How to Publish Your Book on Amazon: Part 1

Gone are the days when publishing a book meant creating a manuscript, submitting it to one publisher after another and dealing with rejection after rejection.

More often than not, the rejections had little or nothing to do with the quality of your manuscript.

J K Rowling's manuscript for the first Harry Potter book was rejected by 12 publishers before being accepted by Bloomsbury. All while eking out an existence as a single mother living on welfare! She has been famously quoted as saying "I wasn't going to give up until I'd been rejected by every publisher in existence". Fortunately, that didn't happen. She is now one of the world's top earning authors. Her books have brought in more than $25 billion and sold more copies than any other book series. And then, of course, there are the movie royalties.



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manna4star2 Premium
Phil, I started a KDP Account a few days ago and published my first e-book. Today I published 3 more. Your training walked me right through it. But I am still lost. I have a couple of more papers I have written and want to publish them also. But I have run into a slight snag right now with one of them and I am going to send you a PM. it is currently 2124 Monday night here in Rogers, Arkansaw.

Sonny
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phil1944 Premium
OK Sonny I'll look out for it.
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roysinOnline Premium Plus
Timely training for me, Phil. My first book is in "production", and even if it is a long term project of mine (not at the top of my priority at the moment), this training come in very handy. It fits very well into the long term plans of rebooting my business and my new niche website.

I will be following the next parts of the series with eyes wide open :-)

Roy
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phil1944 Premium
Sounds great, Roy. All the best with it. Part 2 has now been published:
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Freedomseekr Premium
Great training for getting started on publishing books on Amazon, Phil! This has been an idea of mine to do for awhile now, although I did work with a couple others in the past, I didn't have much to do with the actual setting up all this on Amazon. So, this will help a lot once I get going on it as I'm still trying to decide on what type of book to do, lol.

Thanks for sharing!
Best wishes :) ~Sherry
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phil1944 Premium
My pleasure, Sherry. Part 2 of the training will include picking a genre on the basis of making money from it and getting the actual book ghostwritten.
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Freedomseekr Premium
Sounds awesome! Looking forward to checking it out!
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phil1944 Premium
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Nina64 Premium
Thanks so much for this great information. My niche is on gardening for the beginner. Can I just incorporate the information from my articles on my website into a book. I see how I can create a series from the different menus that I have. Do you think that's a good idea or is it being redundant.
Nina
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phil1944 Premium
No, it's a great idea. I single source as much as possible. You automatically own the copyright to all original material you produce so can do what you like with it.
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Nina64 Premium
Thanks for the reply. I was hoping you would say that. Why reinvent the wheel?
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JeffreyBrown Premium Plus
I have two books of my WA Blogs, so why not, Nina? Go for it!

Jeff
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Nina64 Premium
Thanks for letting me know! I appreciate it.
Nina
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phil1944 Premium
You're welcome, Nina.
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RCanty Premium Plus
Appreciate the info, Phil!

Canty
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phil1944 Premium
You are most welcome, Canty.
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