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No More Price Match?
« on: April 03, 2019, 11:02:20 AM »
I noticed in the last couple of weeks that my two perma-frees are no longer perma-free at Amazon.

Oh, sure, they're perma-free everywhere else, but Amazon quietly removed the "0.00" as the price on these two stories, and restored the list price.

I'm guessing that it's a result of the news story that I saw saying that Amazon would no longer dictate seller's prices.

Have any of you noticed this?
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123mlh

Re: No More Price Match?
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2019, 11:10:15 AM »
Nope. I recently had them set a title free that shouldn't have even been listed as free. (A short story in an eight-story collection was free. They put the whole collection free.)
 

Jeff Tanyard

Re: No More Price Match?
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2019, 11:15:09 AM »
Permafree books on Amazon sometimes revert back to paid for reasons unknown.  If you still want the book to be free, then I suggest contacting KDP and asking them to price-match it again.
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notthatamanda

Re: No More Price Match?
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2019, 12:10:16 PM »
Well that does not bode well.  I agree with Jeff, you have to contact them directly.  Good luck.
 

Maggie Ann

Re: No More Price Match?
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2019, 12:45:54 AM »
Jeff is right. It just happens randomly and has been going on for a long time.

Instead of my .com permafree reverting to list price, all of them have reverted to list price internationally. So I'll also be contacting Zon.