$117,291,639

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$117,291,639

Author Royalties Earned

238

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238

Countries / Territories Served

3,201

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3,201

Product Combinations

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Yes
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Paperback / Hardcover
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Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Calendar
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No
No
No
No
No
Photo Book
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Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Ebook
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Blurb
BookBaby
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Coil Bound
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No
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No
No
No
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Blurb
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IngramSpark
Yes
Outskirts Press
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KDP Select
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Blurb
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IngramSpark
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Outskirts Press
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KDP Select
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Blurb
No
Calendar
BookBaby
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IngramSpark
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Outskirts Press
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KDP Select
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Blurb
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BookBaby
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IngramSpark
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Outskirts Press
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KDP Select
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Blurb
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100% of profits on Blurb store

10% - 30% royalties

45-70% of Sales

100% of profits

60% of list price minus print cost

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90% of profits

100% of profits on Blurb store

40% of Sales

100% of profits

70% or 35% of profits

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Blurb
BookBaby
IngramSpark
Outskirts Press
KDP Select
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80% of profits

Blurb

100% of profits on Blurb store

Royalties: Print
BookBaby

10% - 30% royalties

IngramSpark

45-70% of Sales

Outskirts Press

100% of profits

KDP Select

60% of list price minus print cost

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90% of profits

Blurb

100% of profits on Blurb store

Royalties: Ebook
BookBaby

Up to 85% of sales by book

IngramSpark

40% of Sales

Outskirts Press

100% of profits

KDP Select

70% or 35% of profits

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