[LMB] e-book vendors by value to the writer

Damien Sullivan phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu
Fri Apr 22 05:20:43 BST 2011


On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 01:57:52PM -0500, Lois McMaster Bujold wrote:

> > At the present moment, Amazon appears to have the highest
> > stream-through of customers, as well as the best royalty rates, but
> > they had a head-start.  Nook and iPad certainly seem to be aiming to
> > give them competition.
> 
> 
> -xx- Damien X-):  Didn't Baen have the biggest head-start?  Do you
> sell more ebooks
> through Amazon now anyway?
> 
> Sort of funny, given that AFAIK Baen is the cheapest, too...
> 
> LMB:  This was a listing in order of the best deal for the _writer_.

Maybe I don't know what stream-through means.  All I meant was that I
thought Baen was the first to offer your books as e-books, so had a
temporal head start in selling them, which one might naively think would
translate to greater numbers sold.

-xx- Damien X-) 



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