Low content books is doing great in terms of sales for the past months. The stats on this product niche spiked up since people started to do things virtually while at home. The demand for quality low content books doubled. People kept on buying journals, diaries, planners and coloring books online to assist in their daily tasks and even for entertainment.
That’s why it’s great to get involved in publishing low content books. Publishing low content books is easy especially when you do it with Kindle Direct Publishing.
WHAT IS KINDLE DIRECT PUBLISHING?
Kindle Direct Publishing also known as KDP is Amazon’s self-publishing platform. It’s a tool for authors to use in publishing their work online. By publishing through Amazon KDP, you can make your low content book available to all Kindle Readers around the world. The best part about publishing with Amazon KDP is that it’s 100% free. You can self-publish any material you have with no cost whatsoever. All you have to do is sign-up with them.
HOW TO PUBLISH LOW CONTENT BOOKS ON KINDLE DIRECT PUBLISHING?
1. Create a KDP Account.
Creating a KDP Account is easy, all you have to do is enter your name, email address, password and then agree to Amazon’s Conditions of Use. It’s also for free so there will be no monthly or recurring charges once you sign up with them. After setting up your account details with them and verifying your email address and mobile number, you’ll be able to start creating your ebook.
2. Preparing your low content book for publishing.
This step is easy. All you need to do is Click on the “+Kindle EBook” and start the ball rolling.
Once you click on “+Kindle eBook”, you’ll be required to fill in some details about your low content book. There are three categories you need to fill out.
Kindle eBook Details
This is the section where you give details about your book. Details such as the language of your book, book title, series information, name of the author, description and publishing rights.
Make sure you enter the right details about your book because it’s what potential customers will read when they look through Kindle’s bookstore. KDP will also ask for keywords linked to your low content book. It’s highly suggested that you enter 7 keywords to make your book more easy to search on Amazon Kindle.
Kindle eBook Content
This part is where you upload your ebook and cover image. KDP accepts several types of formats for your ebook. They accept DOC/DOCX, KPF, ZIP, HTM OR HTML, MOBI, EPUB, RTF, TXT, and PDF. After you upload your manuscript, you’ll be required to upload your book cover. For book covers, you can upload JPG or TIFF images only. If you don’t have a cover book ready, you can make one through KDP’s Cover Creator. KDP has pre-made covers you can use and upload should you want to. Just choose the cover that best reflects your content.
Once you’re done choosing your book cover, you can see a preview of your book by clicking on KDP’s “Online Previewer”.
Kindle eBook Pricing
This is where you decide on how much you want to earn through royalties. If you want to earn higher then choose 70% royalty where you’re book will be priced around $2.99 to $9.99 US dollars. If yyou want to sell it at a lower price and avoid transfer fees, select 35% option instead. If you’re not so confident on how to price your book, you can visit KDP Pricing Support.
3. Publish your low content book.
After filling out all the details required by Amazon KDP, you can now click on “PUBLISH YOUR EBOOK”. And then your done! You’ve officially published your low content book.
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