for sale through the Kindle Store only. If the digital version of your book appears to be available for pre-order, for sale, or for free elsewhere (such as on your website or blog, or a third party's website), it is not eligible for KDP Select."
So why would a person, hitting #1 Best Sellers lists consistently,...