I have read long books that were worthless and short books that were invaluable. That’s why I don’t believe books should be priced according to their length.
Archive for Pricing Strategy
Publishers still have to pay for acquisitions, editorial development, copyediting, cover and interior design, page composition, cataloging, sales, marketing, publicity, merchandising (yes, even in a digital world), credit, collections, accounting, legal, tax, and the all the usual costs associated with running a publishing house. … Once the publisher gets the eBook formatted for a particular eReader, he then as to take it through a quality assurance process (often referred to as “QAing” the book) to make sure that each of the major eReaders renders the pages correctly.