Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP)

If you work in the publishing industry, you would most certainly know about the latest advancements brought about by internet technology. But if you are a newcomer in this business, it is very important for you to keep abreast with the latest methods to publish your book in order to reach a wider audience. One very useful tool for both writers and publishers is Kindle Direct Publishing. A good number of successful writers have made their works available to the public through this Kindle service. It is a fast and easy way to get your books published. What’s more, you…
An ebook is the electronic or digitized version that is highly portable and could be stored in any media. We could store any number of ebooks in our desktop or laptop, ebook reader device, mobile and smart phones. While there are plenty of ebooks available in the internet in variety of formats, initially one has to have a good knowledge of the different formats and its supported devices. There are several formats to create an ebook and one of the most widely accepted format is the Adobe PDF as it is very compatible with any kind of devices. All that…
The traditional way to publish a book is to write a book and then look for an agent who is ready to work for you and has got contact with relevant publishers. This method has got high chances of failure as the publisher or the agent may reject whole of your work or ask you to do changes to the story which may eat the soul of your story. The whole of your labor goes in vain because of interruption of the publisher. eBooks have changed the whole scenario for the writers. It has come as an escape from all…
Saturday, 07 April 2012 23:23

Create An eBook with MobiPocket Creator

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Self-publishing is becoming a trend for a lot of aspiring writers. Instead of going through an agent to get a publisher, more writers are opting to publish their own books on their own. The technology we have right now makes it even easier as there are different software and programs that can help in creating books.  The MobiPocket Creator is a tool that is used to create electronic books or eBooks that are in the MOBI format. This allows you to make your own eBooks without a sweat since there are wizards that help you in setting up your table of contents and your…
Thursday, 05 April 2012 00:00

Steps in Self-Publishing to Kindle Direct Publishing

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To a number of aspiring writers, getting published is one of their major goals. It feels great just to have a printed copy of your book sold at bookstores. But as we all know, the process can be really long. This is why a lot of the new writers prefer using self-publishing platforms. The Kindle Direct Publishing is one of the many platforms that you can use. This is an easy way to publish your own book without having to wait or to face rejection. This platform will aid you in creating eBooks and Kindle eBooks. To start using the…
Kindle Format 8 (KF8) is Amazon’s next generation file format offering more than 150 new features and enhancements that includes HTML5 and CSS3 support that publishers can use to create all types of books. KF8 powers the book reader Kindle Fire and it replaces the Mobi format. Included in the 150 new formatting capabilities are embedded fonts, drop caps and CSS selectors such as line spacing, alignment, justification, margin, color, style and border. Kindle Direct Publishing supports KF8 so books created using the new Kindle Publishing Guidelines can be published via KDP. Kindle Fire is the first to support the Kindle Fire 8. Mobi format ebook will still work with…
Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) is a self-publishing platform provided by Amazon, of course. This provides an outlet to a lot of independent writers to create and format their own books for free. Setting up your own account in KDP is easy. You just need to sign in your Amazon account. If you don’t have an account with Amazon, you can just make your own since it’s fast and easy. When you’re done, you just have to log into your account and start with your publishing. The process is easy and basic. Click the Bookshelf menu found on the upper part…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 00:00

How to Publish Through Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP)

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Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) is a platform that allows budding writers to start their career in the world of books. This is a free platform which allows you to upload your manuscript, edit and format the copy and start selling it to readers. You can sell your work in ebook format to readers through Amazon. If you want to publish with KDP, make sure that you have edited and prepared your manuscript before you publish your work. Editing and proofreading your work to ensure that it's error free is your responsibility. Unlike the traditional publishing process, there are editors that…
Thursday, 05 April 2012 00:00

Marketing your Book through KDP

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Publishing the book is not the end of the self-publishing process. There’s actually more to go. Selling a copy is probably the ideal end that every writer should aim. So, there’s a lot more to do than just successfully publishing. You’ll have to market your book after making your title available to bookstores or online bookstores. By successfully marketing your book, you are able to make as much sales as you can. Marketing is probably an integral factor in an author’s success in sales. There are actually a lot of marketing strategies that can be used in order to boost…
Thursday, 05 April 2012 00:00

Managing Your Sales in KDP

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Selling your work is something that pays all your efforts in writing and publishing your work. It is the aim of every writer to sell copies of his books. A writer’s success is measured by how many copies he has sold and how much money he has earned. So every author tries his very best in selling his work. This is the reward for all the hard work in editing and in creating your book. Making a sale through the Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) goes a certain process. In getting paid with KDP, you can either receive your payments either…
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