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Publishing your eBook on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Platform

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This video tutorial will explain how to publish your MOBI/KF8 eBook through Amazon’s KDP or how to update an existing eBook that has already been published. The process is the same for small presses and self-publishers.

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[0:05] – Introduction to uploading to KDP
[0:30] – Initial files required (JPEG cover and MOBI eBook)
[0:55] – Adding a new title through KDP
[1:20] – KDP Select option
[2:00] – Title and publisher name
[2:35] – Adding a Description
[3:00] – Adding the contributors (including the author’s name)
[3:30] – Language, publishing data, and an ISBN (note: an ISBN is not required at Amazon)
[4:05] – Publishing rights (typically not public domain)
[4:25] – Adding categories and keywords to boost discoverability (2 categories max and 7 keywords max)
[5:40] – Uploading your cover (note: the cover must be uploaded separately, even though the cover is embedded in the MOBI/KF8 eBook)
[6:45] – Uploading your MOBI/KF8 eBook and choosing DRM option (note: please do not upload your EPUB eBook to Amazon)
[7:45] – Previewing your uploaded MOBI/KF8 eBook
[8:50] – Verifying your publishing territories
[9:05] – Pricing and royalty options
[10:25] – Verifying the size of your eBook to estimate the delivery fee
[11:10] – Saving and publishing your eBook [typically takes 12-48 hours]
[11:50] – Verifying your product page looks good: cover, product description, and “Look Inside” feature
[13:20] – Updating an eBook that is already published


Victor Canaba says:

best tutorial… 

Lorrinda Michieka says:

good step-by-step walkthru

Greatest Health Miracle says:

Thanks so much for this, awesome!

joannah appledecca Vaughan Wyx says:

Thank You. Excellent. It doesn’t seem so daunting now.

Sue Katz says:

I’m uploading my book Lillian’s Last Affair right now, but stopped to
listen to you and learned some insightful crucial information. Thanks so

Lee Anderson says:

i miss Thailand wow thanks

James Bath says:

Excellent tutorial. Thanks.

Diana Burleson says:

Thank you for this great tutorial. I watched the ones that Amazon provided
and they didn’t have the detail you provided. You answered a lot of
questions that I had after viewing Amazon’s videos. 

gabriel rivard says:

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mauricio garcia says:

Thank you so much for this video. I have been looking for a video like this
and finally found it. I am doing this the 1st time and had no idea how to
do it.

Isaiah Coe says:

Thank Paul, very useful info 🙂

Charlene Serena Hinds says:

thank you good step by step video. It truly helped me set up my first book

Andrew Rocha says:

good job paul salvette. i’ll recommend your book just for being awsome!

Paul Salvette says:

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