Mark Coker of Smashwords recently posted this slide deck discussion what works and does not work based on data taken from ebook sales. Some highlights are
- Price point of 2.99 to 5.99 appears to be the best range for Indy Authors.
- Price of 0.99 to 1.99 under perform by as much as 60%.
- In general ebook readers prefer longer books (>100k words) but Romance and Erotica tend to want short books (75-85k).
Check the slide deck for other interesting facts: