Benefit Updates from B&N Press Self-Publishing!

Certain Barnes & Noble Press self-publishing services and features have been refreshed for 2021! Effective February 1st, 2021, you will see increased royalty rates, sped up payment times, and improved publicity opportunities to meet the needs of the growing independent self-publishing community.


What’s New:

New Royalty Terms! Publishers will now receive a flat 70% royalty rate from self-publishing eBook sales.

New Payment Schedule! The platform will accelerate payments to 30 days after purchase instead of the prior 60 days.

New Marketing Opportunities! Our team will leverage an expanded array of merchandising options, including curated ads on, better email placement to promote titles to customers, and social media and blog exposure on Barnes & Noble Press and NOOK channels.


For further information on these changes, check out our royalty and payment terms as well as our comprehensive list of past B&N Press updates.


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