Another key point in getting a book launch correct, is pricing. Author Nicholas C Rossis make the case for the most effective price-point, depending on you goals.
I’m writing about it again, as Written Word Media recently published an excellent post on pricing one’s e-book. As Taylor, its author, points out, the answer depends on whether your immediate goal is to reach new readers and generate sales (along, presumably, with reviews), or to make a profit.
Price your e-book at $0.99 to maximize readership
If you’re looking for ways to increase your book/author rank and generate reviews, This graph explains why $0.99 is the best price to reach new readers, with $1.99 not far behind:
Price your e-book at $4.99 to maximize revenue
Amazon skews the results here by offering authors 35% of the earning for prices under $2.99, and 70% over that. As a…
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