In the post, Dr. Isis describes a shocking encounter in graduate school when a mentor informed her that because she had no first author publications, she was seen as unproductive, and not a competitive contender for grants. It was hard to hear, and many of our interactions ended with tears, but it gave me the push that I needed to right my ship before it sank.
May Author Earnings Report Share this: Self-published authors are no doubt familiar with this price constraint, as their royalties are cut in half if they price higher than this amount. But after a contentious and drawn-out negotiation with Hachette Book Group last year, Amazon relinquished the ability to discount ebooks with several publishers.
Prices with these publishers are now set firmly by them. Soon after these agreements went into place, industry observers noted an upward move in average ebook prices. The blue bars show the price of self-published ebooks for each of our reports. The purple bars show the average price of Big 5 published ebooks.
What will the effect of these pricing decisions have on unit sales, revenues, and author earnings? We were eager to find out. For comparison, we included the same graph from our January report.
This is a measure of the average rank of each ebook. Just as publishers study the New York Times bestseller lists to gauge the strength of their competition, we are looking at the same thing.
But with a sample size of , rather than Remember that prices on these titles have gone up. Publishers are trading lower volume sales for more dollars per title. And authors seem to understand this, as many implored Amazon to continue discounting their works during negotiations with publishers last year.
Now it is impossible for Amazon to discount these books, and publishers and their authors are losing revenue as a result. And in each of these graphs, we can see that long term trends have become much more pronounced.
Ebooks may be on the downward slope for them, but not for everyone else. Late January unit sales are on the left.
Our latest report on early-May daily unit sales is on the right. Higher prices and a return to agency pricing seems to be seriously impacting sales.STRADA is a single-chip transceiver for automotive radar able of covering the frequency band from 76 GHz to 81 GHz in order to be compliant for all the radar .
Welcome to the May Author Earnings srmvision.com is our sixth quarterly look at Amazon’s ebook sales, with data taken on over , bestselling ebooks.
With each report over the past year and a half, we have come to see great consistency in our results, but there is always something new that surprises us.
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