Wednesday, May 9, 2018

How to publish an ebook on Amazon Kindle





Are you new to self-publishing? Perhaps, you've written a book and are ready to self-publish but not sure how to upload the ebook to KDP.

In today's blog, I'm going to show you how to publish an ebook on Amazon Kindle, so stick around.     
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When it comes to publishing a book or ebook the first platform that comes to mind is typically Amazon's KDP or Kindle Direct Publishing. While KDP allows you to self-publish both ebook as well as kdp print books, for the sake of this tutorial, I will focus on how to publish an ebook on Amazon Kindle

So let's get started:

Step 1: Log into kdp.amazon.com

Step 2: Select Language, Book Title and Subtitle(if one exists)

Step 3: Enter Series title, volume # (if book is in a series), Edition #(if not first edition) and Author Name


Step 4: List Contributors, Book Description and Publishing Rights Status

  

Step 5: Enter Keywords

 

Step 6: Select up to 2 categories, Age and Grade range(Both are optional) and whether you want to pre-order or go live


Step 7: Select "Save and Continue"

Step 8: Select DRM choice, upload manuscript and cover(or use cover creator)



Step 9: Launch Previewer and enter in ISBN and Publisher (both optional)

 

Step 10: Select "Save and Continue"

Step 11: Choose whether or not to join KDP Select and select territories

 


Step 12: Choose pricing structure and enter price point


Step 13: Choose whether to join Matchbook and Book Lending programs


Step 14: Select "Publish your Kindle eBook"


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