So I did my first Goodreads Giveaway June 1st, had 300+ people enter--one winner. I mailed him a book all the way to New Zealand...cost me a pretty penny. Strangely, I noticed soon after that someone is selling a used copy of my book on Amazon for $24...like...4 times what you can buy it brand new. Then I found this article:
Which is totally disheartening. The point of the giveaway was to attract new readers. Best it did was show my book cover/description in a list of other covers on a website that, for all I know, is nothing but resellers looking for free stuff.