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Prior Months' Royalties Report

This report shows summaries of previous months' sales transactions and is generated near the 15th of each month. You’ll see the marketplace, currency, royalty amount (eBook and paperback), KENP read data, and total royalty. You can also download and save a copy of your report by selecting a month and then clicking Generate Report at the bottom of the page.

Here's a summary of the columns you'll see in the report:

 

Column What you'll see in it
Title Your book’s title
Author Name of author who wrote the book
ASIN Amazon Standard Identification Number
Marketplace The Amazon marketplace where your book was sold
Units Sold Number of units sold for each Transaction Type
Units Refunded Number of units for which a refund was issued
Net Units Sold Number of units sold minus units refunded
Royalty Type This indicates the royalty for your book (see below for royalty types)
Transaction Type This indicates the type of transaction for your book (see below for transaction types)
Currency Currency of the royalty
Average Offer Price without tax Average offer price* at which the book was sold to customers during the specified time period. Your offer price can change based on various factors which may include but are not limited to free promotions, Kindle Countdown Deals, or when we sell your book at a lower price to match a third party's price for a digital or physical edition of the book, or Amazon's price for a physical edition of the book.
Average List Price without tax Average list price (without tax / VAT)* at which the book was listed during the specified time period. We calculate the average list price using all (total) orders placed for your book, including refunds. Your list price can change when you change the list price of your book or when a gift purchase is redeemed after a price change.
Average File Size Average file size* of your book over the specified time period
Average Delivery Cost Average delivery charge* for your book over the specified time period
Royalty Your earned royalties. For more information on how royalty payments are calculated, please review the Pricing Page and Terms & Conditions

*Note: List Price, File Size, Offer Price, and Delivery Charge can all change at any time. That means copies of the same book sold throughout the course of the specified time period may have had different values for each of these attributes. Therefore, average values are displayed.

About royalty and transaction types

See the information below for an overview of the royalty and transaction types. For details on royalty types, please review the Pricing Page.

Royalty types

 

Royalty Description
35% You will be paid based on the standard 35% royalty plan.
35% - promo You will be paid 35% of the promotional list price. For example, if your book has a regular list price of $9.99, for a promotional list price of $8.99, you will earn 35% of $8.99, or $3.15.
70% You will be paid royalty based on the standard 70% royalty plan.
70% - promo You will be paid based on the 70% royalty plan, using the promotional list price to determine the amount. For example, if your book has a regular list price of $4.99, and one of your promotional prices is $1.99, you will earn 70% * ($1.99 - $0.15 * file size), even if the promotional list price is below the 70% royalty minimum outlined on the Pricing Page.
N/A Since this transaction produced no revenue, the royalty rate does not apply.

Transaction types

 

Transaction Description
MatchBook Your book was sold as a part of the retired Kindle MatchBook program.
Free - Price Match To meet a price offered elsewhere online, your book was sold at no charge, so this transaction produced no revenue.
Free – Promotion Your book was offered in a Free Book Promotion.
Kindle Countdown Deals Your book was sold during a Kindle Countdown Deals promotion.
KENP Read Pages of your book read by customers through Kindle Unlimited.
Standard Your book was sold as a standard Kindle book transaction.
Expanded Distribution Your book was sold through Expanded Distribution.

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