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Knowledgebase : Amazon KDP
KDP stands for Kindle Direct Publishing [1]. It is a service that Amazon created for book authors to allow them to 'self publish' their books in a digital format instead of having to go through the expensive and time consuming process of submitting boo...
The amount you are paid depends on several choices you make when you upload your book. Amazon has two main royalty levels and you should choose carefully when deciding which royalty percentage you want to receive. The two levels are 35% and 70%. 35%...
You should never pay for reviews. It's against Amazon's TOS and it is deceptive. Your best reviews will come from people who have purchased your book. They will show in the review section as 'Amazon Verified Purchaser'. However, it is okay to gift your bo...
That's very much a 'how long is a piece of string' question. If you wrote a book about playing violin at high altitude you probably wouldn't get all that many sales. How soon you start making an income from your books and how much that income is depends o...
There isn't an option in KDP to bundle several books together and offer them at a discounted price. So the way you do this is to create a new book that has the contents of the books you want to include in your 'bundle' and then price it appropriately.
You can enrol your book in the select program at any time. There are two main conditions. Firstly, it will remain enrolled in Select for 90 days. Secondly, it must be sold exclusively on Amazon in its digital form. If you have your book as a paperback or ...