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