• If you are an author and want insight into how sales and royalties stack up for print published books vs ebooks – this is a great article.
  • Each of the following graphics in the article show what portion of profit authors get vs the volume of sales provided if you use or bypass traditional publishing options
  • Unless you are a nationwide bestseller – an author will make a lot more money with profits retained by self-publishing
  • So in the end – more is lost in the decision not to self-publish than is gained from a contract with a major publisher
  • See the full report on Author Earnings

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These highlights are from the source article:

Print vs. Digital Report – Author Earnings