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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin
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    Amazon's discounts

    I'm about to self-publish my first book through CreateSpace and I'm trying to decide how to price it. If I price it at, say, 12.95, will Amazon call that the "list price" and immediately discount it at something like $8? Or will it actually sell on Amazon for $12.95?

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    It will sell on Amazon for $12.95. As the publisher, you set the price the book will sell for.

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    Even if Amazon does discount it, you still get the same cut that you would if it were sold at regular price.
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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin
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    Amazon's discounts

    thanks, merrihiatt and valeriec80!

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    Amazon has never discounted my books, but my kindle books sell for $2.99 and print for $7.99 so maybe that's why?

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    Barnes & Noble has discounted my paperback books quite often. I don't remember a time Amazon has discounted my paperback books.
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