How much does an Author make per Book on AverageWhat does an author earn on average per book?
That is, the average book does not offer enough books to make its own release worthwhile, at least not in monetary terms. Remember that we usually talk about a book that took month, if not 1-2 years, to create, not to speak of the cost of processing and designing that went into the book.
What is the reason for this? How come so much paperwork gets lost and so many great tales and news go to waste without being read? "The other response will be: "Because the author has no fan base", which I will discuss below. Consider poor reviews for Amazon-Books nationwide, and many of them are for textbooks that are full of typing mistakes and mistakes, are too obscure or hazy or highbrow or are just plain covert sale characters in bookstyle.
Have a look at a statistic: The average readers only ever make it about 20% of the way through a book. Even if a book isn't horrible, it still has to be good enough to rival anything a readership could do - almost all of them bring them fun, learning or both much quicker than a book.
All in all, it is no longer enough in today's written and published worlds to be reasonably upstanding. When you want to attract a reader's eye, your book must be great. And even the really good authors need to rework their work and work with book trainers and publishers to fine-tune and improve their words and take charge of the qualities of their work that go beyond mere completion.
Few or no publisher strategies. Nowadays there are so many successful books that most writers can't help but hopefully have their manuscripts taken up by one of the 5 major publishers (and/or become a escaped Amazonian selling monster) and make them the next E.L. James or Tim Ferriss.
The problem is that hoping is not a game. Most of these writers turn to publishing houses with a "let's make a deal" stance and say that if the publishing house just takes them in, they will work themselves into the soil to promote the book. The problem is that trying to negotiate with someone who doesn't need you (and for whom you would do all the work anyway, so it doesn't help them) isn't a game.
Many self-released writers are now trying to increase their book by launching a massive Amazon - often bringing their book to an average or above-average number of titles. The problem is in order to do that they usually make the book free or severely discounted, so they don't really make much if any moneys from the launch. What's more, they're not really making any more...
A start to the Amazon is not a tactics either, although it is a tactics that can be integrated into one. Publisher strategies are not something you are hoping for, negotiating for or building a unique tactics to make it possible. It' something you are planning and setting in train over the course of the years, usually long before you even think about it.
This is a step-by-step process of creating value and expanding the platforms until you have a whole host of users who are already awaiting your book because they already know you and want to know what you are writing. When you are a shopkeeper, this also means setting up the company's own eBook to help the company expand.
This kind of policy is valid for both self-publication and the conventional way. The good thing is, if the average book is selling 250 or less it is actually quite simple to be above average with your book. However, the worst part is that you have to pledge to do more than the average author ever does, both in relation to the overall book and your publisher strategies.