How do authors qualify for the 70% royalty option for Kindle books? As previously mentioned, you can qualify for Amazon’s 70% royalty program by pricing your ebook between $2.99 and $9.99 and securing copyright protection.
How do authors get their books on Kindle Unlimited?
To be included in Kindle Unlimited (KU), you must meet the KDP Select requirements and enroll your book in KDP Select. If you do not want your eBook(s) in KU, you have the option to remove your eBook from KDP Select at the end of your enrollment.
What does kindle unlimited mean for authors?
Kindle Unlimited, or KU is Amazon’s subscription service is specifically for books, audiobooks, and magazines. KU is part of Amazon’s Kindle Select program (KDP Select) where authors have to sell exclusivity to Amazon for 90 days. With KU, you can borrow up to 10 titles at a time that works like a virtual library.
Does returning a book in Kindle Unlimited hurt the author?
When an Amazon customer returns an e-book, royalties originally paid to the author at the time of purchase are deducted from their earnings balance. Authors can end up with negative balances when customers return books after the author has already been paid by Kindle Direct Publishing, an Amazon spokesperson said.