How to Increase Your Amazon Kindle Sales by 600% in a Week (2022)

This is a guest post from Tristan King, an entrepreneur and writer who recently published his first book on learning langauges on the Amazon Kindle store.

Recently, I experimented with Amazon’s KDP Select Program, a new system on the Kindle Store which increased my book’s sales over 600% within one week. First I’ll tell you the story, then I’ll share how you can do it too.

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Amazon KDP: Hitting the Publish ButtonHow to Increase Your Amazon Kindle Sales by 600% in a Week (1)

“What have I done? What if no one likes my book?” I thought, finger poised on the yellow ‘Publish’ button.

After 9 months of writing, the moment had finally arrived to send my book out to the world. Remembering the encouragement of several ‘real’ authors much braver than I am, I hit the button.

Soon after, an email arrived saying that I was now live on the Kindle Store. No going back now!

Over the next few days, sales trickled in slowly, and I even had one positive review. This was extremely exciting. I wondered what the next step was: How can I get the book into more people’s hands?

I’d read about a program called KDP Select, Amazon’s lending program, at which they’re throwing lots of money and promotion.

What is Amazon KDP Select?

Here’s the rundown on KDP:

  • Paying members can ‘borrow’ books as part of their membership;
  • Everyday Amazon users can buy the book as normal; and
  • Authors can give their book away for free, as a promotion, for 5 days during a 90-day period. (The rest of the time, it remains paid for people who aren’t part of the lending club.)

The catch: it must be exclusively sold on Amazon. No Apple, no B&N, no PDF website sales. Exclusivity? Sounds like a tough decision, right? It wasn’t for me.

Up until that point, through the Apple iBooks store, Barnes & Noble, and Sony’s Nook eBook store, I had sold a grand total ofzero copies.

Every single sale I’d made was on Amazon.

Given I wasn’t making any sales on the other platforms anyway, why not try it? I unsubscribed my book from Smashwords faster than you could say “why haven’t I sold any copies through you?“, and enrolled in KDP Select, making my book free for a 24-hour period.

Then, things got interesting.

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The KDP Select Experiment: Results

After the first hour of “free” promotion, I checked how many copies had been downloaded.

50 copies in an hour!

I almost fell off my chair. Yes, they were free downloads (i.e. I didn’t make any money off them), but I was ecstatic because it meant:

  1. My book now had the chance of helping 50 new people learn a foreign language (this is the whole point!)
  2. At least a few people were interested in what I had to say.

2 hours down, 80 downloads. While I slept at night, it was downloaded over 200 times.

At the end of the 24 hour period, my book had been downloaded 400+ times – a lot more than I’d sold during six weeks of being in the Kindle store.

After the freebie period was over, people continued downloading the book. Not at the same rate of 20-50 sales per hour, but in the following week I had a 600% increase in sales.

To be clear, we’re not talking Stieg Larsson numbers here, but for me as a first time author and newbie to Amazon, this was a breakthrough, and made me grin like a little kid.

Here’s what my sales figures have looked like:

  • December 28th – Feb 15th: 25 sales (six weeks)
  • Feb 15th – Feb 28th, straight after KDP Select promotion day: 30 sales (one week). Sales have continued to trickle in since then at a much faster pace than before.
  • Total downloads in the month of Feb: 513 (some free, some paid)

Why My Kindle Book Sales Increased By 600%

In my experience, four things contributed to the increase in sales:

(Video) E-Book Sales Funnel

1. People like freebies, and they like “expensive” freebies

If you won a car in a competition and had two choices – a $20,000 car for free, or a $2,000 car for free, which would you pick?

Exactly.

Prior to this promotional period, my book was $7.99. When it went “free” on the Kindle store, it said $7.99 FREE. This meant an $8 ‘discount’ during the free period, as opposed to books which were normally 99 cents, and are then free during promotion ($.99 discount).

This, of course, doesn’t mean my book is better than anyone else’s which is lower priced: but it gives the impression of a larger discount. I suspect this increased the number of downloads.

2. Getting in the top twenty lists, and staying there after the promotional period

When someone downloads your book (for free or paid), it moves up the charts. My book was #1 in the “Bilingual” section for a while, even though most people downloaded it for free. This meant a lot more people saw it, compared to when it was down in the dungeons of Amazon’s search listings. Amazon does not kick you off the charts after your free promotion ends.

Being in the charts when it reverted back to a paid download meant more people saw it, and resulted in more sales.

[Please note: Since this original post was written, Amazon has changed their ranking system. Your book will no longer stay in the normal ‘best sellers’ based on free sales. Only paid sales now count towards permanent rankings. Also, sometimes the price is no longer displayed next to the word “Free” for some books. Whilst much of this article is still relevant, we’d also suggest consulting other reviews of the KDP program to make sure you have a balanced view.]

3. Increased cross-promotion

When people download your book, it starts appearing in the “People who bought this book also bought..” and “Recommended for you” sections, further increasing visibility.

This is similar to eBay’s “We recommend..” or YouTube’s “Recommended videos” cross-promotion: addictive, aren’t they?

4. Reviews bring more authenticity to your book

More downloads = more people reading = more reviews. I still don’t have a ton of them, but a few stars next to your book makes a difference for fence-sitters.

How to Increase Your Kindle sales 600%

Below are some basic guidelines on how to get a book into the Kindle Store, as well as how to approach the KDP Select program to boost your sales.

Step #1: Write your book

You can do this in Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Scrivener or any number of other writing tools.

Step #2: Format it using Amazon’s quite strict but very logical Formatting Guide

I’d suggest reading this guide first in order to set up your MS Word file for minimum re-work.

After my book was finished, it took me around 6 hours to format it to their guidelines. This can easily be outsourced for under $100 on Upwork, too.

Minimalist formatting is necessary because users can increase or decrease the text size on their Kindle / iPad, so font size, page numbers and coloured headings become irrelevant.

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You can find all of Amazon’s formatting guidelines here.

This Kindle Publishing guide may also prove useful.

Step #3: Create a cover, or get one designed

Fiverr or 99 Designs are good for this, or you can do it yourself if you’re game. I purchased a photo from iStockPhoto.com for $80, which gives me license for up to 499,999 book sales.

If we ever go over that, then that is one license I’ll be more than happy to revisit then!

Details of Amazon’s Image Guidelines are here.

Step #4: Convert your MS Word Document to Amazon’s format

First, “Save as” Filtered HTML, and then into Amazon’s format (PRC) using Mobi Pocket Creator. This sounds complicated but takes less than 5 minutes.

The Guide to Conversion and Formats is here.

Step #5: Create an Amazon KDP account, upload your book and set the price

Your book will be available on Amazon in the US, UK, Spain, France, Italy and Germany. You can opt out of some if you want.

For prices $2.99 – $9.99, Amazon gives you 70% and takes 30%. For anything outside of that, Amazon takes 65%, and you get 35%.

Step #6: Create an author page on Amazon Author Central

Write a bio and add a photo – you are now an author!

Amazon’s Author Central page can be viewed here.

Step #7: Enroll in the KDP Select program

Enroll in the KDP Select program making sure your book is available exclusively to Amazon (or they won’t pay your royalties!). Enrollment is by clicking one button. Make sure to set a promotion day to see the effect of free downloads on your paid sales.

If your book is borrowed by KDP members, you’ll also receive a share of the borrowed royalty pie. (For me, this is so minute as to not be relevant – yet.)

For all the info on the KDP Select Program check this out.

Step #8: Experiment with different promotions

I tried my first free promotional period on a weekday.

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The second time, I tried it on a weekend, where I figured more people would be lazing about on the couch browsing the Kindle Store.

The second time around, free downloads were lower overall, but I did see another big increase in downloads after the promotional period ended. I’m still experimenting with this.

The Amazon Kindle Publishing Wrap Up

Will this work for everyone? I’m not sure yet. Your mileage may vary, and everyone’s book will be different. I do believe that KDP Select is, if nothing else, a fantastic way to experiment with price points, get your book out into the world, and have some fun.

Hopefully, your message will get into more people’s hands than it would have otherwise: that’s the whole point, right?

That’s all, folks! It’s not difficult to publish an information product onto the Kindle Store. Authors and information agents – go make it happen!

Questions, or any other resources I should add to this post? I’d love to hear from you in the comments.

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We’ve got a lot of content for aspiring authors. Check out some of these articles for more help getting your Amazon Kindle business off the ground.

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How to Increase Your Amazon Kindle Sales by 600% in a Week (2)

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FAQs

How do I succeed Amazon KDP? ›

But you can maximize reader excitement by making sure your book stands out.
  1. Create a compelling cover. ...
  2. Edit and proofread your book well. ...
  3. Write a compelling description of your book. ...
  4. Introduce yourself to your readers. ...
  5. Promote your book online. ...
  6. Publish paperbacks through KDP. ...
  7. Upload videos and book trailers.

How fast does KDP update sales? ›

Updates to sales rank appear? Rankings are updated hourly but may take 24–48 hours to appear after the first completed sale. *When browse categories are changed, sales rank updates can take up to 96 hours to show up on the website.

How can I increase my eBook sales? ›

Six tips to help improve your ebook sales
  1. Target an audience. Your book has a topic, and this topic is bound to be interesting to someone, somewhere in the world. ...
  2. Edit and proofread. ...
  3. Use a flashy cover page. ...
  4. Promote your ebook online. ...
  5. Publish on multiple platforms and in multiple formats. ...
  6. Set a realistic price.

How do I increase my Kindle book recommendations? ›

The first thing you need to do is login to your Amazon Account and click on your user name. Next, scroll down to the bottom of the page until you see the option Recommendations and “Improve your Recommendations.”

Is Kindle publishing still profitable in 2022? ›

Yes, Kdp is still profitable in 2022 and it will remain profitable, the reason being is the start-up cost is very low. And you don't need to keep an inventory of books to sell them on Amazon kdp as it's a print-on-demand business for books that only prints your books when a customer places an order for them.

What kind of books sell best on Amazon KDP? ›

Best sellers on Amazon KDP.
...
The kind of content you can publish using Amazon's KDP:
  • Novels.
  • Journals & planners.
  • Recipe Books.
  • Children's Books.
  • Coloring Books.
  • Comics.
  • Poetry.
  • Textbooks.
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How often are KDP sales updated? ›

This report is updated 60 days after the end of the month in which the sale was reported. Note: For Expanded Distribution, data is updated approximately 90 days after the end of the month following the month in which the sale was reported.

How often do you get paid with KDP? ›

Royalties are paid every month, approximately 60 days after the end of the month in which the sale was reported (90 days for Expanded Distribution) as long as you meet the minimum threshold for payment. Direct deposit payments can take 1–5 business days to show on your bank account from the payment date.

How long does it take Amazon KDP to approve a book? ›

It can take up to 72 hours for titles to be reviewed and published, and up to 10 business days for low-content books to be reviewed and published. Publishing: Your title is being published and will be available on the Amazon store shortly.

How do I get people to buy my eBook? ›

  1. Create a killer landing page. ...
  2. Promote it within your website. ...
  3. Use supporting content formats. ...
  4. Go all-out on social media. ...
  5. Explore other content sharing platforms. ...
  6. Use free tools to make your eBook go viral. ...
  7. Try guest blogging on authority sites. ...
  8. Invest time in traditional email outreach.
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What are Kindle short reads? ›

"Short Reads" represent Amazon's categorization of available Kindle eBooks by page length and estimated reading time. These shorter books have grown into a market of its own and span virtually all book genres.

How much money can you make from writing an eBook? ›

With Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) you earn a royalty of 70% for every book you sell. If you price your book at $1, you'd get $0.70 for every sale. We'll talk about pricing later, but the best price point for a small ebook is right at $2.99. Using a sale price of $2.99 means a royalty of $2.09.

Can I rate books on my Kindle? ›

Rate a Kindle book by writing a review

Select Book Description. This takes you to the book's Amazon.com page. Page down to the last page of the book description. At the top of the last screen of the description, you'll see a hotlink Write a Review.

How do I organize my Kindle books? ›

To keep things organized, tap Menu on the top right, select Create New Collection, type a name for the collection, and tap OK. Check the box next to each book you want to appear in the collection and select Done. Your collections will now appear on your Kindle home screen.

Does Kindle track reading time? ›

The reading time feature on your Kindle monitors the speed of your reading and then uses that information to give an estimate for the remaining time you will take to finish the chapter you're on or the book you're reading.

Can you make a living on Amazon KDP? ›

A couple of kdp books ranking just below 10k best seller rank can easily make you $1000 to $1500 per month. Furthermore, 5 to 10 such books can make you well over $5k / month that makes a living in most parts of the USA and the rest of the world in general.

Do low content books make money on Amazon? ›

Low content books are profitable and are a great source of passive income mostly because they require little effort to create. Moreover, You don't need any upfront investment to create and sell low-content books via Amazon kdp.

Is Amazon Kindle publishing worth it? ›

Depending on the Amazon KDP plan you are on, you can earn as much as 70% in royalties on each sale which is much more than with traditional publishing houses. Nothing is a waste of time if you get paid for it. Earning higher royalties depends on the quality of your book and the niches you sell under.

What type of eBooks sell best? ›

Literature & fiction is, by a landslide, the most popular e-book category on Amazon. In 2019, the best-selling books in this category got over 1,200 daily sales, so this is a huge opportunity to tap into.

What is a good Kindle ranking? ›

Amazon Best Seller Rank 1,500 to 3,000 – selling 70 to 100 books a day. Amazon Best Seller Rank 750 to 1,500 – selling 100 to 120 books a day. Amazon Best Seller Rank 500 to 750 – selling 120 to 175 books a day. Amazon Best Seller Rank 350 to 500 – selling 175 to 200 books a day.

What is considered low content? ›

A low-content book has minimal or no content on the interior pages. These pages are generally repetitive and designed to be filled in by the user. Common examples include notebooks, planners, journals, and other similar works.

Do you have to pay for KDP Select? ›

KDP Select is a free 90-day program to Kindle eBook. It gives you the opportunity to reach more readers through Amazon and Kindle promotions. All authors and publishers, regardless of where they live, are eligible.

How long does it take to get author copies from Amazon? ›

Once you complete your order, author copies usually take 1-2 weeks to arrive. (If you have issues ordering as many copies as you want, there's a reason for that.

How long does it take to upload to KDP? ›

In the "Manuscript" section, click Upload eBook manuscript. Find your manuscript file on your computer and click Open. After we finish converting your file, you'll see a confirmation. This can take from five to seven minutes.

How much does KDP pay per page? ›

In return, your book is available to Kindle Unlimited readers. For every page read, you'll get paid a certain rate (the KENP rate)–it's usually around $0.0045 per page, though this fluctuates up or down per month.

How much do KDP authors make? ›

So how much do self published authors make on Amazon? Self-published writers on Kindle make around $150 per month on the lower end to more than $20,000 per month on the higher end.

Does Amazon KDP pay through PayPal? ›

KDP provides different payment methods based on your bank's location. Alternative payment methods such as Amazon Payments or PayPal, are not available options at this time.

How many pages can you publish on Amazon? ›

The minimum page count is 24 pages, and the maximum page count depends on ink, paper, and trim size options.

Why is my KDP book blocked? ›

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How fast can you self publish a book? ›

It's usually 1 to 2 weeks to register a copyright with the U.S. Copyright Office and generally 1 year to receive the Copyright certificate. LCCN registration from the Library of Congress is a quicker process, with most authors receiving their LCCNs within 2 weeks.

How do I make my eBook go viral? ›

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  1. Fill a knowledge gap. ...
  2. Be timely. ...
  3. Encourage remixing. ...
  4. Provoke conversation. ...
  5. Teach readers how to do something. ...
  6. Build social proof with testimonials. ...
  7. Use viral calls to action. ...
  8. Get it out from behind the pay-wall.
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How long should an eBook be to sell? ›

A typical ebook is around 2,000-2,500 words, which probably only gives you around 300-350 words per section. Get the key points across crisply and succinctly, so as not to detain your reader unnecessarily. Pay attention to headlines and subheads. Make them enticing and appealing.

How do I get people to buy my eBook on Amazon? ›

Here's how to sell more books on Amazon:
  1. Invest in a great cover.
  2. Craft a strong book title and subtitle.
  3. Get book reviews to sell more books on Amazon.
  4. Write a killer book description.
  5. Utilize Amazon keywords effectively.
  6. Get professional book editing.
  7. Price your book to sell.
  8. A full marketing plan.

How many pages should my Kindle book be? ›

The average Kindle book size is about 300 pages, or 75,000 words of text, and the average Kindle e-book file size is 2.6 MB. But that's not exactly a one-size-fits-all answer. The size of your Kindle book will depend on the genre you write in and how many words (or images!) you need to achieve your vision.

Do short reads sell? ›

You can still SELL Short Reads and Short Stories. However, the market has become highly competitive. Our study shows that 10% out of 144 Short Read segments and 30% out of the 35 Short Story sub-categories show a favorable sales-to-competition ratio. So you have to know the high-performing market niches.

Do short stories sell? ›

Yes, it's definitely possible to make money selling short stories. There are hundreds of websites and magazines that pay for short stories. You might not get rich selling your short stories, but this can be a great source of side income.

How do I make quick money? ›

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  1. Drive for Uber or Lyft. ...
  2. Become a market research participant. ...
  3. Sell old books and games on Amazon. ...
  4. Sell, or resell, used tech on Craigslist. ...
  5. Do tasks with TaskRabbit. ...
  6. Deliver for PostMates. ...
  7. Flip real estate contracts. ...
  8. Sell on CafePress or Etsy.

How can I make quick cash? ›

20 Ways to Make Quick Cash
  1. Sell unwanted items.
  2. Sell gift cards.
  3. Sell concert tickets.
  4. Ask for a raise.
  5. Borrow money.
  6. Reduce expenses.
  7. Take a survey.
  8. Get a side gig.

How do I market my ebook? ›

17 Best Ebook Marketing Strategies You Should Try Today
  1. Start with a quality ebook.
  2. Set up your conversion funnel.
  3. Craft a compelling sales page.
  4. Tell everyone through social media.
  5. Create a video about your ebook.
  6. Email your newsletter subscribers.
  7. Repurpose sections of your ebook into other content formats.
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Do authors make money from Kindle Unlimited? ›

Authors whose titles are part of the Kindle Unlimited library are not paid by “purchase” or by “download”, instead they are paid by the total number of pages read in any given month. The payout for pages read has been around just under 1/2 a cent per page ($0.00488 per page to be exact) for over a year now.

Why does Amazon delete book reviews? ›

Amazon Reviews Terms of Service and Datamining

Reviews by family and friends, paid reviews, author review swaps—in short, reviews that are biased or posted in exchange for compensation of any kind—are a violation that can lead to reviews and even the entire accounts being removed.

How do I leave a review on Amazon without buying? ›

How to write a review on Amazon without purchasing
  1. Sign in to your account. ...
  2. Search for the product you wish to review. ...
  3. Find the item in the search results. ...
  4. Look for the review button. ...
  5. Write your review. ...
  6. Create your review. ...
  7. Send free PDF copies to bloggers. ...
  8. Offer gift cards or other payment.
26 May 2022

How do I clean my Kindle library? ›

You can get to it by clicking the triangle next to Your Account & Lists on the left side of the Amazon page and selecting Your Content and Devices. Next, click the Your Content tab. In the list, find the book you want to remove for good and click the Actions button next to the title. In the pop-up menu, click Delete.

How many books are in my Kindle library? ›

Right click the title and choose 'Inspect Element' Look for the id of the span element (i.e. id=title49) Add one to that number and it's the total number of books in your library - 50 in my example.

Can I organize my Kindle books on my computer? ›

You can create Kindle collections from the Amazon website. This may be the most efficient way to create a collection because you can sort your entire Kindle library into collections from the site. Go to Manage Your Content and Devices and click Show: Collections from the drop-down menu.

How long does a Kindle battery last? ›

Generally speaking, a fully charged Kindle Paperwhite battery will last about 6 to 8 weeks with regular reading of 1 hour per day with Wifi switched off. With wireless connectivity, the battery will only last about 7 to 10 days on a single charge.

How do I calculate my reading speed? ›

To measure your reading speed, you simply read for one minute and count how many words you read in that one minute. This is your “words per minute” (wpm) reading speed.

What is the average reading speed? ›

Most people read at an average rate of 250 words per minute (wpm), though some are naturally quicker than others. But, the ability to speed read could mean that you double this rate. We'll now explore some of the skills that you can use to accelerate your reading.

How do I self succeed in publishing? ›

18 strategies for successful self-publishing
  1. Research the self-publishing industry. Before you jump into the indie-publishing pool, educate yourself so you understand both the process and the jargon. ...
  2. Content! Content! ...
  3. Form an effective team. ...
  4. Yes, you really need an editor. ...
  5. Invest in a good cover.
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How long does it take Amazon to approve a book? ›

It can take up to 72 hours for titles to be reviewed and published, and up to 10 business days for low-content books to be reviewed and published. Publishing: Your title is being published and will be available on the Amazon store shortly.

How do you make money publishing on Amazon? ›

You can publish a book on Amazon using Kindle Direct Publishing. To get started, create a Kindle Direct Publishing account that's connected to your Amazon account. You can upload a book in Word or PDF format, or use the Kindle Creator tool to convert a book for publishing.

Is it easy to self-publish on Amazon? ›

Amazon self-publishing is a simple option if you're an indie author looking to publish an eBook or paperback book (through Amazon's print-on-demand service) with less hassle normally found throughout the publishing industry.

Who are the most successful self published authors? ›

Here are some of the more famous self-publishing authors:
  • Margaret Atwood.
  • Frank Baum.
  • William Blake.
  • Ken Blanchard.
  • Robert Bly.
  • Beatrix Potter.
  • Alfred, Lord Byron.
  • Willa Cather.
11 Dec 2019

How do self published authors make money? ›

Royalties From Book Sales

Book sales is the most obvious way to make money from self-publishing. You will either earn royalties (from self-publishing platforms such as Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing/KDP) or revenues (if you print, distribute and sell your book yourself).

How can I publish my own book for free? ›

  1. Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) is a free e-publishing site that allows you to publish your eBook without paying a single penny to the publisher. ...
  2. Barnes & Noble Press™ ...
  3. Smashwords. ...
  4. Apple eBook Store. ...
  5. Rakuten Kobo Writing Life.

How many times can I order author copies? ›

You can order as many author copies as you want with a maximum of 999 units per order. If you want to order more than 999 author copies at a time, you can place multiple separate orders.

What is a low content book? ›

A low-content book has minimal or no content on the interior pages. These pages are generally repetitive and designed to be filled in by the user. Common examples include notebooks, planners, journals, and other similar works.

Do KDP books qualify for prime? ›

Well, officially, Amazon doesn't offer Prime shipping when you order author copies — the at-cost books ordered through KDP.

Do ebooks make money? ›

Amazon is one of the largest online platforms for selling digital ebooks. Publishing your own ebook is one of the most popular ways to make money on Amazon, which can bring $1000+ a month. The ebooks sold on Amazon are mainly for the Kindle reader, and they offer a tool to convert your manuscript, called Kindle Create.

Can I make money reading books on Amazon? ›

Amazon pays out a 35% royalty rate for books priced at $0.01-2.98 or any book over $9.99. However, if you list your Kindle book within the preferred $2.99 – $9.99 range, you'll earn 70% royalties on all book sales.

How do you make money selling ebooks on Amazon? ›

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  2. Research the Most Searched Amazon Book Keywords. ...
  3. Hire a Professional Graphic Designer to Design Your eBook Cover. ...
  4. Spend Time Writing Your eBook Title and Subtitle. ...
  5. Write an Amazon Book Description that Sells.
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Is Amazon Kindle publishing worth it? ›

Depending on the Amazon KDP plan you are on, you can earn as much as 70% in royalties on each sale which is much more than with traditional publishing houses. Nothing is a waste of time if you get paid for it. Earning higher royalties depends on the quality of your book and the niches you sell under.

What is the cheapest way to make a book? ›

Publishing an eBook is the cheapest way to self-publish a book, and some tech-savvy authors do the entire process on their own for free. Of course, keep in mind that all the same advice for self-publishing success applies to eBook authors.

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