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What Happens When You Write a Book and Nobody Shows Up?

the most disliked Amazon Prime day deals in books…

 

While looking for those Amazon Prime day deals that apparently don’t really exist… I stumbled across a gem! Donald Trump’s and Robert T. Kiyosaki’s wrote one of those books people get you as a gift but that you never read and just leave on the bottom shelf of your bookcase hoping it’ll disappear!
And nobody showed up to buy it…
One hour left and ZERO PERCENT of the books have been bought…

Midas Touch: Why Some Entrepreneurs Get Rich and Why Most Don’t Paperback – November 20, 2012
by Robert T. Kiyosaki (Author), Donald J. Trump (Author)

… two entrepreneurial Icons share experiences and insights into creating and building successful businesses. What makes some business owners wildly successful? What separates the entrepreneurs who build businesses from ones who just seem to create more work for themselves? How, exactly do the world’s most prominent business builders seem to hit home run after home run? The answer: They have the Midas Touch. Donald Trump and Robert Kiyosaki believe the world needs more entrepreneurs. For the first time, two of the world’s most successful and influential entrepreneurs will share their own Midas Touch secrets. Secrets that will both inspire you to find and fulfill your passion as well as provide you with the hands-on guidance you need to be successful. Through their real life stories of success, failure, perseverance and purpose, you’ll discover how they do it and whether or not you have what it takes to drive your own entrepreneurial success.

Source: https://amzn.com/1612680968

That’s just embarrassing.

Then I found another one… this time I wasn’t laughing though.

 

Heat and Light: A Novel Hardcover – May 3, 2016
by Jennifer Haigh

Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Haigh returns to the Pennsylvania town at the center of her iconic novel Baker Towers in this ambitious, achingly human story of modern America and the conflicting forces at its heart—a bold, moving drama of hope and desperation, greed and power, big business and small-town families.

Forty years ago, Bakerton coal fueled the country. Then the mines closed, and the town wore away like a bar of soap. Now Bakerton has been granted a surprise third act: it sits squarely atop the Marcellus Shale, a massive deposit of natural gas.

Source: https://amzn.com/0061763292

If she really is a well selling author, I’m guessing everybody that would purchase the book has already done so. Maybe Amazon is just looking to reduce inventory… I don’t know.
But what I do know is that ZERO PERCENT claimed with an hour to go is kind of sad…

What did sell well you may be wondering after seeing these zero percenters…

Dads Guide to Pregnancy! With 34% claimed and two and a half hours to go! That’s not bad for a Dummies book on a relatively new sales day at Amazon.

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