In this episode Chris discusses Amazon’s new edition of their ebook bulk buy program–who may benefit and who might not give a hoot. Included in the podcast are reflections on questions answered by Amazon’s director of Author & Vendor Relations, Dan Slater. Running time: 19 minutes.
Show Notes & Links:
-We’ll talk about what the Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) official post on the new program says and what it does not say.
-Chris gets reactions from Amazon and BookBub.
-Would a purchase of 100 ebooks count directly as 100 books to my sales rank?
-Unredeemed copies can result in a refund within 60 days of your purchase.
-The new program involves sending the free codes through Amazon—they don’t generate codes you send out via your email.
-You will earn royalties based on the royalty options in place at the time of your bulk book order. If you buy books at 99 cents, you will earn a 99-cent royalty no matter what the price of the book when it is redeemed.
-Pre-order books and free books are not eligible for the program.
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