13th Grade: Real World 101

 

Physical book retail price: $17.99

Amazon takes 40% = $7.20

Printing costs ($0.85/book + $.012/page (328 pages) = $4.79

MY PROFIT/BOOK = $6.00

 

Kindle eBook retail price: $7.99

Amazon takes 30% = 2.40

Amazon delivery (based on size of book) = $0.14

MY PROFIT/eBOOK = $5.45

 

My fixed costs for creating the book: $9594.55 

Microsoft Office: $150

Editing Services: $7,768.80 (Used ~$4,200 freelance through Upwork.com and ~$3,500 through CreateSpace)

Book Cover: $1425.75 (Used 99Designs)

Design Services: $250 (Fiverr)

 

(more costs when audiobook is produced)

 

 

you, You, YOU are the Philosopher

 

Physical book retail price: $7.99

Amazon takes 40% = $3.20

Printing costs ($2.15/book [less than 108 pages]) = $2.15

MY PROFIT/BOOK = $2.64

 

Kindle eBook retail price: $3.99

Amazon takes 30% = 1.20

Amazon delivery (based on size of book) = $0.03

MY PROFIT/eBOOK = $2.76

 

My costs: Virtually only time. (more costs when audiobook is produced)

 

 

The Way to Wealth

 

Physical book retail price: $3.99

Amazon takes 40% = $1.60

Printing costs ($2.15/book [less than 108 pages]) = $2.15

MY PROFIT/BOOK = $0.25

(I actually think this is a poor version versus what is offered on Amazon.com. However, in order to do the audiobook, Amazon requires this.)

 

My costs: Virtually only time. (more costs when audiobook is produced)