Archive for March, 2012

What is KDP Select?

KDP Select is an Amazon.com program whereby authors make their e-books exclusive to Kindle for 90 days. Participants’ books become part of the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, and all participating authors divvy a monthly fund according to the total number of reader borrows. In March 2012 the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library Fund totaled $600,000. For […]

Create an online billboard on Amazon, et al

Assemble your book’s online P.R. campaign on giant online retailers’ websites by typing or copying your book’s promotional-and-author information into the correct fields. On your “author billboard” include your book’s description, author biography and photos, a cover photo, a sample chapter or two, and editorial reviews.  If an e-book, the cover and sample chapters appear […]

Upload your e-book to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBookstore

Assuming you’ve created e-book files to upload to Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing, Barnes & Noble’s PubIt, and Apple’s iBookstore, the next step is to create author accounts and upload content to all three booksellers.  It’s crucial that you provide comprehensive promotional details and the book files themselves; preferred formats include mobi or prc files for […]