As we all know Amazon is the e-commerce giant. Amazon’s customer list increases day by day and rightfully so. Amazon allows customers to download music and order soap, clothes, and perfumes the possibilities are endless. Amazon also gives it’s customers a chance to make money on the site. If you are passionate about literature, history, and non-fiction. You can also become a self-published author on Amazon. Or maybe you wanted to turn your old research paper into an e-book. Well you can self-publish on Amazon KDP ( Kindle Direct Publishing).
How Do I Get Started?
It is a very simple process. Here are the steps below.
I. If you do not already have an Amazon account. Create a KDP account by going to KDP and sign up. Once you are there create your account by entering your name, email address, and secure a password. Enter the author, payment, and tax information.
II. Create your manuscript with Kindle Create. You have the option to format your manuscript yourself, check with ebook Formatting Guide. Check Create a Table of Contents in Word, and Edit your eBook with Update Your Manuscript.
III. Get Your Cover Ready
Create a cover with Cover creator tool.
IV. Check Your eBook in Kindle Previewer
See how your book will look before you publish it with Kindle Previewer.
* Special Note- International Standard Book Number ( ISBN) is not required to publish an eBook with KDP. Once your e-book is published on KDP, Amazon assigns a 10-digit ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number). Paperbacks are also provided KDP can provide with a free ISBN publish your paperback. Your work is under copyright protection the moment it is created. A copyright page is not required. Although authors usually include one.
How Do I Get Paid?
E-Book royalties you can choose between two royalty options for each of your eBooks: the 35% royalty option and the 70% royalty option. Payments are disbursed every month, approximately 60 days after the end of the month in which they were earned.
Now is a great time to self-publish with Amazon and create another source of income.
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