Here are the industry standards for editors according to the Editorial Freelancers Association: *ms = manuscript page = 250 words *copyediting = grammar, organization and flow of content Proofreading: 9-13 ms/hr = $30-35/hr Copyediting basic: 5-10 ms/hr = $30-40/hr Copyediting heavy: 2-5 ms/hr = $40-50/hr
How many sales does it take per day to be in the top 10,000 {on Amazon}? My guess is around 10 per day. “But that’s not good!” you might be saying.
Really? Ten a day = 3,650 per year. At Amazon’s new royalty rate, that’s $7,300 per year on a single title. The average advance for a debut novelist in print is still $5,000.”
Michael Hyatt, former CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, says you should aim for between 500 and 1,000 unique visitors per day.
Formatting to Kindle and EPUB Formatting is FREE if you do it yourself or use Smashwords.com. It costs $99 if you go through BookBaby.com