THE ULTIMATE GUIDE FOR AMAZON’S KDP : FREE BOOK PUBLISHING TOOL

The Ultimate Guide for Amazon’s KDP free book publishing tool
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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE FOR AMAZON'S KDP : FREE BOOK PUBLISHING TOOL

         if you are an author or a talented writer and thinking of publishing your book at worldwide. Since Amazon holds at least 80% of the eBook market, you definitely want to make sure that your book is available on their platform. But what is KDP, and how can authors take advantage of it? to know more just follow my steps.

        Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing is an amazing platform for authors and publishers to share their books with avid readers. With KDP, you can upload your book directly to the Amazon store without a middleman. This has allowed independent authors and publishers to compete with major publishing houses.

         You’re probably wondering how this system works, what it costs, and what you need to do to get started. Don’t fret! There are many articles that explain how to publish on Kindle Direct Publishing, as well as a lot of great blogs about the process. In this post, we’ll summarize everything you need to know about publishing on Kindle Direct Publishing in one blog post.

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What is KDP?

        Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) is Amazon’s book publishing platform that can allow you to publish your book at worldwide online with zero cost. Readers can purchase your as an eBook or print-on-demand book. KDP doesn’t charge anyone any money for writing and publishing a book nor for using its tools.

          Amazon KDP is an important role plays in the publishing industry, currently its cover more than 70% of the eBook market. KDP is free. But as with all publishers, KDP takes a commission for each book sold — what you pay to them comes out on the back end, after an eager reader has purchased your book.

What types of content can you publish through KDP?

        you can publish eBooks (Kindle) and paperback books.there are some limitations link KDP does not allow creating magazines, periodicals, or spiral bound books.

Content types typically published using KDP include,
Fantasy | Adventure | Romance | Contemporary | Dystopian | Mystery | Horror | Thriller | Paranormal | Historical | fiction | Science Fiction | Memoir | Cooking |Art | Self-help / Personal | Devlopment | Motivational | Health | History | Travel | Guide / How-to | Families & Relationships

Benefits to KDP Publishing

           Publishing a book can be costly. You’ve got to pay for editors, designers, marketing, and the list goes on. Luckily, there are more ways to publish your book. With Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing, you can create your book for free and have it published instantly on the Kindle store. That means no endless paperwork or waiting for approvals to be made. KDP is one of the best options for writers who want to get their ideas out there without spending too much money.

” She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live. “

How to Self-Publish a Book on Amazon

        It is a relatively easy process to upload your book and start earning royalties from Amazon purchases. Before you get started, it’s important to note that all books on Amazon must be exclusive to Amazon. This means that you cannot publish your eBook on any other site like Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Apple etc. If you’re ready to set up your account, here are the steps for getting started!

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Creating an Amazon KDP account

         Starting with Creating an Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Account .Once you successfully login to your account, you’ll see your Amazon Author dashboard.

Creating an Amazon KDP account is the first step in publishing your book on Amazon. 1) Go to kdp.amazon.com and click “Sign Up Now”
2) Enter your email address, password, country, address, and zip code
3) Click “Create Account”
4) Verify your phone number
5) Follow the prompts to complete your profile (i.e., name, birthday, etc.)

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Kindle eBook Details

Language : which you want

Book Title : your attractive book title

Author : author details

Contributors : if your book has more than one author

Description: short summary of your book.Amazon lets you enter up to 4,000 characters for your book description. This is the writeup that will appear on your book’s detail page.

Publishing Rights

Keywords : Think about these carefully. When you fill in these boxes, what you’re really saying is.

Categories : It determines where readers will find your book, what other books it’s competing against, and even how hard it is to get a bestselling flag.you can add more categories to your book listing, contact Amazon through Author Central after your book is published.

Age and Grade Range : Do not do anything with this box unless your book is for teens or younger readers.

Pre-order : Choose your book release option

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3 Kindle eBook Content

Select DRM rights : Digital Rights Management prevents people from copying your book and sending it to other people for free.

Upload your book : this options provided (like pdf or doc files), turn your eBook into a well-formatted epub file before you upload it.

Upload your book cover : your finished book file, you will need a cover. There are a few ways you can get your cover.i suggest hire a freelancer.

Preview your book : Once you’ve uploaded your manuscript and cover, you can preview your book using the Kindle Previewer.

kindle ebook ISBN : You don’t need an ISBN or a publisher for a Kindle eBook. If you intend to publish only on Amazon, you can leave these blank.

KDP Select : Skip KDP Select for now (You can add it later)

Territories : Choose “All territories (worldwide rights)”.This will make your book available in all of Amazon’s globally.

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Kindle eBook Pricing

Royalty and pricing : Choose Amazon.com as your primary marketplace, then set the list price. The price in other marketplaces will be set according to exchange rates, but you can set each one manually if you want to.

Book lending : These options are up to you, but you’ll have to enroll in book lending if you want the 70% royalty.

        One of the most important aspects of using Amazon KDP is pricing your work competitively and accurately, as well as understanding their different territories, currencies, and royalty rates.

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Save to draft until you’re ready

         Amazon KDP allows for paperback publishing as well. This program is print-on-demand, which means Amazon will print your book when someone orders it. This means you don’t have to spend money on inventory. I will write future posts on paperback publishing through Amazon.

         KDP is an easy way to publish and distribute your book in the Kindle Store without having to get approval from a traditional publishing company. In addition, you get to keep 70% of the revenue from your sales, which means more money for you.

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