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Kindle Direct Publishing: Help

Kindle Direct Publishing: Help
KDP Select Global Fund for April 2014 The KDP Select global fund amount is $1.2 million for April 2014. We’ll share the average global fund payout for March by the middle of April. In addition, KDP Select royalty information for March will be available on royalty reports in mid-April. Remember, if enrolled in KDP Select, you will earn a share of the global fund amount every time your book is borrowed from the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library on,,, and Visit your Bookshelf to enroll your books in KDP Select. With Kindle Direct Publishing you can self-publish your books on the Amazon Kindle Store. Here are some options for preparing your book: To get started, watch our video tutorial: How to Publish Related:  ebook sales

Book Giveaways and Contests - Self Publishing Coach Products Are you ready to get massive exposure and sell more books? If so, you won’t want to miss this… with Shelley Hitz, Self Publishing and Book Marketing Expert Why Should Authors Use Book Giveaways and Contests? Many reasons! Branding and Exposure – get exposure for your book and/or your other services. Build Your List – build a targeted list of potential customers as you promote your giveaway or contest. Reviews – ask the winners to submit a review for your book Launch a New Book – a giveaway or contest is a great way to promote a new book. Sell More Books – after the giveaway or contest is over remind those that connected with you where they can buy your book. And Finally…Everyone Loves FREE Stuff! Plus, it’s fun, engaging and community building. Introducing….Book Giveaways and Contests for Massive Publicity “One of the Most Valuable Trainings” Shelley Hitz’s presentation on promoting books through contest and give-aways was one of the most valuable trainings I have received on this topic. Yes!

How to Market & Sell Your Ebook — Everything you need to know about making money with ePublishing e-book formats, Comparison of The following is a comparison of e-book formats used to create and publish e-books. The EPUB format is the most widely supported vendor-independent XML-based (as opposed to PDF) e-book format; that is, it is supported by the largest number of e-Readers, including Amazon Kindle Fire (but not standard Kindle).[1] See table below for details. Format descriptions[edit] Formats available include, but are not limited to: Broadband eBooks (BBeB)[edit] Comic Book Archive file[edit] Compiled HTML[edit] CHM format is a proprietary format based on HTML. DAISY – ANSI/NISO Z39.86[edit] The Digital Accessible Information SYstem (DAISY) is an XML-based open standard published by the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) and maintained by the DAISY Consortium for people with print disabilities. DAISY is already aligned with the EPUB technical standard, and is expected to fully converge with its forthcoming EPUB3 revision.[3] DjVu[edit] DjVu is a format specialized for storing scanned documents.

EPUB 3 Overview Editors Garth Conboy, Google Inc. Matt Garrish, Invited Expert Markus Gylling, DAISY Consortium William McCoy, International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) MURATA Makoto, JEPA EPUB Study Group Daniel Weck, DAISY Consortium › 1 Introduction › 1.1 Overview The EPUB® specification is a distribution and interchange format standard for digital publications and documents. EPUB 3, the third major release of the standard, consists of a set of four specifications, each defining an important component of an overall EPUB Publication: EPUB Publications 3.0 [Publications30], which defines publication-level semantics and overarching conformance requirements for EPUB Publications.EPUB Content Documents 3.0 [ContentDocs30], which defines profiles of XHTML, SVG and CSS for use in the context of EPUB Publications.EPUB Open Container Format (OCF) 3.0 [OCF3], which defines a file format and processing model for encapsulating a set of related resources into a single-file (ZIP) EPUB Container. › 1.2 Roadmap

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Planning Your Book, Parts of the Book, Copyright You’re ready to take the information and education you’ve gained from your research and apply it to your own book. You’ve learned that the biggest complaint about self-published books is their lack of professional editing. Although you’re anxious to see your book in print, you realize you’ll have to go through a process to make sure you’ve created the best product you can for your particular market and the goals you’ve set for your book. But first we address the manuscript itself, and how it becomes a book. Whether you use a professional editor, or plan to edit your book yourself, you can pick up a lot of useful information that will help guide you in the process. Understanding how books are constructed will give you a reliable blueprint to putting your book together. Creating Books from Manuscripts Part of being a self-publisher is understanding rights and contracts, and particularly taking responsibility for your own copyright in your work. Copyright Getting Organized Be Sociable, Share!

FILExt - The File Extension Source How to publish a Kindle eBook So, you’ve written a book? Congratulations. Whether it’s the work of years or simply your latest NaNoWriMo entry, it was almost certainly a difficult and demanding project that it would be great to get some recognition for. Sure, you can go through the traditional routes and send out your manuscript to the publishing houses in hopes that you get a bite, but should you be looking for another route, whether due to rejection, disinterest, or simple distaste for involving yourself with those companies, Amazon’s DTP(Digital Publishing Platform) for the Kindle might be right for you. Here’s how it works: Step 1: Create an Account One of the advantages to going with the Kindle for your digital platform is that any account should basically be good for this already. Step 2: Format your eBook Presumably you’ve already taken the time to do any sort of content editing you’d like to do. Unencrypted Mobipocket(.mobi and .prc) Unzipped EPUB Plain Text Microsoft Word .doc File Adobe PDF Zipped HTML