Harmony Kent relates her experiences with delivery fees when self-publishing. Read it on Story Empire.
Hello SErs. Harmony here. Being a writer, I’d like to tell you a story …
Once upon a time, Amazon charged me for selling a book. Yes, that’s right. I ended up paying them $1.99 for selling one copy of an ebook. Um, that’s not right. Once I got over my indignant anger, I looked into it.
It came down to delivery charges.
Which I’d not realised Amazon did.
And if your book is oversized (see below), they will levy a hefty charge to deliver that book to your customer, leaving you out of pocket and owing them, rather than the other way around.
This happened after I reformatted a book. On my computer, the file size was fine. Only after using Amazon’s converter did the file become huge. Sadly, I didn’t notice anything amiss until I saw that negative sale charge on my sales dashboard. And by then it…
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