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Free Book?

Does the offer of a Free Book entice you to join a mailing list?
Once you get your book, what is your most likely action?
Pertaining to the book. a.I read the book immediately. b.I read the book in a few days. c.I add the book to my immense collection of freebies and may someday read it.
Pertaining to the membership. d.I immediately unsubscribe from the list because I agreed to sign up, not to stay. e.I wait a reasonable time (a month) before I unsubscribe. f.I stay with the membership because I’m interested in the author. g.I stay with the membership hoping for more freebies.
Pertaining to emails sent from the author. h.I delete them. i.I have them tagged by the junk filter so I never see them. j.I click on some once in a while. k.I click on each one to see if there are more freebies. l.I click on them because I truly want to hear from the author.

Most self-published authors will likely be surprised at the number of options. I was when I began asking friends, family, and acquaintances about the topic.…