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Kindle Direct Publishing is a type of tool used for publishing your book going to Kindle Apps and devices. In this way, your book will be converted to an EBook so that you can either publish or sell it widely.
Other types of reading materials are also supported by KDP such as children’s books and comics that have illustrations.
The manuscript can be converted to a Microsoft Word doc or docx format. You need to upload the manuscript and it will be automatically converted to Kindle.
You do not have to worry regarding about the proper formatting of your book because there are guidelines that you can follow by checking the KDP official page for “Building Your Book for Kindle”. There are help topics which you can utilize to make more equipped with the correct formatting of your book.
Now that the manuscript has been uploaded, sign in to Kindle Direct Publishing using your Amazon username and password, however, if you do not have ab account yet, you can still sign up for free by providing the information on the Amazon page and then click Sign up.
After you sign up, you will be routed to a page for the title information. Supply information like title of your book, name of the author, categories and other related details on the list.
You may use the Cover Creator feature which allows you to create book cover or either upload the one that you already saved in your computer files.
After all information has been filled out completely, the rights and territories should be verified next. You are now ready to set the price of your EBook and then you can then publish it.
Since the EBook is now live, Kindle Direct Publishing will show all the detailed reports so that you can track the status of the sales and royalties earned.
You can go to Merchandising Tools to check the status of your EBook since it is already listed on the websites of Amazon to promote your product to the customers.
KDP Select section allows you to enroll your EBook so that you will earn greater royalties. On that same section, you can access the Kindle Unlimited where you can keep in touch with new readers and additional promotion of your EBooks through Kindle Countdown Deals.
To maximize the exposure of your EBook in the web search results if you are going to set availability of your books in different type of formats like audio or print.
You can also link your EBooks to your page to increase its visibility among readers. You can interact with social media to promote your book and increase your profit.
The use of Kindle Direct Publishing is not just beneficial to authors and publishers, but to avid readers as well. This makes you renowned all around the world with just a single click once you took advantage of using this tool. Your books are more handy and accessible giving you profitable success in publishing.
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