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.
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