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  • ...e. My husband, also a published author, spoke at the library and his talk went very well. I'll be donating a portion of the book sales to two non-profits: The Friends of the Libraries...
  • ...l, however, is different with a partnership press--participating in the front end costs of production and marketing yields a higher percentage of profits at the point of sale.
  • ...Fortune 500 companies, setting consumer prices for computers and landline phone services. The companies made billions of dollars in revenue (and profits) because they won the percept...
  • ...g to get a balance. It's not in their benefit to chase us away, but ultimately they do what they do because it's their business to maximise their profits. If they really get it wrong...
  • Well, I find it hard to believe that a huge corp. like Amazon cares about the quality of each book it lists. Their bottom line is profits, as is any business. This new measurement sch...
  • In 2012 I received a grant to teach writing workshops in non-profits and I continue to teach at Pathways health resource center, in MN DOCs, community ed, women's retreats, etc. I am...
  • ...Zetta asks a great question: do readers buy books solely because they win an award? And is the author willing to give up her copyright and larger profits for the perceived prestige of...
  • ...te a secondary market. You can't eliminate it, only minimize it. So, using Createspace for Amazon and Ingram for all others is the best combo for profits, but it won't change the rese...
  • ...zon, just trying to understand it better. So Amazon takes 50% of ebook profits and the remaining 50% is spli...and you can't disclose the specifics, but I would assume a publisher's profits would be higher than what Ama...
  • Brooke Warner commented on her article What Are E-Books Worth?
    Yes, Kelly. She Writes Press gives authors 80% of our net profits. So whatever is left over after what the retailers take from us is what we split—80% to the author and 20% to us. In...