The most popular and largest online retailer Amazon.com definitely can't be ignored, particularly if you're a writer.
Printed books have been over taken by eBook sales on Amazon in 2011. With self publishing advancing steadily, Amazon is clearly a publishing company to watch in the coming years.
There are so many fabulous resources out there to help and assist you to publish more effectively and gain access to the ever-widening Kindle readership.
Discover below a list of popular resources to get you started self publishing on Kindle:
1. How to Publish a Book! Publish on Amazon Kindle with Kindle Direct, Publishing & Build Your Business Now!
Discover how to go from an eBook in Word to selling it in the Amazon store. Learn WHAT to do and WHAT not to do! This book will show you how to publish your book Kindle in less than an hour.
2. How to Publish a Book that Doesn't Suck and Will Actually Sell - 10 Secrets to Self Publishing Your Way to a Damn Good Living
Learn how to turn your self publishing efforts into a reliable source of income. Find out how you can get published, get noticed and get paid.
3. Publish on Amazon: How to Publish on Amazon, Publish a CreateSpace Book, Publish a Print on Demand Book, a Printed Book
Find out where to start, find a publisher and discover many more tips and tricks you need to know about to publish on Kindle.
4. How I Sold 30,000 eBooks on Amazon's Kindle - An - Easy - to - Follow Self Publishing Guidebook 2016 Edition
Martin Crosbie has sold tens of thousands of copies of his own self published books putting him in Amazon's top ten bestseller list. Discover how you can do it to.
A blog and forum dedicated to all things Kindle. With features such as resources for writers, a Writer's Cafe Community, promotional Book Bazaar and directory of editing and art services for authors.
Dave Chesson, best-selling, author knows it isn't just about writing but also about marketing. Read his blog full of tips and tricks as well as loads of recommended resources.
7. Kindle Launch Plan: Publish and Market an Amazon Bestseller
A step-by-step guide to writing, publishing, editing and marketing your Kindle eBook. With strategies from author Nick Loper who earned $1,400 in his first month on Amazon.
8. Become a Winner in the World of Kindle Publishing
This course will provide you with the "secrets from the trenches" other authors keep to themselves. The seminar that is not conventional but a little out of the box.
9. Publishing Prodigy: Outsource and Self Publish Kindle eBooks
If your biggest fear is not having an income if you stopped working .... if this resonates with you and you have limited time and no experience with writing or self-publishing, then this course is for you.
10. Kindle Text Book Creator
A tool for creating interactive educational texts. Take learning to the next level by simply importing your PDF into the Kindle Textbook Creator and supplement with video, audio and pop-up images.
11. Kindle Scout
Get your book noticed by Amazon and published through Kindle Press. Simply submit your book, collect nominations from your biggest fan during a 30-day campaign. If your books is selected Kindle Press will publish it. You'll receive a five year renewable term, $1,500 advance, 50 per cent eBook royalty rate and get featured in Amazon marketing. Participation is free.
12. Kindle Previewer
See how your eBook displays across all Kindle devices and apps, for any orientation or font size.
With KindleGen you can convert your eBook file into a compatible format for all Kindle devices and apps, best of all its free.
Self-publishing really is easy. Simply upload your book and CreateSpace will take care of the rest, including formatting, manufacturing and even shipping hard copies. All hard copies are printed as they're ordered. This means you don't need to pay up front for a set number of books. For each book sold, you earn royalties, leaving Amazon and CreateSpace to keep their cut for the overhead.
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