I was able to get Amazon to reinstate one of my deleted reviews. but another was deleted because? I guess, because she was an author & we know each other.
I didn’t review her book so it wasn’t a review exchange. It’s very frustrating when an author works so hard & then has reviews removed.
On the other hand, I saw one book getting hundreds of reviews every hour. Amazon did not delete a single one of those!
Sherrie Miranda’s historically based, coming of age, Adventure novel “Secrets & Lies in El Salvador” is about an American girl in war-torn El Salvador:
Her husband made a video for her novel. He wrote the song too.
You can watch it on YouTube or go to my home page:
by Derek Haines on Just Publishing Advice site:
Amazon combats fake book reviews with $50 minimum spend
Book reviews on Amazon over the years have attracted more scams than can possibly be imagined. Most revolve around click farms and amassing lots of Amazon accounts.
By creating hundreds, if not thousands of Amazon accounts, scammers could boost free Kindle ebook downloads, add customer reviews, or manipulate book sales ranking.
There have been many, many articles written about problems associated with Amazon customer reviews in relation to ebook reviews in particular. There has also been manipulation of Kindle ebooks, as Let’s Get Digital explains how Scammers Broke the Kindle Store.
At the same time, Amazon has tried to resolve these problems in a number of ways.