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Day: February 10, 2012

More Thoughts on the Economics of Authorspace – Book Prices

Post Views: 250 G’afternoon, folks. So, given that royalties and prices are a trending topic with a couple of author groups on FB I am a part of, I figured I’d do a bit of research and post results. I went to Amazon’s Kindle Books section for fiction and spreadsheet’ed the top 60 books on the chart. I removed any “short story” from the list, since I’m trying to sort out pricing for novella’s and wordier. I then ran averages for the blocks to determine the pricing normals. Here is what I got: Average .. Low .. High Top 10: .. $7.07 .. $2.99 .. $17.54 Top 20: .. $5.50 .. $2.99 .. $17.54 Top 30: .. $5.14 .. $2.99 .. $17.54 Top 40: .. $5.51 .. $1.99…

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