Kindle Unlimited a Mixed Blessing for Authors

shutterstock_217811062The digital publishing world is still divided on the merits and viability of the subscription model for ebooks, and Amazon authors are no exception.

Despite recently adding to the pot from which KDP Select authors are compensated, the amount they’re paid per read through the Kindle Owner’s Lending Library and Kindle Unlimited, Amazon’s new subscription program, dropped to a record low of $1.33.

Some authors report seeing diminishing payouts as a result, but others say the rise in Kindle Unlimited subscribers is more than compensating for it.

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Related: How Kindle Unlimited Stacks up for Authors | The Business Outlook for Subscription Ebooks at DBW15


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