Money can get you anything, right?
It is a nice feature on this site because when the authors and website visitors share the voting link, the books might have a chance to find potential readers who might never see these books otherwise.
So, like a good little author, I shared the link on my social sites when the voting started on Nov. 1st. On the 2nd of November I got a message on my profile offering unlimited votes for $1 each.
Right! Why would I buy votes? It's unethical, unfair to the contestants and misleading to readers.
Today I got a message on my website:
Some highly competitive authors might take advantage of this to win contests, but is it fair to the other contestant who don't want to win by cheating, or even if they don't mind cheating, they don't have the financial freedom to pay for votes.
I'm not buying votes, I'm just grateful for the promo this marketing site provides for my books. If my books are not shown to readers, they will just sit at the bottom of the virtual bookshelf, collecting virtual dust.