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 can avail of the service anytime because it is for free.
Kindle Direct Publishing or KDP offers three different ways to prepare books.
Do It Yourself
A writer or publisher may choose the “Do it Yourself Option” which also comes with a guide for building your book for Kindle. It features a step-by-step tutorial for designing, formatting and creating your book to make it available for Kindle users.
Print and Digital
Authors also have the option of using print and digital media for their book. This service is available through CreateSpace which is an Amazon.com Company. With CreateSpace, you may choose to start with the free services or you may also explore the paid publishing services offered on the site. Independent publishers would indubitably appreciate the higher royalties, comprehensive book services, free and easy tools and the wide distribution options.
Use a Conversion Service
Many different services that specialize in eBook conversion are available to authors and publishers. Those who need the help of experts in terms of adjusting and integration to come up with a good eBook may try Booknook, Datamatics, CreateSpace and Smart Site, just to name a few.
Another noteworthy characteristic of Kindle Direct Publishing is the fact that it allows you to publish your book in many different languages like English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. And on top of that, you may also indicate the pricing of the book in terms of US Dollars, Euros, Sterling and Pounds.
If you have already published your book and you want to make some changes with the converted text, the cover image or the book details, you may also consider Kindle Direct Publishing for these needs. The service also has a new feature which allows the author or publisher to notify customers in the event of content updates.
You can join the community forum or send an email anytime you need assistance regarding the services offered by Kindle Direct Publishing.
If you have concerns or questions about the technical aspects of book publishing, you may contact the experts at The Fast Fingers to get the answers you need.