Challenges happen in any endeavor. It makes life interesting—and sometimes difficult. We don’t always know what is going on around us, even when we think we do, because we lack data to make useful decisions. We’re stuck going from our gut unless we can get the data. I’m spending a good amount of time working with data, learning about data, and ways in which to analyze and share data. It is interesting that we live in such a changing landscape of information.
If you haven’t taken a look at Author Earnings, it’s worth your time to get a view of the sorts of data being collected around what authors make.