#Amazon Removing Reviews Citing the Reviewer “Knows” the #Author

This has got to stop. Small business relies on reviews. Besides…how awful and creepy is Amazon?! Signing only takes a second and does a lot of good.

Xoxo

Author P.S. Bartlett

I am an independent author who has now had this happen twice. These are friends/fans of mine on Facebook and I want to know how Amazon knows these people are my friends. Of course my friends are reading and reviewing my books. They are the first to even know about them! I am a small business who relies on my friends and acquaintances to spread the word for me.

This is just wrong and so unfair.

We as authors have enough challenges just finding an audience. It is completely unfair that reviews can be removed simply because our friends choose to be part of our audience.

Add to this, the two readers whose reviews Amazon removed PURCHASED my books through Amazon. These weren’t review copies. These were purchased Kindle downloads.

Where does it stop? Authors, actors, musicians and artists of all mediums are closer than ever to their fans, dropping…

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