Category Archives: publishing

The Kindle pricing problem

When you publish on the Kindle, you set your own price. But some customers will end up paying much more. All self-publishing platforms allow you to set your own price, and this is important because control over pricing is key to your whole marketing strategy. Alas, when it comes to the Kindle, there’s a problem. At WebVivant Press, we’re about… Read more »

Tax matters

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Most Print On Demand (POD) services are based in the US – even those that boast UK and other overseas operations. Aside from shipping costs, this can have implications for authors who are not US residents. According to US tax laws, publishers must deduct withholding tax on any royalties paid to authors outside America. This is 30% – a huge… Read more »