So, to put the Nov/2015 ebook sales analysis done by K-Lytics in earning perspective for authors, if you had a romance novel and a nonfiction law book that both hit #1 in the period above, and earned $1 per book for each sale, you’d earn $6245 a day for the novel and $52 a day for the law book. Quite a difference, isn’t it? But there are more starting stats!Read More WARNING: Ignoring These Book Sales Statistics Could Seriously Impact Your Writing Income
This month I read one of the best reports on e-publishing and e-book sales statistics that I’ve seen come out on the Web–the July 2014 Author Earnings Report from authorearnings.com What made it great? Well, the e-book sales statistics analysis gives insights into how independent, or indie, ebook publishers are really doing in the marketplace–compared […]Read More E-Book Sales Statistics Every Author Needs to Know Before Signing a Book Deal
Well, the easy answer to how can you make money with your e-books is to write and self-publish a best seller! Okay, so maybe that won’t work for all of us. Smashwords, the #1 distributor for indie e-book authors, recently published the results of their own study of what’s selling and making money from books […]Read More Tips for Making Money With Your E-Books
E-Publishing opens the doors for writers from all around the world to get their stories into the hands of readers–I love helping them do this with my online course, Publish and Sell Your E-Books, which is taught at 3000+ community colleges around the world. A number of students have asked additional questions about copyright, so […]Read More E-Book Publishing Copyright Questions
One of the most common questions students ask in my virtual classroom for Publish and Sell Your E-Books is how much they should charge for their ebooks. There isn’t, however, one answer (or price) that fits all books. Traditional publishers may have it easier to set prices, because they know their input costs and have […]Read More How Much Should You Charge For Your E-Book?
The fourth session of my new course, Publish and Sell Your E-Books, started last week. I love teaching it and have had the most interesting questions in my discussion areas–in fact, one of my students commented that she learned as much in the discussions as in the lessons. I was pleased! Indeed, the ability to […]Read More The End of Pages