Insider | The Next Web :: 70%! That’s what people whisper amongst themselves when publishing on the Kindle platform is mentioned. It’s a huge number. A traditional publishing contract might only sport a 15% royalty rate, making Amazon’s 70% payout for books sold on Kindle a godsend. The good days, it appears, are here. Or not. As it turns out, that 70% rate doesn’t include delivery costs, which can be high.
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