Author Earnings Releases 3rd Quarterly Report on Amazon’s Kindle Store

Author Earnings have just released their 3rd quarterly report into who’s earning what at Amazon’s U.S. Kindle Store.

Author Earnings July Report

The findings of the latest report include is a very significant statistic, an estimate that self-published authors are now earning nearly 40% of all ebook royalties on the Kindle store!

The quarterly reports from Author Earnings involve studying data for all of the ebooks ranked on the category bestseller lists at Amazon’s U.S. Kindle Store.

Other key findings of this latest report include:

  • Self-published authors now account for 31% of total daily ebook sales regardless of genre.
  • Indie titles without DRM sell twice as many copies each, on average, as those with DRM.

Check out the full post on this report at Author Earnings.

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Sony Reader Store to Close on 20th March

It is now more than a month since Sony announced their plan to close the Sony Reader Store  in the U.S. and Canada and it is only a few days until the closure takes place. Here is a quick heads up for those who need to take any further action. It is sad to see […]

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Google Play Books Now Available in 44 Countries

Google Play South America

Google have announced via Twitter that books have come to Google Play in five South American countries. This new expansion into Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela brings the total number of countries with Google Play Books to 44.   For those in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela, books are are now available on Google […]

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New Release: The Indie Author’s Guide to Publishing Ebooks, 2nd Edition

The Indie Author Guide to Publishing Ebooks

I am very pleased to announce the release of “The Indie Author’s Guide to Publishing Ebooks, 2nd Edition“. It also reveals my new strategy, or recommended path, for creating ePub and Mobi formats as easily and painlessly as possible!The first edition was released in December 2011 and has helped many writers to self-publish their own […]

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