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Thanks Britt!



On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 10:56 AM, Britt Griswold
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> Here is an interesting blog by an author on ebooks:
> http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/2010/09/ebook-pricing.html
>
> He says the sweet spot for self-publishing fiction is $2.99.Though some
> think $3.99 would be a hair more profitable even with fewer books sold.
>
> Of course the situation is different for a visual author, or someone
> contributing art to a Publisher's project, so this may have little bearing
> on your question. But all the considerations that go into pricing a book
> are broached here and are what your publisher is thinking about, so it is
> well worth reading.
>
> Other blog material I have read suggests authors should be shooting for
> 60%-70% of the publisher's total take on e-books, however the base contract
> put out by publishers is for 25%. Text-based e-books are not that hard to
> produce, so the real costs are in marketing. If a publisher is not doing a
> lot of marketing, there is no real justification for taking the lion's
> share of the revenue.
>
> None of this addresses your basic question of how much to ask for your art
> if you are not the author. Hope it is a start of the conversation.
>
> Britt
>
> On 5/20/14, 8:58 AM, Lore Ruttan wrote:> Does anyone have any insight on
> how pricing for illustrations in e-books varies from traditional
> > print? I assume e-books don't go through first edition, second, etc or
> have geographical boundaries
> > - does this affect pricing?
> >
> >
> > --
> > /Lore Ruttan, /Ph.D.
>
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