I know that probably doesn't matter but I just don't want to feel I am cheating anybody and just want to make sure my book has enough content for the money. I just finished up all that I am going to write and it comes out to 24,636. I could add more but I heard you should keep it simple, short and sweet as far as getting bored with it and then they want their money back.
You don't mention if it is fiction or non-fiction.
There are no rules. If your read enough reviews on Amazon you will no doubt come across comments that a (non-fiction) book is over written. I constantly read comments like, "...the book is 280 pages, but really could be written in 20 pages."
I've also talked with a lot of readers who tell me that when they purchase a non-fiction bound book they expect only one really good chapter to provide relevant information and when that happens they feel that they have gotten their monies worth. What fiction reader's expect, I have no clue. Hopefully, someone with experience in fiction will respond.
Although you don't directly ask the question about pricing it can be inferred. In the end the buyer needs to feel that they have gotten their monies worth. But if you price it too low they won't think that you value your own work. Finding the sweet (pricing) spot is the real trick.
Why not do both--print & ebook? Print the books as you need them with Print On Demand (POD). It isn't unusual for people to want a bound copy for convenience--especially if they reference the work frequently.
One publisher POD that you can check out is LuLu.com. Haven't used them myself, but they are doing some interesting things. POD production prices vary greatly. Some companies will reduce the price more if you do some of the layout work yourself (ask them for specs).
Some might disagree, but personally I don't think people are interested in quantity as much as they are in quality.
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