Subscribe to this blog. Best selling books are more likely to happen when authors use smart Amazon keywords. When used wisely, keywords help strangers from all over the world find your books. Most authors are missing out because the whole metadata thing can be confusing. Think of it like this:. Obvious question: how to choose the best ones so the search engine at Amazon leads browsers to your book?
The Best Romance and Erotica Amazon Keywords • Marie Cole
Well, unfortunately, the answer to your question is not a cut and dry answer. As a self-published author, I have performed a handful of Amazon keyword searches and written down hundreds of Amazon keyword phrases in order to fill out the metadata required by KDP to publish my books. And I have no doubt that you also have spent numerous hours agonizing over which seven Amazon keywords you should use for your own books…or wish to prevent doing the same painful process described above. There are many schools of thought on keywords and how you should use them. Before writing this introduction I went into test mode.