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The Pricing Sweet Spot for Books

The Pricing Sweet Spot for Books

Posted by Randy StapilusPosted on Fri, 22 Aug 2014in BookWorks

Does it seem arbitrary – the various prices publishers attach to books as their list prices? It's not. Those prices are closely calculated, low enough to find acceptance among buyers, high enough to ensure that the publisher won't lose money on the book. In that tension, in what is a small financial space, is where you find most book prices. If you're publishing your own book, setting a list price, the standard sales price for “end buyers”, is one of the unavoidable jobs. Here are some considerations in developing that number. The customer acceptance level is easy enough to...