HOW TO PUBLISH A BOOK ON AMAZON
One way to earn extra income online is to publish eBooks.
Do you have a story to tell that could put the Harry Potter series to shame? – Okay, so you might not be J.K. Rowling (or are you?) but if you have a story you want to share with the world, one way to do this is by publishing an eBook on Amazon.
I THOUGH PUBLISHING A BOOK WAS HARD?
Publishing a book has never been easier with the internet revolution of self-publishing. You just have to know where to go.
WHAT IS SELF-PUBLISHING?
Essentially, self-publishing means just that – you write a book, you publish the book. Anybody can write about absolutely anything! So if you have a good story, a self-help book, or just tips about life, and you are wondering how to publish an eBook on Amazon here are a few simple steps to get you started.
1. Follow THIS LINK.
2. Follow the step by step instructions provided by Amazon. They show you how to format and how to create an eBook for amazon based on their requirements. You will have to sign into your Amazon account and create a KDP account (Kindle Direct Publishing).
3. Clink on “Bookshelf” then “Add New Title”
4. You enter your price point information and royalty information.
5. It may take up to 72 hours before your book appears – but hey, you just became a published author! Congratulations!!!
TIPS AND TRICKS FOR HOW TO SELL AN EBOOK ON AMAZON
But just knowing how to publish an eBook won’t make you a successful author. At least not in the monetary sense. If you want to take your writing career seriously, then you should double – triple check your work for any spelling/grammatical errors. It’s also good to have a friend or spouse read it over and give you their constructive criticism.
You also need to do some research. What books are selling? – Not just selling, but selling well! Know your competition. Head on over to the Amazon Kindle store and see what books at HOT! See what the typical price point is for your particular length and genre.
HOW CAN YOU GET YOUR NAME OUT THERE?
Once you have an eBook for sale, a good way to receive a high ranking is to have people review your book. Give your friends the link to your book and see if they would be willing to leave you a public review.
Books sell from a range of $0.99 – $9.99+. It might be good to offer some FREE short reads to build a reputable audience. Once you have followers that truly enjoy reading your work, then you can offer them longer books for your set price point.
Now you know how to publish an eBook for free! Get writing!