Anyone making money from Kindle?

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Is anyone making money from Kindle books? How many books do you have under your belt and how much are you making? Any advice on how to maximize my earnings from this field?
How many books do you think I should have to earn at least 5,000 a month?
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  • Profile picture of the author RafaelThaGreat
    Hey buddy,

    I'm making around $100 a month and to date I have 25 Kindle books for sale.

    Me personally my income is way too low for that many books so I'm reaching out for help to increase that to at least $1,000 a month.

    The advice I've gotten from guys making $20,000 a month from Kindle books is not to focus on how many books per se, rather it's quality and how much each book is making.

    PM me if you want my Skype and we can chat more if you'd like!

    Thanks

    Rafael
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    • Profile picture of the author Knightsofusa
      Originally Posted by RafaelThaGreat View Post

      Hey buddy,

      I'm making around $100 a month and to date I have 25 Kindle books for sale.

      Me personally my income is way too low for that many books so I'm reaching out for help to increase that to at least $1,000 a month.

      The advice I've gotten from guys making $20,000 a month from Kindle books is not to focus on how many books per se, rather it's quality and how much each book is making.

      PM me if you want my Skype and we can chat more if you'd like!

      Thanks

      Rafael

      How many pages are each of your book?
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  • Profile picture of the author icoachu
    I've helped somebody who makes $900 on one of his books on Kindle per month.

    This person, as of this writing, has over twenty books on Kindle.

    I'm not sure if all his books generate $900 a month each.

    The reason why Kindle is generating so much money for certain authors is that it's a very powerful branding platform.

    You can't play the Kindle game by simply flooding it with low-quality books.

    That's just not going to fly.

    Your books must actually be informative and must be helpful.

    I don't care whether you are writing romance novels or how-to guides.

    You have to deliver solid value to the lives of the people who buy your books.

    Sure, they might be paying only $2.99 or even 99 cents per book.

    It doesn't really matter.

    What matters is that you overdeliver.

    The person that I consulted with who is pulling $900 on at least one book off Kindle every single month made sure that he established a solid brand.

    He has a great author profile.

    His books are really helpful.

    He also focuses on key niches.

    In fact, he told me that this is the part of Kindle publishing he spends MOST of his time on.

    You have to remember that if you really want to make money off Kindle, you have to pick the right niches.

    These are niches that have low competition but have a lot of demand.

    This might seem impossible but these niches actually exist.

    If you spot those niches, and you create high-quality books for those niches, you're set.

    It's not unusual for Kindle authors to generate over $100,000 per year.

    The best part of it all is that this is passive income.

    That's right—they write the book once, and it generates income every single month for a long, long time.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    I have 23 books on Kindle; releasing one per week I also don't look at my sales. Weird, I know, but I am so busy writing books I have no time to do so lol. I'm a newbie at it but I'd say, from what I've learned from the pro's pros, is to over deliver as was noted above but then you want to give your new releases away for Free, for 2 days or 5 days, as Kindle permits. Get those suckers into as many hands as possible to create a buzz and to drive sales.

    I also feel it's key to create something impactful. No need to offer the next edition of War and Peace but make your point and get off of the stage. Again, I've seen successful authors really rock it out by creating tiny, bite-sized books that drill down and solve a set problem, or, that inspire folks to live their dreams.

    Not a sales checker but one of my books has generated 23 Five Star reviews. I told my story, genuinely, and I feel doing so and sharing practical tips to help your ideal reader are 2 ways to endear yourself to your audience, and to attract folks who want to buy what you have to offer. Remember that this is an eBook, not a novel. No need to be long-winded. But, make sure it's helpful, it's inspired, and it has enough meat in it, to deliver on your title. My Kindles span between 8,000 and 15,000 words, which is good for a nice, helpful, informative read, without boring the hell out of folks.

    I realize the 2.99 price may seem low but when you do a smashing job, more and more folks will buy what you have to offer, and those sales numbers will rise.

    Happy Selling!

    Ryan
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    • Profile picture of the author research
      Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

      I have 23 books on Kindle; releasing one per week I also don't look at my sales. Weird, I know, but I am so busy writing books I have no time to do so lol. I'm a newbie at it but I'd say, from what I've learned from the pro's pros, is to over deliver as was noted above but then you want to give your new releases away for Free, for 2 days or 5 days, as Kindle permits. Get those suckers into as many hands as possible to create a buzz and to drive sales.

      I also feel it's key to create something impactful. No need to offer the next edition of War and Peace but make your point and get off of the stage. Again, I've seen successful authors really rock it out by creating tiny, bite-sized books that drill down and solve a set problem, or, that inspire folks to live their dreams.

      Not a sales checker but one of my books has generated 23 Five Star reviews. I told my story, genuinely, and I feel doing so and sharing practical tips to help your ideal reader are 2 ways to endear yourself to your audience, and to attract folks who want to buy what you have to offer. Remember that this is an eBook, not a novel. No need to be long-winded. But, make sure it's helpful, it's inspired, and it has enough meat in it, to deliver on your title. My Kindles span between 8,000 and 15,000 words, which is good for a nice, helpful, informative read, without boring the hell out of folks.

      I realize the 2.99 price may seem low but when you do a smashing job, more and more folks will buy what you have to offer, and those sales numbers will rise.

      Happy Selling!

      Ryan
      Timely, Entertaining, and Informative, Just what the doctor ordered. I really enjoyed your post !

      Have visited your Amazon page to read about your Blogging offer. I guess I will be back to make a purchase soon.

      Your blogging lifestyle has great appeal, but I feel there are too many commitments for me to be considering thoughts of relocating.

      Enjoy your lifestyle, and I wish you every success.

      Be seeing you.
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  • Profile picture of the author ContentPro22
    I earn about $300 per month from a handful of eBooks in the pet care niche, each one priced between $0.99 and $2.99. It's not too difficult. Purchase a NICE cover from someone on Fiverr (inbox me and I'll refer you to someone I know who always does a GREAT job for me), and write a good eBook description.
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