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Why I Raised The Price Of My E-Books

I’ve priced my e-books at $2.99 for the last several years. The reason for this is that it’s been shown through studies and through my own experience that (most) indie authors sell more books when they are priced at $2.99. The idea behind this is that it’s not so cheap that a reader will think it’s low quality, but it’s also not so pricey that no one will buy it.

I decided to boost the price of all my e-books to $4.99 for two reasons.

#1 I’ve now been an indie author for over 10 years and I think my work deserves to sell at a reasonable price that’s a little more than the usual $2.99 e-book price.

#2 I wanted to see what would happen out of curiosity. As an indie author, it can take some trial and error to figure…

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