Publish on Amazon
© Cheryl Wright - All Rights
In the past, writers had no
choice but to submit to publishers to have their work published. Self-publishing was frowned upon, and
because of that, many writers shied away from doing it.
A lot has changed.
Hundreds, if not thousands of authors,
including some NY Times Bestselling authors, are going the self-publishing route. Often exclusively via Kindle.
Following the release of the Kindle, self
publishing has never been easier.
Many writers have failed to sell their
‘traditionally published’ books because they’ve failed to promote effectively. Or even to promote at
Promotion is still important, but Amazon
attracts huge amounts of people on a daily basis, and therefore your book will get more exposure than you ever
Recent statistics showed ebooks are now
outselling print books, so we’re well and truly in the electronic age. Right now – at ground level – is a perfect time to
venture into this lucrative area.
Rather than receive a small percentage of
royalties, you get the highest percentage of profit.
Amazon takes a cut, which is only fair since they’re housing your
However, there are some facts that writers
must be aware of to make full use of this amazing service.
Potential readers through Amazon Kindle is a staggering
500,000 and increases daily. What this means to the writer is the reach is potentially way more compared to
that of a print book.
Before publishing on Kindle, the author needs to be aware
of the different formats the device supports.
Standard formats like word, text file, Adobe PDF, HTML are
supported but all of them are edited and formatted differently. Before choosing the right format, one needs
to know how to edit that and how the final product looks like. (There are specific formatting guidelines
which need to be followed.)
If you’d like to learn more, I suggest you take a look at this comprehensive
course that will show you
everything you need to get started earning an income with Amazon