by Kristen Eckstein
While hanging out in a Facebook group over the course of a few hours, I noticed this question asked several times: “How should I price my Kindle book?” The options for Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing system can be confusing unless you approach Kindle pricing from a strategic position.
The powers that be over at Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing are smart. They initially set up the KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) program to sell competitively priced eBooks. They knew that if they put the power of pricing eBooks into the hands of the authors and publishers, they could end up with any range of prices. After all, eBooks on websites have been priced $97, and sometimes even higher. To keep people from running wild pricing eBooks way beyond their real market value, KDP decided to offer authors and publishers an incentive. And no incentive is as good as money. [Read more…]