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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, […]

Print Pricing Piracy: The Perils of Free Trade | The Book Designer

Print Pricing Piracy: The Perils of Free Trade | The Book Designer

I’ve heard a number of folks ask recently about people offering their print book[1] for different prices — specifically on Amazon. I thought I’d share what I’ve told them. This question comes in two flavors: Someone’s offering your book at a price lower than your set price. Someone’s offering your book at a price above […]

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) […]

Used Book Superstore coming to Middleton | Wicked Local – Boxford

Used Book Superstore coming to Middleton | Wicked Local – Boxford

Used Book Superstore is set to open Nov. 18 on Route 114 in Middleton. Owner Bob Ticehurst, who has been busy with his crew this week organizing books and stocking shelves, says he’ll offer a special pricing strategy for new books and a room dedicated to kids. The store is located behind Teresa’s Italian Eatery […]

Amazon bookstores raise prices for people who don’t subscribe to Prime | The Verge

Amazon bookstores raise prices for people who don’t subscribe to Prime | The Verge

Amazon’s physical bookstores used to offer the same discounted prices to everyone. But recently, they started charging more for people who don’t subscribe to Prime. Prime members who shop at any of Amazon’s physical bookstores (three and growing) still get the same prices advertised on Amazon’s website — often a several dollar discount. But people […]

eBook pricing resembles three dimensional chess | The Idea Logical Company

eBook pricing resembles three dimensional chess | The Idea Logical Company

The fact that this is reducing publisher revenue and each title’s unit sales is concerning. But it is also making it much more difficult to establish new authors at the same time because lots of competing indies are still being launched with low price points that encourage readers to sample them. It is maintained by […]

Book Pricing Strategies to Boost Indie Authors’ Sales | BookWorks

Book Pricing Strategies to Boost Indie Authors’ Sales | BookWorks

Sometimes the simplest thing you can do to give your sales a boost is to play around with book pricing. While completing a book in and of itself is quite an accomplishment, it’s a whole different thing to have a book that actually sells. You may have heard this from other indie authors, or even […]

We Will Pay The Price For Making Books Cheaper | Huffington Post

We Will Pay The Price For Making Books Cheaper | Huffington Post

Much has been written on the Orwellian-sounding Productivity Commissions’ recommendations to remove parallel importation restrictions on books and reduce copyright to cut prices so we can all get cheaper books. Because that’s what Australians really want — cheaper books, not cheaper cars or lower interest rates — what’s important is getting a bloody bargain book. […]