Kindle unlimited is just one example of the enormous sums of money an author misses out on by going with a major publisher. Royalties in kindle unlimited and kindle owners lending library.
For kindle books priced above 9 99 you receive a 35 royalty on each sale.
How to make money on kindle unlimited. We re talking 150 000 000 a year going directly to authors and if you sign with a major publisher you are taking yourself out of that pool hugh howey. We provide an unlimited opportunity for writers and poets of all abilities to share their work and communicate with other writers and creative. Prepare publish promote promote your book kindle merchandising programs kindle unlimited kindle unlimited with kindle unlimited ku customers can read as many ebooks as they like and keep them as long as they want for a monthly subscription fee.
Access borrowed titles from your amazon device or kindle reading app even while traveling. There are approximately 6 million titles available on this channel a good portion of which are self published. Kindle unlimited titles display a badge in the kindle store for easy identification.
Erotica and the amazon kindle store. You need to sell 7 times as many books at 99 cents to earn the same money as pricing it at 2 99. A customer can read your ebook as many times as they like but we will only pay you for the number of pages read the first time the customer reads them.
Amazon sets aside a pot of money every month that it divvies up among kdp select authors based on how many of their pages have been read each month by kindle unlimited subscribers and readers from. Then you can add amazon prime reading to the menu where prime members can read an ebook for free every month. Use your amazon account to borrow up to 10 eligible kindle unlimited titles at a time.
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Quite simply this means that getting more readers to read more pages is the only way to increase an author s income from readers with a kindle unlimited membership subscription. If your book is part of amazon s kindle unlimited you ll be paid based on the total number of pages read in a given month. The amazon kindle store is a game changer for writers allowing anyone with a computer to publish list and sell works of writing via the massive online retailer.
When the price is 2 99 or more you can get 70 of the sale though. You re eligible for royalty payment from kindle unlimited ku or abonnement kindle in france and the kindle owners lending library koll for pages an individual customer reads in your ebook for the first time. For kindle books priced from 2 99 to 9 99 you receive a 70 royalty on each sale.
If you haven t tried kindle unlimited before you can sign up for a free trial. Through the kdp select program you can price your book between 99 and 2 98 to receive 30 of the sale price.