Amanda Hocking sells a lot of books.
In the past year, her 9 books on Amazon have sold 900,000 copies on Amazon.
All direct to Amazon.
Her forte is the 99 cent novels. Yes, just 99 cents. Amazon pays up to 70% to the author.
Do the math, Amada is doing better then most authors and parlayed this into a movie deal, foreign right, etc.
When you find out what the market wants, work the system and provide great content, there a many ways for an author to prosper… in any economy.
Is Amanda’s model right for you? Comment here with your ideas on how this will sell more of your book.
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When books are priced at 99 cents on amazon, the author gets 35% not 70%. You have to sell within the range of 2.99 to 9.99 to get 70%.
That sounds like it’s correct, but I don’t know. I was quoting the author and other reports.
I will be checking into this, as we’ve had several ideas we want to try.. Will post what I learn.
Bottom line? If you can sell 900k of something, you WILL figure out a way to make money from that market 🙂
Check out this pricing link from kindle direct publishing:
This might be as simple as the more correct wording being “up to 70%” but there is certainly more to selling 900k copies than the price point.
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