A brilliant analysis on the Kindle U situation from Chris McMullen. If you are published on Amazon or intend to be published there, check it out 🙂
KINDLE UNLIMITED MYTHS
There are many myths about KDP Select floating around.
We now have several months of data, including data released directly from KDP.
In some cases, these facts debunk popular myths.
Let me begin by answering a question that may be on many authors’ minds, and then I’ll get to the myths vs. facts about Kindle Unlimited.
WHAT DID KINDLE UNLIMITED PAY IN DECEMBER, 2014?
Kindle Unlimited paid $1.43 per download read to 10% in December, 2014.
This brings me to the first myth.
MYTH #1: KINDLE UNLIMITED IS GOING DOWN EVERY MONTH
Actually, it’s gone up a little the past two months.
In October, 2014, it was $1.33. It climbed up to $1.39 in November, 2014, and again to $1.43 in December, 2014.
Despite the extra holiday traffic in December—especially, the after-Christmas traffic with people who received new Kindles—the Kindle Unlimited payments went up.
I think that’s…
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