Amazon.com has launched Author Rank, which I believe will be a great discovery tool for readers and a positive status indicator for Amazon self-publishers who use Amazon Kindle and CreateSpace as publishing platforms. Below are my answers to frequently asked questions that will help you get up to speed.
What is Author Rank?
Author Rank is Amazon.com’s listing of the best-selling authors based on sales on Amazon.com.
What is the Value of Author Rank?
Amazon believes that it will make it easier for readers to discover the best-selling authors within the various genres of books on Amazon.com.
How often is Author Rank Updated?
Author Rank is updated every hour.
I’m a Amazon Self-Publisher. Where do I find my Author Rank status?
Your Author Rank is listed under the Rank tab in your profile. You must create and maintain an Active profile to view your standing. Your historical rank is available starting back from 9/28/2012.
Who is the Number #1 author on Author Rank today?
That honor belongs to Sylvia Day.
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