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KDP Select and Kindle Unlimited in 2019

Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
Image from ShutterStock. THE KDP SELECT DECISION Years ago, Amazon introduced KDP Select to authors who publish with Kindle Direct Publishing. The idea was to create a huge library of Kindle eBooks from which select customers could borrow books for free. Authors are paid a royalty, but not the same royalty…

Are you up on the latest Kindle technology?

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
Kindle in Motion! Kindle in Motion is a totally different format than Kindle AV or Kindle with AudioVideo. Which makes me wonder if KM will fare better. With little fanfare, Amazon introduced Kindle in Motion in the middle of 2016. Not sure how I missed this rollout, apparently I was…

Kindle Unlimited above Half a Penny per Page 3 Months in a Row!

Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
Image from ShutterStock. KINDLE UNLIMITED The Kindle Unlimited KENP per-page rate for December, 2016 is $0.00524. That makes three months in a row that it stayed above half a penny per page. Amazingly, the per-page rate didn’t drop during the holiday season. That’s great news. At the same time, the KDP…

If your KENPC dropped with v2.0, what should you do?

Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
Background image from ShutterStock. RECENT CHANGES TO KENPC (Please also take the survey at the bottom of this post, regarding how your KENPC has changed. You can view the results after you take the survey.) As of February 1, 2016, Amazon changed the way that they calculate KENPC for pages read…

Kindle Unlimited Pages Read Rate for August, 2015

Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
Image from ShutterStock. KINDLE UNLIMITED PAGES READ Amazon paid $0.00514 per KENP read in August, 2015. Compare that to the $0.005779 pages read rate in July, 2015. That’s a drop of 11%. If you had 10,000 pages read in July, would earned $57.79, but for the same 10,000 pages read in…

Lending & Borrowing mean different things at Amazon

Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
Image from ShutterStock. LENDING ≠ BORROWING Amazon has two completely unrelated Kindle programs which use similar words. borrowing: readers can borrow Kindle e-books through Amazon Prime or Kindle Unlimited. lending: the Kindle Book Lending program allows customers to lend one book to someone else for up to 14 days. These two…

Is Kindle Unlimited Hurting New Indies?

Originally posted on Lit World Interviews:
I was planning on posting the new TOC how to using Calibre this week, but I’m afraid that I haven’t been able to get to my computer to get the screenshots together this week – so next week it will be – promise. Getting back here today though, it…

Insights after a KCD promo and tips on Thunderclap

Originally posted on Effrosyni's blog:
As promised, I’m sending out this post today to share with you my experiences with my very first KCD promo. I also have some insights and tips for you where it comes to Thunderclap. In the past, I’d only run 3 FREE promos which had yielded anything between 500-5,000…

Another major promo and a Thunderclap campaign

Originally posted on Effrosyni's blog:
In mid September, I posted an article about Thunderclap; an amazing tool to amplify your social media messages. As I said therein, I thought it would be an awesome idea for authors to use this tool in order to publicize their seasonal promos. Well, eager to try this, I…

Amazon now Allows Pre-orders to Authors

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
A month ago, I published Mad Water, the third book in my epic fantasy series Pearseus. I had announced the imminent publication on social media and to my friends. A lot of them asked me if they could pre-order the book. “I’m afraid Amazon doesn’t support pre-orders,” I had to…

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