July 24, 2021

Goodreads’ bot problem

Goodreads' bot problem Jul 24 2021 Goodreads reviews feel honest until they don’t...Weeding through the weekly Top Reviewers, many profiles appear ordinary. The astonishing number of books read and reviewed per week by the Top Reviewers makes it clear that these profiles are not average, albeit avid, readers. To read 400 books per week, every week, is simply not possible, by human standards... What happens is that a company or individual will pay for hundreds of positive reviews of their product, so that when a potential buyer sees the reviews, all they see are positive reviews and 5-star ratings. In...

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Check Out These Incredible Slam Poetry Title Ideas

Slam poetry is a general term used to refer to poems performed at slams or what we can simply call, spoken word competitions. Contrary to some opinions, this is not a new concept. It has always existed since the day of Vikings, ancient Philippines and even tribes of ancient Africa. However, what we now know as slam poetry was modernized in 1984 by a man named Marc Kelly Smith and his cohorts in Chicago when they had weekly poetry reading series and one day they decided to have a competition to see who the crowd thought was the best, and...

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How Many Pages Is 3000 Words: Tips For Effective Book Marketing 

Between a good and great book, which would you choose? Anyone would settle for great books. Why? They would be more interesting to read. However, producing a great book won’t translate into success. What brings success is your marketing strategy. If people don’t get to know your book, how would they develop interests or purchase it? So, in this post, we’ll discuss tips on how to market a book effectively. But first, let’s find the answer to a mind-boggling question. Imagine having the capacity to write 3000 words off the book you’re working on, daily. In no time, you can...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for July 24, 2021

Today's Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday's most popular deals Previous Daily Deals The Color Purple by Alice Walker for $1.99 In the Distance by Hernan Diaz for $1.99 Son of the Storm by Suyi Davies Okungbowa for $4.99 Daring Greatly by Brené Brown for $2.99 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman for $1.99 The Unbroken by C. L. Clark for $4.99 Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories edited by Stephanie Perkins by $2.99 The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson for $2.99 Every Last Secret by A. R. Torre for $1.99 Not Your...

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