Amazon’s new Giveaway – how does it compare to Goodreads?

Amazon announced their new Giveaway program today that allows authors to run contests for free print books or other items sold by Amazon. The program is based on the giveaway concept first offered by Goodreads, which is now also owned by Amazon. So which program is better for the indie author? Some comparison points: The Goodreads giveaway: may be started before your book is published, allowing you to generate a bit of pre-release interest. is open worldwide, allowing you to target readers in any country you believe you have a Read More …