Some good news! Although the fact that we have fewer pages now tips the scales a bit in the opposite direction …
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KINDLE UNLIMITED PAGES READ: MARCH, 2016
The Kindle Unlimited per-page rate improved nearly 4% up to $0.00495663 for April, 2016. (Compare this to $0.00477885 for March, 2016.)
This is up 21% over January’s rate of $0.00411. A nice trend.
The KDP Select Global Fund held steady at $14.9M for April, 2016 (identical to March).
The improved per-page rate and steady global fund are positive indicators. The nearly $15M per month global fund is a huge amount paid out in royalties to indie authors (and that’s on top of royalties for sales). The per-page rate has almost returned to half a penny per page. When many critics have predicted a drop below $0.004 to come fast, the payment has nearly returned to $0.005.
These trends are consistent with seasonal effects of the original Kindle Unlimited version as well as the original Prime KOLL borrows back before Kindle Unlimited…
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