Kindle Unlimited, Market Scrying, and Sales Cycles

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Over the past couple months many authors have pointed to Kindle Unlimited and complained that Amazon's 5 month old ebook subscription service is harming their sales, but there is growing evidence that this is not the case. Russ Grandinetti revealed at the DBW conference last week that author revenues for titles in Kindle Unlimited were up, with the ...

Russ Grandinetti: Consumers Spend More on eBooks After Joining Kindle Unlimited

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The highlight of the second day of the DBW conference would have to be Russ Grandinetti, the Amazon VP of Kindle Content. Grandinetti didn't share a lot of solid details during the half hour interview, but he did speculate that Amazon might consider different pricing models for different types of ebooks (fiction vs nonfiction, for example). He ...

There’s a Question We Should Be Asking Re Kindle Unlimited and Its Impact on eBook Sales

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For the past month or so, Kindle Unlimited has been one of the hot topics in digital publishing. A number of indie authors are reporting that their revenues have dipped since KU launched in July. I was one of the first to report on the story a month ago, and now it has hit the NYTimes. ...