How Do I Get My Book On Amazon?

Follow these steps below, and you will have self-published your own book by the end of today.

  • Step 1: Visit kdp.amazon.com and Sign In or Sign Up.
  • Step 2: Add New Title From Your KDP Dashboard.
  • Step 3: Enroll in KDP Select.
  • Step 4: Enter Your Book Title and Subtitle.
  • Step 5: Enter Your Book Description.

How much does it cost to publish a book on Amazon?

You don’t pay for book printing – you simply collect a commission whenever it sells. You’re in charge of the price and associated commission as well. When you upload your book, Amazon tells you what their costs are — $2.50 for example, for a 150-page book. From there you can price your book at anything higher, say $9.

How do I discount my book on Amazon?

If your book is enrolled in KDP Select, you’ll need to start what’s called a “Free Book Promotion” or a “Kindle Countdown Deal” to discount your ebook on Amazon. To do so, first find the book in your Bookshelf on Amazon. Next to each book, you’ll see a “Promote and Advertise” button.

Is it free to publish a book on Amazon?

Self-publish eBooks and paperbacks for free with Kindle Direct Publishing, and reach millions of readers on Amazon. Publish in digital and print. Publish Kindle eBooks and paperbacks for free on KDP.

How much do authors make per book on Amazon?

The average self-published author makes around $1,000 per year according to The Guardian. That’s including many authors that have multiple books and a huge list of fans. In fact, nearly a third of the authors made less than $500 a year and 90% of books sold less than 100 copies.

Can Amazon print my book?

You can publish your books in digital and print for free and sell on Amazon to millions of readers. You can earn up to 70% royalty on Kindle eBook and 60% on paperback sales. We offer a free ISBN for print books.

To register a book or other creative work, simply go to copyright.gov, the website set up by the Library of Congress. There is an online portal to register copyrights for photographs, sculptures and written works. Fill out the form, pay the fee and you are registered.

Can I see who bought my book on Amazon?

There is no way to track who buys your books on Amazon. An offer that they can sign up for (a free ebook version of the print book they bought, or a discount on another book, or a free short story with the same characters, or ). The readers who want you to contact them will follow those links and connect with you.

How long does it take for a book to go live on Amazon?

If your files upload without a problem, your book should be live on Amazon in about 24 hours, though it can take up to 72 hours.

How do I promote my self published book on Amazon?

Here’s what I learned:

  1. Plan Your Launch Around Your Goals. Whatever your goals for publishing a book, the way you promote it needs to fit around them.
  2. Build Relationships Before You Need Them.
  3. Engage Your Audience.
  4. Don’t Copy Blindly.
  5. Get into Amazon’s “Also Boughts”
  6. Get Reviews.
  7. Go Beyond the Book.

How easy is it to publish a book on Amazon?

To publish a book on Amazon, start by creating a Kindle Direct Publishing account and formatting your book according to Amazon’s standards. Then, decide whether you want to publish a digital book or a paperback book, or both. Next, log into your Kindle Direct Publishing account, and upload your book and some cover art.

How much does an author make per book?

A typical book author barely makes more than minimum wage. You receive an advance and 10% royalties on net profit from each book. If your book retails at $25 per copy, you would need to sell at least 4,000 copies to break even on a $5,000 advance.

Can you make money writing a book?

As an author, it is up to you to determine how you profit from your hard work. For some people, just publishing a book is enough. Most authors, however, wouldn’t mind earning some cash for their words. As an author, there are two basic ways you earn money, from book sales or stuff you sell based on your book’s content.