Quote Originally Posted by Arpeggio View Post
So although you'd have not made any money from giving free downloads, you did made money in other sales that resulted from the exposure? Most intriguing. I'm considering making an eBook perma-free (with broad appeal which can lead on to my other books) and putting on Kobo, Google Play and anywhere else with decent traffic, not BookBub specifically but hopefully to similar affect because (unless I'm mistaken) I can't see what would be different with BookbBub's audience than any other if similar size.
There are so many free books that the chances of someone just happening to find it are slim. BookBub is an advertising option which will direct people to the free book. A book shop and a promotion service aren't the same thing. They're complementary things.