Amazon has this week unveiled sales figures for its Kindle Singles, which are smaller online publications that are around the size of a few chapters of a typical book.
Amazon launched its Kindle Singles around 14 months ago in January 2011 and during that time has racked up around 2 million sales its revealed in its figures released this week.
Seventy percent of each Kindle Single sale goes to the author or publisher, and Amazon keeps the other 30 percent. Kindle Singles range in price from $0.99 up to $1.99, which is set by the author or publisher.
Amazon wouldn’t divulge its earnings from the Kindle Single sales, but a quick calculation creates a rough estimate of Amazon’s 30-percent cut is around $1.12 million. You can read more about the figures released by Amazon over at the Paid Content website.
Source: Paid Content
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