What’s The Difference Between KDP and KDP Select?

What’s The Difference Between KDP and KDP Select?

For new self-publishing authors, Amazon KDP and KDP Select can cause confusion What is the difference? In essence, KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) is non-exclusive, so you can sell your ebook at other retailers as well as Amazon Kindle, while KDP Select (KDPS) requires that you grant Amazon exclusive selling rights for your ebook. Amazon’s explanation of digital (ebook) exclusivity is

Book Design Basics for New Indie Authors

Book Design Basics for New Indie Authors

What should your book look like? By Kate Sullivan You’ve written your first book. You’ve sent it through the rounds with beta readers, hired an editor, shaped up your title, and gotten a head start on building your marketing platform. You’ve even done the research to determine that self-publishing is right for you; you’re going to avoid the hassle and

Delisting An Ebook On D2D. How long does it take?

Delisting An Ebook On D2D. How long does it take?

Delisting an ebook from Draft2Digital or Smashwords is necessary if you want to enrol your title with Amazon KDP Select. I have written before about Draft2Digital and Smashwords and how both platforms have advantages when it comes to open publishing. While Draft2Digital shines with its interface and automatic end-matter, Smashwords has a far wider distribution network and its own ebook

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