The stats:

∙ There are over 32 million titles currently available on Amazon.

∙ 1,500 new books are published every day.

∙ The average self-published book sells between 100–150 copies.

∙ To hit the top 10 on Amazon, you need to sell roughly 300 for print, or 2,000+ copies using print and kindle formats.

∙ 40% of ebook revenue is going to self-published authors and 25% of bestselling e-book authors on Amazon are indie authors.

∙ Indie authors, small presses and Amazon imprints account for more than 50% of market share.