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KDP Jumpstart Topic 11 - eBook Rights & Pricing
WHAT THIS TOPIC COVERSAfter reading this topic, you'll be able to:
- Select the territories for which you hold distribution rights
- Select a royalty plan
- Set and manage your list price
YOUR PROGRESSYou've completed Milestones 1, 2, and 3. Now you're working on Milestone 4. When you're done, you'll be ready to publish your book on KDP.
HOW TO SET EBOOK RIGHTS & PRICING
Select territoriesDuring title setup, you'll be asked to select the territories for which you hold distribution rights. You have two options:
Choose a royalty planYou'll choose between two royalty options for your eBook: 35% and 70%. The right plan for you will depend on factors like the type and size of content in your book, as well as your desired price point:
TIP: The 70% royalty option only applies to books sold to customers in the 70% territories listed here. Sales to customers in all other locations will receive a 35% royalty, and will show up in your royalty reports at the 35% rate.
Set your list priceYou have three options for setting your list price:
Look at eBooks with content similar to yours on Amazon to find typical list prices. When you enter your pricing information, you’ll be able to see your estimated royalty. Our pricing grid automatically calculates your estimated royalty based on:
Enrolling your eBook in our optional KDP Select program gives you the opportunity to reach more readers and earn more royalties. Enrolling in KDP Select means your book will be exclusive to the Kindle Store and will be included in Kindle Unlimited (KU) and the Kindle Owners' Lending Library (KOLL). Enrolling in KDP Select also grants you access to a new set of promotional tools like Kindle Countdown Deals and Free Book Promotions.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
- Download or print the KDP Jumpstart companion guide. The companion also includes instructions on updating your list price and removing your eBook from sale.
- Go to your Bookshelf and follow the instructions in the companion guide.
- When you're finished, you'll save and publish your eBook. Congratulations on becoming a published author!
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