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Understanding Penetration Pricing and Premium Pricing of your ebook on Amazon | Tiffany Writing

Understanding Penetration Pricing and Premium Pricing of your ebook on Amazon | Tiffany Writing

One of my daughters is a capable artist and headed to an undergraduate program in Medical Illustration soon. As an aside, she is getting smarter about posting her art to websites and beginning to think about how to charge for her work. I’ve recently had similar discussion with some other writers about how they price […]

We Need To Talk About Book Pricing by Tara Sparling | Writing.ie

We Need To Talk About Book Pricing by Tara Sparling | Writing.ie

Yesterday I was briefly let out of my cage to do a bit of investigating in three bookshops. The first was a big Irish chain. The second was a very big independent bookshop. The third was a very small independent bookshop. I went about each shop idly picking up titles to see how they were […]

Agency pricing didn’t restrain Amazon; it strengthened them | The Passive Voice

Agency pricing didn’t restrain Amazon; it strengthened them | The Passive Voice

Many, if not most, of the people in publishing houses I know have what they feel is a pretty clear picture of the changes we’re seeing in the business. There seems to be a strong consensus that the ebook share is leveling off or diminishing as opposed to print. And there is an enthusiasm about […]

The Question of Setting An eBook Pricing Strategy | Just Publishing Advice

The Question of Setting An eBook Pricing Strategy | Just Publishing Advice

Rethink your ebook pricing strategy These two graphs show clearly that it may be time for authors to do a rethink on how they price their ebooks for each market. While US ebook buyers appear to accept a wide price range as good buying value, and even increasing substantially at the $10.00 mark, UK ebook […]

harpercollins’s charlie redmayne on learnings from digital experiments & amazon wave, and more | ETtech

harpercollins’s charlie redmayne on learnings from digital experiments & amazon wave, and more | ETtech

On dynamic pricing and data analytics We now have guys with PhDs in mathematics who help us understand how retailing works. Based on algorithms, we have dynamic pricing now that helps us maximise a book’s value. At times, we may choose to give away profit to build the author for future. Data analytics has helped […]

Apple piles on Qualcomm, files $1 billion lawsuit over chipset pricing and tactics | disruptive.asia

Apple piles on Qualcomm, files $1 billion lawsuit over chipset pricing and tactics | disruptive.asia

REUTERS – Apple filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm on Friday, days after the US government accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones. Qualcomm is a major supplier to both Apple and Samsung Electronics for modem chips that connect phones to […]

The Impact of Pricing on Book Buying Behavior | Digital Book World

The Impact of Pricing on Book Buying Behavior | Digital Book World

Readers also have many options to pay for books, while avoiding paying full price: they can buy used books, join subscription services, or even get their books as gifts. Hildick-Smith presented a range of interesting market measurements concerning book-buying behavior. Among these statistics, the most eye-opening was that only about one third of the total […]

Pricing your ebook: Is free the new paid? | Nicholas C. Rossis

Pricing your ebook: Is free the new paid? | Nicholas C. Rossis

As we all know, the publishing world is in major upheaval. With ebook prices dropping even for big authors, and so many ebooks available for free, are we witnessing the end of the paid model? And what might replace it? I can see four distinct models emerging from all the chaos. Business as usual I call […]

Magzter’s new pricing strategy a great boon to Indian magazine readers | prMac

Magzter’s new pricing strategy a great boon to Indian magazine readers | prMac

[prMac.com] New York, New York – Magzter, the world’s largest digital magazine newsstand, introduces an all-new exciting pricing strategy for its Indian catalogue of magazines following Apple’s announcement of lower price tiers. Under this new pricing structure, users can purchase their favorite regional magazines starting from INR 10 and enjoy reading them on the web, […]

Is Amazon about to change its pricing model? | New Republic

Is Amazon about to change its pricing model? | New Republic

Is Amazon about to change its pricing model?Ever since Amazon opened its first physical bookstore a year ago, people have been speculating what the point was. Amazon, after all, has strived above all else to keep infrastructure costs down. Spending more on infrastructure spooks its investors, who are obsessed with growth (something Amazon does effortlessly) […]