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Publish to Kindle and earn money
Publish to Kindle
Do you want to publish your own book and try to earn money from your content? It is now much easier with kindle Direct Publishing, so keep reading, because as a designer working in the publishing
industry I have seen many fundamental changes over the last 10 years. These are far and wide reaching but
one major impact to the publishing industry is the advent of ebooks, platforms such as the Amazon Kindle and the ability to Publish to Kindle.
At the start of my career the only way to publish a book was to approach a publisher with an idea / manuscript. The process then included a lot of luck, hard work and time, as there was really only one way to market and that was through the publisher.
Today we see that route to market expanded and diluted and the foundation of how we purchase and read our books is changing forever.
Lets start with a very brief look at what the Amazon Kindle is
The Kindle is an electronic device for downloading, storing, and reading electronic books, known as ebooks. It was developed by a company called Lab 126 which is a subsidiary of Amazon. The Kindle itself has instant wireless access to Amazon.com and the ever growing number of e-books. You can read newspapers, subscribe to magazines and blogs, and even play audio files such as MP3’s or audio books. The Kindle is compact and lightweight so it is very easy to handle.
The Kindle uses a screen to display a page of content in an easy fashion to read as if it were a book. Turning the page is easy and you just press a button to go forward or backward. It can download compatible files directly to the Kindle and does not need to rely on a computer to download these files, like you do with some MP3 players and other electronics.
There is enough internal memory in the Kindle to be able to store hundreds of e-books but you can get an SD memory card if you want to add more memory.
There you have the Kindle in a nut shell, one of many devices that allows you to instantly download your ebook at any time of the day or night, store, read at your leisure and gives the user the ability to carry hundreds of books with them at once.
There are many devices such as the kindle entering the market and these devices alone are changing the face of the publishing industry. Add to this the ability for the user to publish their own books and you can begin to imagine the challenges publishers are, and will be facing in years to come.
Being able to publish to Kindle allows anyone, not just Kindle users, to create, upload, sell and market their own publications.
How to publish to Kindle using Kindle Direct Publishing
Below is a video that shows you how simple it is to publish to Kindle and publish your own ebooks to a massive audience.
Publish to Kindle easily
Read the true story of Amanda Hocklings selling 2 million books through self publishing
Read an incedible true story here about 26 year old Amanda Hocklings Kindle publishing success where previously unpublished writer Amanda sold 2 million books through self publishing.