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Old 11-19-2012, 03:44 AM   #1
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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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Old 11-19-2012, 05:36 AM   #2
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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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Old 11-19-2012, 08:32 PM   #3
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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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Old 11-20-2012, 02:05 AM   #4
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Old 11-21-2012, 05:34 AM   #5
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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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