I contacted Amazon via e-mail about the new KU/KOLL pricing structures going into effect on 7/1/2015 to get answers to the questions I’d brought up in my first blog post on the matter. Also, keep reading after the jump to see the news about Smashwords and their new “metadata-only” pre-order system. I think this will … Read More
EDIT: I wrote to Amazon and actually talked to a representative on the phone to get these issues clarified. That blog post is HERE. From the “see, I told you so” files… Amazon has announced that they’re changing the payment structure for books exclusively enrolled in Kindle Unlimited (KU) and the books that are eligible … Read More
Okay, let me state up front, I am NOT an Amazon hater. Nor am I a “hater” of Hachette. I hate stupidity. I make a majority of my sales via Amazon. I would say that 75% of my earnings probably come from there. So I’m no rabid-anti-‘Zonian, at all. (And believe me, that’s not anywhere close to … Read More
Here’s another blog to add onto my one about Kindle Unlimited from the other day. This came out on Publishers Lunch today and is another good point I hadn’t even thought about yet. http://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2014/07/daily-update-influence-kindle-unlimited-amazon-bestsellers-grows/ Thoughts? Anyone using KDP Select seeing any traction for their titles now that KU is live and active?
I got this tidbit from Indie BookSpot blog this morning. If you sell your books on Amazon KDP, go check your account settings. Chances are, your US payment was switched from EFT to check. When I checked, yep, sure enough, they’d done it to me, too. Worse, my address is outdated, still at our other … Read More