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  • Amazon Sales Rank: I'm being outsold by a book on tattoos

Comments Sep 24, 2009 8:32 pm

Dennis,Interesting Amazon Sales Rank observations. I wish you much success with your book, "A Better Pencil". For what its worth, you might want to view your sales rank through the lens of Metric Junkie. This free web service automatically tracks the hourly sales rank data Amazon provides for up to 10 books per user. This information is then presented through vibrant charts and graphs, giving you a much better understanding of what the numbers mean than what can be obtained through random sampling. By collecting all the data Amazon provides, Metric Junkie is able to estimate sales and market share for the books you track.Good luck and thanks for sharing!

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