From Tessie L'Amour comes this very simple but effective way you can support your favourite indie author that won't cost you any money.
Like I try to tell people elsewhere on this site, there are tons of ways you can help out us indie authors. From a simple tweet, to a blog post, or buying our books at Amazon, Smashwords, or any of the other resellers.
But recently Tessie came up with this simple way you can help us with actual money, while not having to part with one (extra) cent of your cash.
When you're about to buy something from Amazon, go through this page at Tessie's website and click through one of the links there. Choose your favourite author, or just randomly pick one, whatever floats your boat.
And then go on your merry way and buy Amazon stuff until you're blue in the face. You don't have to spend an extra cent beyond what you were going to spend on your purchases anyway, but your chosen author gets some money for each purchase you make, because you ended up at Amazon through their link. Great, huh? I actually do this already with the links on this site that take you to Amazon. This way I already made a little extra money, and from purchases that had nothing to do with my ebooks either.
So, head over to Tessie's website and bookmark that page. Next time you're feeling a shopping spree coming on, keep us indie authors in mind…
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A good alternative from Tessia L'Amour to support indie authors that won't cost you anything.